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Icemaker not making ice - feeler arm in up position

I have seemingly the same problem as a least one prior post: Water enters, ice forms, fingers only rotate to drop ice when cube-size "reset" selector button is held for 10 sec. Bucket "feeler" arm never rotates to down position except during reset operation; it's final position is always up...ice bucket full.

Did this problem get solved? If so, please tell me how. Thanks buckets (of ice)?

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  • transcapacit Aug 08, 2008

    water enters ice tray and ice cubes are made but you have to continually press gel type reset button to get ice

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You may have a broken icemaker and needs to be replaced.  The internal parts are solid state electronics and they can break.

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