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Kenmore Coldspot w/Ice Maker Not Making Ice

My Kenmore Coldspot refrigerator with top door freezer and ice maker - model 106.9750514 has stopped making ice. Any suggestions?

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  • anand9 May 03, 2008


    I have the Kenmore coldspot w/icemaker. I have similar problem but a big bigger. I had my ice melting yesterday, so I removed all the ice out. Now there is no ice. My temperature in the freezer is not ) degrees or so. My icecreams are not solid, they are a soft. My refrigerator is also not cold, it is actually warm. Could you please help.

    Thank you,


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  • aarmani May 25, 2008


    I have the exact same problem reported. I'm not sure that a bad ice maker is causing the fridge not to get cold? Perhaps it could be the compressor?

    What is the best way to check this?

    Help is appreciated.

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  • ilarue Dec 01, 2008

    I have a model 106.9545510 side-by-side that stopped making ice. I have hard wired the solenoid valve and it does work. What ever controls the solenoid is probably the problem but I don't know what that is beyond the ice maker itself. I know of no adjustments or corrections to the ice maker. Any suggestions would be great.



  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2009

    My Coldspot was cooling just fine but not making ice. Turns out there is a design flaw where the upper freezer cooling vent blows on the water supply line to the ice maker which freezes it.

    Solution, put a piece of duct tape over the vent to redirect the cold air away from the line. Then use a hair dryer to melt the ice in the plastic tubing. Ice maker has been working for 6 months now.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    I have a Kenmore Coldspot Model 106 855480. Do you have the electrical schematic for this device?

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    i have kenmore coldspot model #70192000

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Hi LOP7,
In most cases you can easily solve this problem.
step one would be to make sure your freezer is getting cold enough. If you have icecream in your freezer is it frozen solid or is it soft. Most icemakers cycle around 0 degrees and if your freezer is not getting to 0 then it will not cycle and it will not make ice.
Step two would be to make sure you icemake is cycling. To do this simply lift the little shut off arm on your icemaker and wait about an hour then go back to the icemaker and drop the arm down. The icemaker should start going through a cycle. You should notice the arm slowly begin to raise and the ice dispencer fingers will begin to turn. Then you will hear it call for water. You may hear a humm.
If the freezer is cold enough and the icemaker is cycling that only leaves the inlet valve. replace the valve and enjoy the ice.
If the freezer is cold enought and the icemaker does not cycle, then you have a bad icemaker. Simply replace the icemaker and viola.
Third if the freezer is not cold enought 0 defrees. Then you may have a defrost problem. In this case post more info and I will be happy to help. Good luck [email protected]

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Need schematic on ice maker from gear up thru washers and blades=====Mod #106 52552100 Ser #5042986

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  • Max G Gambee Jun 28, 2013

    need schematic on ice maker from gear up thru washers and blades=====Mod #106 52552100 Ser #5042986



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SOURCE: Oue Kenmore Coldspot ice-maker quit working. Any

Wake up one morning and Boom no ice left in the bin. What happened and What can I do to fix it without calling someone? Some ice makers will get a piece of ice in the wrong place and jam the extraction. Get a hair dryer and heat up the ice maker to release the fouled ice cube and that baby will start going. No water in ice mold?Do this easy test: pour some water in the ice maker mold and wait. If it kicks out a batch, but it has no water in it, most likely the water valve is bad. water%20valve%20for%20water%20and%20ice%20through%20the%20door.jpg Watervalve for SxS box Since it is the cheapest part and you can do it yourself replace it. If it turns out you need a new ice maker then you have a new water valve already to go with it. What if the ice maker has ice in it but won't harvest any? One cheap and easy item for the do it yourselfer to replace is the ice mold thermostat. Check for voltage between T and H if you have 120 volts then the bi-metal (inside that ice mold thermostat) is bad. If it's good you will have 0 volts. ice%20mold%20thermostat%28modular%29.jpg Ice mold thermostat Located in the plastic housing and seated against the ice mold is that thermostat. This looks intimidating but is easily fixed by anybody who could change a spark plug. There is no wiring. One more thing to look for: You can put a jumper between L and V and this will activate the watervalve. Have rags ready! If you are a cheapskate and want to be frugal and not buy a new ice maker or a new head(brain) head1.jpg modular crescent ice maker you may want to remove the main gear and clean the copper plate behind it. That plate gets dirty and won't allow for a good contact with the water valve connection and does not power up the valve...Shhh! They will all be doing it! Modular crescent Icemaker test points: With NO power to the icemaker, and ice ejection fingers in the freeze position: Your ohm meter should read 8800 ohms between L and M, and 72 ohms between L and H. With power ON to the ice maker: If meter reads 0 volts between L and N you have no power to the ice maker. If the meter reads 120 volts then you have power to the ice maker. If you have 0 volts between L and H heater is off if you have 120 between L and H the heater should be ON. If you have 0 power between L and M the motor is off. If you have 120 between L and M then the motor should be ON. If you have 0 volts between T and H the thermostat is closed If the meter reads 120 between T and H then the thermostat is OPEN. If the voltage is 0 between N and V the water valve is closed. If the meter reads 120 water should be filling the mold.

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