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ICE MAKER ON KENMORES ELITE SS

MY ICE MAKER IS NOT PRODUCING ICE HAS NEW FILTER WATER SUPPLY IS GOOD.
THERE IS A RED LIGHT BY ON / OFF SWITCH FOR ICE MAKER THAT IS BLINKING

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Friend,
ngfam1 At your service!

You need service this time !
Sounds like a Thermostat problem!
How old is the ice maker?
If is 10 years old or more you may not be advisable to put good money into bad! New appliances are so much more efficient today that they can save you a lot of money in energy!!!!
You need a hands on tech for this repair!

Below I referred you to a great service nation wide!

If none of these tasks remedy the heat problem then here is a good company that's found nation wide.
A&E Factory Service
A&E has schedulers available to take appointments 24/7
And they do warranty work too, for most manufactures!
1(800) 905-9505

You will be fine
Bless You ngafm1
PLEASE GIVE ME A GOOD RATING BEFORE YOU SIGN OFF

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Friend,
ngfam1 At your service!

You need service this time !
Sounds like a Thermostat problem!
How old is the ice maker?
If is 10 years old or more you may not be advisable to put good money into bad! New appliances are so much more efficient today that they can save you a lot of money in energy!!!!
You need a hands on tech for this repair!

Below I referred you to a great service nation wide!

If none of these tasks remedy the heat problem then here is a good company that's found nation wide.
A&E Factory Service
A&E has schedulers available to take appointments 24/7
And they do warranty work too, for most manufactures!
1(800) 905-9505

You will be fine
Bless You ngafm1
PLEASE GIVE ME A GOOD RATING BEFORE YOU SIGN OFF

Aug 28, 2008 | Kenmore 53642 / 53644 Side by Side...

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ICE MAKER ON KENMORES ELITE SS


Friend,
ngfam1 At your service!

You need service this time !
There are a number of causes for this situation!
I would need be hands on to remedy this!

How old is the ice maker?
If is 10 years old or more you may not be advisable to put good money into bad! New appliances are so much more efficient today that they can save you a lot of money in energy!!!!
You need a hands on tech for this repair!

Below I referred you to a great service nation wide!

If none of these tasks remedy the heat problem then here is a good company that's found nation wide.
A&E Factory Service
A&E has schedulers available to take appointments 24/7
And they do warranty work too, for most manufactures!
1(800) 905-9505

You will be fine
Bless You ngafm1
PLEASE GIVE ME A GOOD RATING BEFORE YOU SIGN OFF

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My trio is producing pink ice, the sears guy came and told me that it is the water, but no where in the house has pink water. it happens periodically, I changed teh filter, but no luck, any ideas


It is not a conspiracy. Utilities are strictly regulated, they are not trying to kill you, and they are not putting strange chemicals in the water to mask other things. Utilities deal with taste and odor problems by producing cleaner water, not by adding things to mask the issue.

The pink ice is from the lines feeding your ice-maker. I am surprised the repairman never heard of it. I would call a better company next time. This issue is very common with new ice-makers, or new lines. To clean the lines you can run massive amounts of tap water through it, or a couple bottles of carbonated water. This should clean it out and you will no longer have pink ice.

Also keep in mind that ice refracts light, and depending on the lighting in your house and the type of ice you are looking at, it can appear blue, red, green or any other color, when it is actually not. If you are not sure - take it out in the sun and look at it there - where the light is more "white". Also, water concentrates solutes when it freezes, so any discoloration coming from your water softener may be more noticeable in your ice than in your tap water.

However, this is far more likely just the common problem that happens with new lines. Occam's Razor - look it up.

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