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  • temfpom Jul 12, 2008

    thank you for your information. this has help some. i was getting about 10% crush ice. now i'am getting about 60% crush ice and 40% cubes.

    thanks tommy pomeroy

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THE AUGER MOTOR WORKS HWEN WE PRESS THE CUBES BUT WHEN WE PRESS THE CRUSH ICE ON THE DISPLAY BOARD ONLY THE ICE CUBES COME INSTEAD OF CRUSH PLS SEND US THE SOLUTION FOR THIS PROBLEM

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Take out the auger assembly (plastic pan with metal coil in it) and dump out the ice and clean and defrost it. let it dry before returning it to the freezer. sometimes ice will buildup and cause this problem.

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