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My Frigidaire GS26HSZCBO icemaker inlet tube keeps freezing when the ice maker arm is up in the off position. If you keep the arm down its fine but you have to keep throwing out ice because I can't use it as fast as it makes it. Any suggestions?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Icemaker not making ice.

That on/off arm...you should be able to move it and it will likely make a small click when the switch goes on or off. That arm controls the ice making. There is also a float, is it working freely? It has a switch too. Ultimately, the water is controlled by a solenoid valve. It may be defective. Many of these units are removable to test the switches with a multimeter. Turn off the water and remove to test. Some parts are available...some parts are by the unit only.

Posted on Dec 24, 2007

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Check the inlet for clog, also check to see if you're fitting the filter right. the part where you have to press to release the filter should come back to it's normal position when you insert the new filter.

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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take the line off of the solinoid valve and check to see if there's a screen in the valve. that could be plugged with debris.

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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I had a problem with my icemaker not drawing water or making ice, I did a full defrosting of my freezer taking everything out leaving the door open for about 1.5 hours It appeared that the inlet water supply had an ice blockace up in the water outlet, defrosting it cured the problem, it has been workinf fine for the last day tub is full of ice!!

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Icemaker fill tube keeps freezing up.

The reason your fill tube to the icemaker is freezing up time and time again is simply the valve, or valves (water valves) that dispense water to the door and icemaker. It most likely always is the icemaker side because it is always harvesting ice and it gets used the most. The only way to stop this is to replace the water valves almost always located in the rear of the Refrigerator with the supply line coming off the wall the valves with one or two electric plugs that energize the solinoid type valve when unit calls for water. Tired of getting out the hair dryer and melting the ice that plugs up the fill tube? This is the only solution. Some of the time is because lime, or other deposits in the water will not allow the plunger to rest in the complete closed position. When the valve is energized for the amount of time needed it lifts the plunger allowing water to flow through. Then when it goes back down
to the closed position it has a small gap that causes water to seep through. There you have it! It's fixed! Unplug unit before replacing valves.If you have a double valve system make sure your lines go back to the original spot. Some of them have a 1/4" line with plastic compression fitting for the icemaker and a 3/8" for the water at the door. Some have both 1/4" compression fittings coming out like "Amana" so once again, make sure to get all lines back to the same possition. Free info. from-

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San Antonio, Tx. 78209
210-822-1818/210-493-2700, cell# 210-264-1471

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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