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Our icemaker in model gfsf2hcyc will not dump ice. There is frozen ice in it but it won't dump. Don' know what to do. Thanks for any help!!

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SOURCE: Ice maker too slow

Ice makers will only drop cubes about every two hours. There is nothing you can do to speed it up. However, if you have low water pressure to the fridge, then you will have slow production. You need a minimum of 30-40 pounds (constant) of water pressure to the fridge for the ice maker to work properly. Things I typically see causing low pressure are: Self piercing saddle valves on the water line (need drill type), and reverse osmosis systems connected to the fridge. In some rare cases a very old water filter or limed up supply line.

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Icemaker makes ice, but doesn't dump it.

If you have a steady blinking light when you open the door then the sensor is working. I these cases the problem is usually in a bad motor or thermostat in the icemaker. If you need I can give you instructions on how to change these parts.

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Ice maker won't dump

REMOVE THE FRONT PANEL FROM THE ICE MAKER,SEE IF YOU SEE ANY BROKEN GEARS,ALSO THERE IS A HEATER THAT HEATS UP BEFORE THE DUMP CYCLE TO LET THE ICE DROP OUT,THE BEST TO DO IS REPLACE THE ICEMAKER IF TYOU DON'T FIND ANYTHING,YOUR LOCAL APPLIANCE PARTS STORE SHOULD HAVE ONE FOR AROUND $50,EASY TO INSTALL-MIKE

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

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SOURCE: icemaker will not dump the ice into tray

Make sure that an ice cude is not stuck somewhere in the maker. I had a simular problem and that was it.

Posted on May 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Icemake rarely dumps ice and when it does they are small cubes

There has to be a restriction in the water supply line from your saddle valve, ( shut off valve on the cold water line ) to the water valve. It can be in the category of, the hole in the water supply line is getting calcium build up or to small of piercing, or it can be a kink in the water line, or even the white fill tube at the icemaker is closing up with ice. 99% sure you will find the problem in one of those areas.

Posted on May 04, 2009

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