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Frididaire Gallery series side by side with ice and water in the door

My ice maker works fine, but I like cube ice.  A friend of mine likes crushed, so she used it.  Now, I can't get cubed ice to come back even after holding in the reset button and holding in the cube ice button - only crushed.  Any ideas?  Thaks!

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  • kasquared Oct 16, 2007

    It is definately the solenoid.  I think it is frozen and worked with it a little, heard the pop and replaced the ice bucket. and flipped the tube underneath and there came the cube ice.

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First pull out the ice bucket and close the door.  Set for cubed ice.  Press the button for ice to come out and listen for a loud clunk noise.  That is the sound of the solenoid.  You can open the door, hold the light switch and press the button and watch for the solenoid moving up and down.  Solenoid is at the back of the freezer in a little square opening where the rod on the ice bucket goes into.  If that solenoid is moving ok then put the bucket back in while the solenoid is in the down position and cubes should work.  If solenoid is not working then it will need to be replaced.  Let me know what you find.

Posted on Oct 14, 2007

  • Craig Shelton
    Craig Shelton Oct 16, 2007

    You can take that solenoid apart and put some silicone grease on the shaft and sometimes that will help.  If it continues to lock up then it is best to replace it.

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