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Ice maker will only dispense crushed ice

I defrosted the ice maker and cleaned everything out, but even on the cubed ice setting I only get crushed ice. Anyone have any ideas?

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  • Cateacher Aug 20, 2008

    Thanks for the response, I'll take a look at it this weekend. Do you know of a good place to buy solenoids for the ice maker?



  • Anonymous Oct 29, 2008

    Same problem. Cleaning frost, etc. from ice bin cures problem for a day or two when problem returns.

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Here's what worked for me. The problem I found was that the metal bracket that the dispensing rod goes into was stuck preventing the bypass flap from working.
1) Remove the ice container
2) With door open, and cube ice selected, press against dispensing switch with finger (same switch you press glass against). You also need to hold in the door switch (the freezer light will go out)
3) In cube mode the metal bracket (see first paragraph) should snap up.
4) I also put it in crushed mode and repeated. The bracket should only snap up in cube mode.
As it turned out mine was stuck and would not activate. I think by removing the weight of the rod and ice tray, it was just enough relief for it to become unstuck. Btw, my wife was shocked that I was able to fix it (c:

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You may have a broken solenoid inside the motor assembly.  The solenoid controls the arm for cubed or crushed ice.  The only way to tell is remove the ice dispenser motor assembly and look at the solenoid.  If the solenoid is broken, replace it and everything should be ok.

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    For an LG unit, you have to buy it directly from LG.  They don't have a distribution network yet.

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The spring coming off the rod will also cause this problem, also the bypass flap may be stuck open, always check the simple things first, hope this helps.

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SOURCE: Ice maker only dispenses crushed ice, won't dispense cubed ice anymore.

I have a GE TFX25ppbaaa refrigerator. The ice maker corkscrew motor would run and provide crushed ice only. The corkscrew motor would not run when the switch was moved to the cubed ice ( half moon) setting.

I replaced the large Light/ water/ crushed ice/cubed ice switch , ( product service number GEH WR55X129 ) ( part number GE 162D6372 PO17 )and it fixed the problem. Cost was about $43.00.

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You have a solenoid switch which switches the dispenser back and forth from crushed to cube. It could be stuck or not working or the parts connecting it could be disconnected or broken. You will have to observe to see if any parts are moving and if any noise is coming from the solenoid

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