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GSI-26 ice maker will not eject ice

The ice maker fills, freezes the water into ice and ejects the ice correctly MOST of the time. Intermittently, however, the eight ejected cubes of ice will freeze to the back of the ejector bar causing the ejector fingers to stop their motion in a vertical down position. The cube tray will refill and now the ejector fingers will be frozen into the center of the next batch of eight ice cubes. If the stuck condition is discovered before the ejector fingers are frozen into the next cubes, the problem is solved by breaking of the eight cubes that are frozen to the back of the ejector bar. The ejector bar and fingers rotate to the normal aft horizontal positon. Everything will then work normal for as much as 2/3s of a tray of ice cubes then the ejector bar will freeze again before the finger return to the correct postion. Any ideas for a solution?

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  • Anonymous Aug 24, 2008

    I have the same problem, whats the solution?



  • tiedt Sep 02, 2008

    same exact problem, would love a solution

  • philsdale Oct 18, 2008

    Same as above. The ejector freezes then gets stuck. What can be done??

  • Anonymous Oct 22, 2008

    Welcome to the sub-zero iced up ice makers club. I have the same problem. It does work some times and then freezes up at other times. It's always the two or thee cubes and ejectors closest to the water dispenser. Anyone got any ideas?

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Replace the ice maker electronic module in the ice maker head. The gear is stripped. This module controls the enitre process in making ice. Can be easily changed in about 5 minutes. If we can help further....

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The ice maker should make an attempt to get the fingers in the correct position on its own. If it doesn't then it probably is bad. I always that out the jammed ice cube with a hair dryer till the fingers move over to the harvest position. No need to remove the ice maker. Their is going to be a fouled ice cube on these newer ice makers from time to time.

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Where you say occasionally, I would suspect a rough edge on your stripper arm or a ejector arm slightly out of alignment.

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