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Our ED5SHAXM ice maker is intermitant. It will make ice for several weeks and then suddenly stop making ice, the water flow to the ice maker stopes and the bin empties it's final time. Then weeks later it will suddenly, in the middle of the night, it starts making ice again. This has been going on for about a year and the water filter has been changed out several times without any noticable change in the frequency of the problem.

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Either the freezer temperature is too high or the internal thermostat inside the ice maker is faulty.
The freezer temp must be 5 degrees or less for the ice maker to work correctly.
If the freezer checks out OK you will need to replace the ice maker.

Posted on Apr 10, 2011

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