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Ice-o-matic wont' drain water from bin

I have a new purge valve installed a year ago so I don't think that is the problem. I am not sure why the water wont' drain from the ice bin. The machine makes great ice.

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  • intmedhead May 23, 2009

    it is an ICEU220 undercounter mount

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    steve May 11, 2010

    There is a manual purge switch on this model. Does the valve energize when you push it?

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    steve May 11, 2010

    Apply line voltage to the purge valve and see if it works. If it does work you have a relay coil not energizing the purge valve.
    Your model may incorporate the purge relay in a solid state board.
    I would need a model number to know for sure.


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The purge valve empties the tray... the bin just drains with gravity... If you bin isn't draining... it must be clogged somewhere.

Posted on May 30, 2009

  • Anonymous May 30, 2009

    try taking a hose and holding it over the drain hole to flush out any possible clog. : )

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