After about a year of owning my new refrigerator, the ice machine quit working. There's a little green light in the freezer on the ice maker that keeps blinking. I've tried resetting the ice maker and unplugging the fridge then plugging it back in, but nothing seems to work.
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Re: general electic gsh25jfta bb
According to the manual for your refrigerator:
Blinking green light indicates an ice cube is stuck in the icemaker. To fix - Turn off the ice maker with the on/off switch. Then remove all of the ice from the icemaker by hand and turn it back on.
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Look at the drawing below. #240 is the defrost thermostat and it clips near the top of the coils of the freezer. It is about the diameter of a quarter and has 2 wires coming out of it. Its job is to reach a certain temperature and then cut the power to the defrost heater. To check it you will need for it to be cold and then use an ohm meter to read ohms through the 2 wires coming from it while it is disconnected from the circuit. Hold it in your hand until you feel it click and then you should not be able to get a reading through it. A normal failure of this part is exactly opposite of what you are describing but it is the control that allows power to the heater. What you are describing does sound more like the main board going bad. Sometimes when it cycles on to cool you can hear a clicking from the board but not always. I also have found some loose solder joints on the relays on that board. Be aware if your going to look at it the unit needs to be unplugged as 110 volts will be present.
Here are the part numbers. Defrost thermostat is WR50X10068 The board is WR55X10942
Some have said that if you are fridge is still making ice, then your water line may be frozen. So you need to let it thaw out by leaving the freezer door open. Figure out somewhat to try and keep the cold air in by using plastic sheeting or something, until the line thaws. You can't dispense water with the door open, so reach up press the button that makes it think its closed and try to dispense the water..or just shut the door to test it out. I am going to try this when I get home today, because I am having the same problem on my GE model# GSH25JFTA BB.
check water valves on back of fridg. you can do this by pulling and omeing out the coil on the w. valve and replace if needed some times ther are two w. valves and both will need to be checked. one is for water to ice maker and one is for dispening water to the door.. now thats just for the water if you get the water working and going to the ice makek and then no ice it could be ice maker. but most likley a bad w.valve
Ice makers generally only last about three to five years depending on the use and water quality in your area, a new ice maker is about $100 most of them take a part number D7824706Q check with your local appliance parts store.
I solved my own problem. Just realized the red & green dots are not lights
The only LIGHT is the top signal light marked " water filter." which is green
when filter is ok & turns red when filter needs changing. The red & green
dots are not lights but are indicators for the water filter light. Red dot meaning
"change filter" and the Green dot means "filter ok"