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Sub zero ice cubes are turning out badly

The service light is on - though the freezer and refrigerator parts are holding their temperature. The ice cubes are coming out smaller and whithered. There is no ice build up, no water anywhere. I did clean the pretty thick dust layer from the grate over the coils at the top of refrigerator - hadn't done that in 5 years.

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  • Anonymous Aug 20, 2008

    small ice cubes very few Ice service light on

  • retsok Aug 30, 2008

    I have a 650 as well. My service and ice light is blinking and it has stopped making ice cubes. I tried your solution of hitting the alarm button for 10 seconds. Nothing happened other than turning the alarm on, which then started going off. How can I tell if my ice maker is on or not. I hit the on/off button and it makes noise- but I can't tell when it is actually on.

    Thanks.

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Hold in the alarm button for 10 sec and it will reset...let me know

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