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Ice maker still not working

Ok, so I went and bought a new module/motor. It came with a new tray. I installed it and ran it through a test cycle. Still the tray does not twist through its entire spectrum of travel. Maybe I dont have enough power coming to the motor? Is there a relay that you know of, or some sort of converter that supplies the 12v power this thing needs to run? Is that even a possibility of not getting quite enough power? There has got to be something I'm missing. Maybe the cycle should pause at the point it does for however long, I going to leave it be for a while and see if it eventually dumps the ice. -Thank You

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  • Anonymous Feb 02, 2007

    The Ice Tray twists past the fill tube perfectly, however it seems to be intended to twist a long ways. The sensor that registers when it is time to dump had gone bad at some ponit in time. The tray that came with the new motor dumps fine, luckily. Although I still had to force the new assembly in order for it to turn all the way. What I did was refabricate the cam on the large cog to where it registers at the point of the tray dumping ice, even though it doesn't make the full twist. As far as I can tell everything is working now. I kept one good cog just in case someone comes up with an idea that helps me to fix my machine properly. If you have ever run into a failure like mine I would like to know what fixed it. I am thinking that the motor just doesnt receive enough power to twist completely, causeing the motors overload shutoff

  • to occur before it triggers the other switch. There must be a relay or power supply to this unit that isnt working completely. I can Also post pictures of what I did, and a breakdown of parts involved if it helps anyone else with this same problem. Let me know what you think.

  • Anonymous Feb 02, 2007

    The part number on the motor assembly I bought is DA97-00258C. It cost me about $75, I saved a little money buying it locally but you can also get one here:

    This assembly is the 7 cube tray that produces cubes that look similar to little footballs or something cut in half. Very small unit. I understand it is NOT the most common thing seen. I mention these things, because there is no picture at the link.

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    Flayel, there was a service flash on this ice-maker. ASC20060525001. Has to do with the fill tube freezing up and the tray hanging up. As the ice tray twist to harvest, it gets hung up on the tube and is pulled from the mount position. They revised the fill tube, part number DA63-02928A. Now Im not saying this is your problem, but it's worth taking a look at. back.

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