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Ice Maker The red light on my ice maker blinks two times and is not making any ice The ice maker is on and it is below 17 degrees Please help me

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  • Big Al60 Jan 20, 2009

    Light stays flashing even when flapper is down.

  • Anonymous Apr 10, 2009

    how do you test cycle im with optics on kenmore 106.56676500. thank you for any info

  • veepee0 Apr 15, 2009

    ice maker not making ice

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Frig, there is a couple of things you want to check here. First make sure that the fill tube that fills the ice maker is not frozen over. If it is, use a hair dryer or hot water in a baster to thaw it out. Second, check the ejector blades, they should be in the 2:00 position when in standby. If they are in any other position, you probably have a broken retainer clip on the module. The optics check as follows, with the door open 2 flashes with a pause repeatedly. Hold the left side flapper down and the light should stay on steady. If it does this, your optics are good. You can remove this ice-maker by removing the quarter inch screw in back on the right. Remove the harness cover and unplug the harness. The ice-maker will pull straight out. Then you can remove the module cover and check the center gear clips. Catriver..post back

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    Who ever the jerk is that rated this poor, let's see you come up with the answer. This post is right on, however there is a idiot around every corner, and the idiot rated it...Catriver..

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How do you cycle im in kenmore ref that has optic sensor

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Catriver, as always your solution is great!

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I agree with Catriver, sounds like the "motor module" needs replacing. I must replace 3 of these a week at least so they seem to only last 2-3 years.

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