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Ice maker makes ice, but it will not drop the cubes into the ice cube tray...

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Are they staying on top of the ice maker or are they going all over? The ice bucket might be the wrong size.

Posted on Oct 29, 2013

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Remove white plastic cover on ice maker. On bottom you will notice the heater connections, check for voltage. If good, heater is most likely bad.

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My ice maker was making ice just two days ago after being off for a while. I am a new tenant. I made one basket full of ice, which I dumped to make sure the system and water was flushed thoroughly. Now the ice is just stuck there, you can see the cubes but they aren't going anyway. I try to gently force them out, but no way, they aren't budging! So, how do I eliminate this problem?

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