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Ice maker I just replaced the rear mount ice maker kit and it is making three half ice cubes. Can I increase the amount of water, so it will make more ice? Thank you.

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  • gutilcar Jun 24, 2008

    Can you tell me how to increase the amount of water to the ice maker?

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When an ice maker is producing ice poorly--when it produces just a few cubes or none, or when the cubes are too small--it's usually because of a clogged water line or a defective water inlet valve.

First, check the water line attached to the back of the refrigerator for good water flow. To do that, first turn off the water supply valve. Then remove the water line from the back of the refrigerator. Next, place the water line into a bucket and momentarily turn the water valve back on to test the flow. If the flow is poor, you need to repair, clean, or replace the tubing or the shut-off valve that supplies the water. If the flow is good, you may have to replace the water inlet valve.

Posted on Jun 24, 2008

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    Swilin Sampson Jun 24, 2008

    If the inlet water valves are good, the water will flow normally and will be shut off automatically by the switch. You do not need to turn upi the amount of water. that will not help. Also check the water inflow sensor , that could be defective and cutting off the amount of water that flows in.

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There is a screw located under the plastic thing pull that off u will see a screw go right to add water to the ice maker go left to low the rate of water in ur ice maker check it to see if the ice is any bigger

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Hello,

Put more water in the ice maker cubes and then set to high freezing point so that H2O quickly turn into cubes.

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Yes you can increase the water ,so you can make more ice..,and increase also the thermostat adjusment.this is ok there no problem occur...

Posted on Jun 24, 2008

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    LORETO LACARON Jun 25, 2008

    try to checked water tube line maybe had accumulated water sediment or other water minerals ,because being old already,maybe that can cause little water flow and produce ,water is lack of pressure to the exact amount of water needed ,, change this also water tubes line and clean also the steady parts passage of water ..try this option so you can get exact amount of water...

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Most likely your problem lies with the sensor or solenoid if the intake isn't frozen over. A defrost of the icemaker will narrow down the exact problem and I would be glad to further help you after you do this. thanks

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    Benjamin Patri Jun 24, 2008

    First make sure the water line entering the fridge has good pressure and that there is no blockage anywhere. If there isn't then you solenoid will require replacing

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    Benjamin Patri Jun 24, 2008

    Replacing the solenoid should then fix your problem

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Sure you can increase the amount of water.

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