Update on my problem 1.When I turn on my icemaker is goes through a full cycle 2. The cutting grid is warm ready to cut - working fine-
Problem starts to occur - No water. 3. When in the icemaker calls for water to circulate over the freezing plate to begin the water freezing process - No water circulates over the freezing plate. What parts do I need ? a. control board b. water pump c. solenoid. Where should I start ????
Answer Randy, As I understand this, the icemaker does not fill the reservoir at the start of the cycle, so the unit does not fill and circulate the water over the chill plate to make cubes, correct ? The first place to start, make sure there is water supplied to the fill valve, and the fill valve screen is not clogged with debris, Then run the Diagnostic/test Mode, "Entering and Navigating — Manual Diagnostics
• Turn the product on. Within 10 seconds of Power On, press and hold the On and the Clean buttons. Release both buttons when
all user interface LEDs begin to flash. • Within 5 seconds of all LEDs fl ashing, push any other button on the user interface. This
begins manual diagnostics. • If no button is pressed within 5 seconds, the product goes into the automatic diagnostic mode used at the assembly plant. Each component is cycled for 5 seconds. • The Service button (or Off button on some models) is used to advance through each step. • To exit manual diagnostics, press the Power button (or On button on some models).These errors will occur at any time during normal operation if a thermistor fails. 2 Blinks — Service Light is blinking twice in repeating intervals – This signifies a bin thermistor
failure. Check that the bin thermistor is plugged in to the control box. Check that the bin thermistor is not open or shorted. Replace the thermistor if it is open or shorted. 3 Blinks — Service Light is blinking three times in repeating intervals – This signifies a harvest
failure. Check that the evaporator thermistor is connected to the sealed system tubing. If the thermistor is plugged in, ensure that it is fully connected to the control box. (The ice maker will operate on a timed cycle if the evaporator thermistor is unplugged.) Check the resistance of the thermistor. If the thermistor checks good, then look for a frost pattern on the evaporator plate.The unit may be low on refrigerant." this will give you and us a better idea of what may be the problem. Thanks
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Everything seems to work fine with the ice machine. However the water reservoir doesn't fill as it should and then runs short of water prior to the plate releasing the ice. Is there a float switch in the reservoir? How long should the filling cycle last? Maybe a bad controller board? Or maybe there has developed some kind of blockage in the water line?
You will want to check for a blockage in the water line. The specific location would be where the fill tube comes into the ice machine from the top back of the unit. You will want to take the top off the unit and check to see if the fill tube is frozen where it come into the unit. This would be the most likely cause for the unit to not operate properly. If it is frozen you will want to try to insulate it from the refrigerant lines as this would be the cause of the freezing.
Machine is powering off after a few cycles. No lights are lit up
In a lot of cases with this model the issue would be one of 2 things. If the unit is hooked up to a auxiliary drain pump then it is possible that the pump has a short in it that is causing the unit to power off. The other thing would be the water level sensor. If the sensor is faulty it can cause the unit to power down thinking that the water is continuously filling up and overflowing. You will want to test the sensor and if the sensor checks ok and not on a auxiliary drain then the issue would be the control board.