I bought this Auger part to replace in my ice maker. I can't figure out out to get the old/broken auger detached. I have it pretty much taken apart, but can't get the broken auger unscrewed from the plastic part. Can't figure how how it is screwed in to unscrew it.
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This is common in these units. When the dispenser lever is depressed, an auger motor rotates the auger wire. When the auger rotates, it pushes the ice toward the dispenser door and chute. When the auger is defective, it isnt able to push the ice out of the dispenser. You need to check the auger to determine if it is broken or disconnected from the auger motor. If the auger is broken, replace it.
Hello. I had the same problem. I replaced the auger motor(around$95) 3 times and would only last about a little longer than a year. I bought the 4th one but this time, I wanted to diagnose the issue. So it turns out that the auger motor goes installed with the impeller upwards. What was happening was that if a piece of ice would stay in the dispenser chamber and melt, the water would go into the auger motor eventually causing the auger casing to get full of water and slow it down or short it out. I took the casing apart and noticed that there was a small space between the motor and the casing. I drilled 2 nice sized holes in the dimple of the new motor very gently as to not drill into the impeller motor and installed the auger. To this day, 3 years later, no more having to buy new auger motors. Hope this helps!
Hello, Thank You for using FixYa. I will be helping you today.I checked every where and the ice stripper is no longer available for that ice-maker. You would have to replace the whole ice-maker.
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try and remove the ice bin.the watch the auger motor while the door is open and the switch help close while some one is tryind to dispence ice.if the auger turns the check and see if the u shaped braket is stripped you can tell this by grabbing it and turning back and forth it should only move one way.if it does not turn then the auger motor does need to be replace.make sure to check the wiring as well.if the motor turn check th is bin and make sure there is no ice jammed in the teeth of the auger this wolud stopp it from turning.i hope this was some help to you good luck. would like to here how things go for you.
If you cant manually turn your auger motor, it may be bad. Does it dispense solid ice or no ice at all? Another thing may be your control panel. That could be bad too, it's the one sending juice to both your solenoid and auger motor.