Question about Frigidaire FRS26R4A Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

Ice Cube maker stops making cubes as they are being made ....

I have Frigidare FRS26ZNH and the ice maker starts making ice but the ice cubes are stuck/frozen in the maker itself. If I reach in and break them off they start the process off again and the cubes get frozen and stuck again. I have tried lowering the temp in the freezer part but it still gets stuck again. ANY help would be appreciated ....

Posted by on

  • chrisbernacc Aug 03, 2008

    Yes I have the same problem. Check on ice often and find that the thermostat is overheating. The one under the ice cube tray. I am wondering if I should replace it? What do you think?

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 706 Answers

Ice makers use a small heating element to release the ice from the mold tray..sounds like that isn't working and everything else is. Check to make sure all electrical connectors coming from the ice maker are properly seated into their mating connectors. If that doesn't solve your problem, you may be better serevd by just replacing the entire icemaker assembly.. Hope that helps...

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Ice maker is not making ice. what could be the problem?


The two most common things that happen: the ice piles up too high, which pushes up the bar that tells it the bin is full and stop making ice. OR the ice sticks to the ice cube maker. If the ice pile is too high, knock it down or empty the bin. If the ice is sticking to the cube maker, try melting it and then spraying it with a non stick spray. Sometimes the water supply line is clogged, but that is not usually the problem.

Feb 28, 2015 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Sub zero 650 slow ice maker


Hi Maureen,

Your sub-zero 650 should produce about 8 cubes every 2 hours. It sounds like the heater beneath the ice maker may be wearing out. Ice makers use a heating mechanism to warm the cubes in the mold and force them to easily eject. If the heater is failing in the back slot, it could cause the ice cube to get stuck. If this is the case, you usually need to replace the part or the entire ice maker.

It is also possible the mechanism isn't properly aligned. You could try adjusting it.

You can find two manual on FixYa here: http://www.fixya.com/support/p24667-sub_zero_650_o_bottom_freezer

Otherwise, I suggest contacting their customer service or a technician: http://www.subzero-wolf.com/contact-and-support/index.aspx

Best of Luck!


Dec 09, 2013 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

My Bosch ice maker has a problem. It has frozen over and does not dispense the ice cubes, the refrigerator thinks it has dispensed the cubes and so try's to fill the ice cube tray up again with wa


Ice makers have heaters that loosen the cubes when time for harvest. Sounds like the heater on yours is bad, or maybe the ice maker itself is just bad. Most likely will have to replace ice maker.

Oct 12, 2017 | Bosch Refrigerators

1 Answer

I have a whrilpool refrigerater the ice maker will not fill with water?


Bonjour,
Ice makers can clog. The water valve can stick open or closed or even not work at all. The water fill nozzle can clog with ice or food. If the unit has been moved the water line could be kinked or the water filter may be clogged. Maybe the water valve for the ice maker water line is turned off. Is there one under the sink? Inside most ice makers there is a thermostat that tells the ice maker that the water is frozen and it's time to dump the ice cubes. That starts a geared motor running to dump out the cubes. And in some cases a mold heater is turned on to help break the ice cubes loose. A lot of ice makers have a cam attached to the motor that turns with the shaft. When the ice cubes are gone the cam starts a timer to refill the ice maker with fresh water to make some more ice cubes. Most "fill" cycles of ice makers are "timed fill". The fill cycle has to start and stop to get fresh water into the ice maker. There may be another thermostat that monitors the air temperature where the ice maker is mounted. If that thermostat thinks the air is not cold enough to freeze water nothing happens. If all the steps don't happen at the right time no ice cubes are made.

Jul 11, 2012 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Model was bought 1/92. Ice cube maker not working although we hear a churning sound that seems to signal something's trying to work! What do you think? KitchenAid KBRP20EMSS Bottom Freezer Refrigerator


Those ice makers get stuck from frozen ice portions. Try feeling around to see if anything in the icemaker is frozen up or any foreign object. Please do this with fridge unplugged. If you can't find any frozen or other obstruction then use the hair dryer to defrost the ice maker. This is only a guess from past experiences. My kids once put pop cicle sticks in the ice maker wanting to make ice cube on a stick. Goodluck Google burdfrenzy

Nov 26, 2010 | KitchenAid KBRP20EMSS Bottom Freezer...

1 Answer

Ice maker won't make ice after changing water filter


Have you tried adding a bit of water to the ice mold? Is their an ice cube stuck in the ice mold? If you have an ice cube stuck in there just heat the im with a hair dryer till the cube clears and fingers go around. Listen to see if you hear water going into the mold.

Oct 08, 2010 | Kenmore Elite 22.4 cu. ft. Bottom Freezer...

1 Answer

The Ice maker does not make cubes.


The water inlet valve on the back of unit opens when the ice maker needs water. If the valve doesn't seal good because of sediment or wear it will continue to drip and when the water reaches the ice maker supply tube it will freeze blocking the fill tube.. You can take the water line off the valve and watch to see if it drips.

If it overfills and drips, look for an adjustment behind the plastic endcover with a +/- on it. - is less water.

If it continuously drips, replace the water inlet valve on the back where the house water supply comes in.

Feb 06, 2010 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Does make ice cubes


Hi,
Here is a tip that I wrote about the reasons why ice makers do not work.

Ice Maker Problems and Ice Maker Troubleshooting

heatman101

fjjkf

Oct 02, 2009 | GE GTS22WCP Top Freezer Refrigerator

1 Answer

Freezer stopped making ice cubes


Pour about 2/3 cup of water into the ice maker . If it dumps , then replace the dual water valve behind the refrig . If it does not dump the frozen cubes , replace the ice maker .

Sep 27, 2009 | GE Refrigerators

Not finding what you are looking for?
Frigidaire FRS26R4A Side by Side Refrigerator Logo

650 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Frigidaire Refrigerators Experts

Charles T Nevin
Charles T Nevin

Level 3 Expert

4070 Answers

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4655 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Are you a Frigidaire Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...