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Refrigerator - Icemaker Not Dispensing,or Not Making Ice
Check that the feeler arm on the icemaker is in the down position and is not blocked.
If the icemaker does not have a feeler arm make sure the icemaker paddle is not blocked under the icemaker.
For more information on the causes of new icemakers not making ice.
For more information on normal ice production.
Side by Side models:
The filter may be loaded with sediment that can cause low water pressure.
The water pressure must be between 40 and 120 psi.
Pressures below 40 psi may cause a malfunction of the icemaker (i.e. producing hollow cubes or no ice production).
Test the water pressure:
Dispense water from the dispenser into a large measuring cup for 20 seconds. If the measuring cup contains less than 13.5 ounces (400 metric centimeters), the water flow is inadequate.
If the amount of water is less than 13.5 ounces then the refrigerator fails the test, remove the filter and test the refrigerator again with the by-pass plug in place.
If the refrigerator dispenses the proper amount of water with the by-pass plug in place, then the filter should be replaced.
If you no longer have the by-pass plug and it has been over three months since the filter has been replaced, you should replace the filter.
If the refrigerator fails the test again and you know you have the proper water pressure in your home, you should call service to check the refrigerator.
If the amount of water collected is over 13.5 ounces then the refrigerator passes the test and the dispenser is working correctly.
Ice not Dispensing Due To Clumping Ice:
Your dispenser may not be dispensing due to clumping ice cubes. The ice cubes in your icemaker may be clumping for a couple of reasons:
Low food load:
The defrost cycle radiates heat into the freezer. The ice in the freezer will naturally absorb the heat. This will cause the ice to melt slightly during defrost, then eventually freeze together in clumps. Increasing the food load in the freezer will buffer the warmth from the defrost cycle and keeps the ice from melting.
Lack of use:
When the ice bin is full, the pressure from the weight of the cubes can cause the bottom cubes to fuse and clump. To prevent this from happening, discard the clumped ice and check the bin periodically to ensure the ice is not building up.
If you do not use a large amount of ice, move the feeler arm on the icemaker to the up position to turn off the icemaker and stop ice production.
For more information on the causes of clumping cubes.
If the ice bucket is not seated correctly, ice will not dispense properly. Make sure the ice bucket is in the correct position. Refer to Use & Care manual.
This could be because the ice is clumped in the ice bin. When the automatic defrost cycle
occurs, heat is transferred to the freezer area. This can cause the cubes to melt
slightly and refreeze back together. You can take the bin out and give it a good
shake, or simply discard the cubes and start over with a fresh batch of ice cubes.
By increasing the amount of food in the freezer compartment, you may be able to buffer
the heat that comes from the defrost cycle and avoid clumping issues.
If you have a large ice bin and hardly use any ice, it is possible
that the cubes have gotten stuck together just from the weight of the
cubes on top of others.
First of all do not use these pink cubes or drink any water coming from the same source until the cause is nailed down. It could be as simple as making four full bins of ice, discarding each, until the cubes are normal. It could be that your ice maker is fed with a little 1/4 inch plastic line, no longer recommended, which is making the ice pink. [if that is the case change out the plastic with a braided stainless steel line. it will improve the quality of your water now and never ever break on you].
OR it could be a serious problem like water from your toilet tank being drawn back into your fresh water supply. All that being said, begin by not using the cubes and letting the machine produce four bins of ice which u discard. That is the most common fix.
your refrig has a built in bypass in the filter housing so yes it will work with out a filter in place. if you have not replaced your filter in the last 6 months that is likely the problem. Hollow cubes are usually a sign of not enough water getting into the icemaker then it cycles too fast and harvests hollow cubes.
when the hollow cubes fall into your bucket they bust and put water in with your cubes freezing them together. so by solving your water supply problem you'll solve most of your icemaking issues..