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I took ice maker out and replaced ice holder. I reconnected the wires. Now the panel lights do not come on and the fridge lights are blinking.

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Check to see whether the ice maker has been turned off. Here's how to check. Look for a wire along the right side of the ice maker that looks a bit like a coat hanger. If this wire is in the raised position, the ice maker is turned off. On some units you simply lower the wire to the down position to turn the ice maker on. On others, you lower a small red plastic lever to lower the wire. If the wire is in the proper position check the freezer temperature, it should be between 0-8 degrees Fahranheit. If it is warmer than 10-12 degrees, the ice maker may not produce any ice. Check your door seals and thermostat, repair/replace as necessary.

When an ice maker is producing ice poorly--when it produces just a few cubes or none, or when the cubes are too small--it's usually because of a clogged water line or a defective water inlet valve.

First, check the water line attached to the back of the refrigerator for good water flow. To do that, first turn off the water supply valve. Then remove the water line from the back of the refrigerator. Next, place the water line into a bucket and momentarily turn the water valve back on to test the flow. If the flow is poor, you need to repair, clean, or replace the tubing or the shut-off valve that supplies the water. If the flow is good, you may have to replace the water inlet valve.

The ice and water-dispensing system of your refrigerator is quite complex. Many components work together to provide the ice and water. Aside from a simple problem of a leaky water tube or a jammed ice chute, most other components are not user serviceable. We suggest that you contact a qualified appliance repair technician for such repairs.

Posted on Feb 13, 2008

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if you keep your hands out of the little beam slot on the paddel that is located on the left of the freezer and push it in the beam should shoot across to the reciever on the right and the light should stay on constant, that is if you have the switch on the right side turned on.

if it is turned on and the paddel is depressed and the light is still blinking the you need a beam kit part number 4389102

Posted on Apr 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Ice maker panel came loose on LG LSC26905TT fridge

Hello,
Please use the attched link to get the service and user manuals for your fridge. There are exploded views there as well so that should provide you suffiicient information to reinstall your panel. You can also get part numbers etc for replacements if that is necessary.. Hope this helps you...
http://136.166.4.200/contents/Fridge/LSC26905.htm
Regards,
Rick

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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If your ice maker has stopped producing ice completely, check these, in this order:

  • It may be turned off. Look for the wire along the right side of the ice maker that looks a bit like a coat hanger. If the wire is in the raised position, the ice maker is turned off. If so, try one of these:

    • If your ice maker has a small red plastic lever, lower it to lower the wire.

    • If there's no plastic lever, simply lower the wire.

    In either case, the ice maker should begin producing ice again. Also make sure that the temperature is 8 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. If the freezer is too warm, the ice maker won't cycle properly.

  • The ice maker fill tube may be blocked with ice. If so, melt the blockage using a hair dryer-but be careful to not melt any plastic parts! Also replace the water shut-off valve or water-inlet valve, or both, if necessary.

  • The ice maker head assembly may have broken parts. Look to see if the gears are broken. Check to see if the small plastic arms that rest against the ice rake are broken. If the ice maker head assembly is modular and you've found broken parts, you can just replace it.

Posted on May 30, 2009

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Fix the ice maker and make it quieter


Hope this helps somebody and saves some time. My Electrolux EI23BC56IS8 fridge mfd 4/2011 quit making ice a couple weeks ago. It has through-the-door dispensing from ice maker in top-left of fridge. I pulled the ice bucket out and found a rubber tube snaked around the corkscrew auger inside and saw 2 small wires hanging down inside the ice maker cavity. On further investigation I found those wires went to some kind of sensor that plugged into a harness in the top of the ice maker. As I cleaned out the bucket, I found the plastic mount that was supposed to hold the sensor to the bottom of the ice tray had fallen off and was wedged into the grinder and chute that routes it all through the door.



I read that this problem has caused electric shock in others, so I guess I am lucky. What seems to have happened is when the auger was turning it snagged the sensor part that is attached to the bottom of the ice tray. It is held on only by zip ties. When it snagged that, probably with a chunk of ice, it pulled the sensor into the auger and that yanked the wires apart. Tracing the wires up into the roof of the fridge I could see they led to a flat plug, so they were easy to unplug.



I could not find just the wiring harness so I had to buy the whole assembly, including the top rails, sensor, wires, arm and the cube tray. It was part # 2 in the attached diagram. I got it locally for about $100, and it took about 20 minutes to install.




The next day we were pleased to have ice again. But, the fridge was making a racket now. The buzzing and humming was noisy. I traced that to the ice maker. After researching this issue it seemed to be ice build up clipping the fan blades in the fan behind the ice maker. It turns out I should have turned off the ice maker (door control panel) when I replaced that part. Duh. Also, 20 minutes or so of holding the door open made probably caused moist air to condense on the coils behind the ice maker. I could see ice behind the fan, and when I pressed on the fan motor between parts 33 and 24 in the attached diagram, the sound would change. (that fan is spinning fast and you can't see the blades so I carefully used a screwdriver to push the motor that can be seen through the opening. It's just like a computer case fan. Obviously plastic fan blades were hitting ice and it sounded like a buzz. That buzz would change tone as the fan sped up or slowed down periodically.





At first, I took a hair dryer to it, removing the ice bucket and blowing in the cavity for a couple minutes. The sound went away, but then it returned a couple hours later. Using a flash light I could see frost through the spinning fan blades, on the coils behind the fan. What I had to do, and it has been cured for 2 days now, is pull out the ice bucket, turn off the ice maker, get the hair dryer on high heat, and, this is the key, pull out a tube of aluminum foil to extend the reach of the hair dryer. Tubes of plastic would melt. I held the foil tube to the end of the hair dryer to get the air blowing right up against those openings in the back. I made sure to move the aim around so no plastic parts melted. The key is not just to melt the ice but to evaporate the water in there. It took maybe 5 minutes. Then, for good measure, I closed the door and let the temp equalize inside the fridge before re-inserting the ice bucket. So far so good.

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May be it needs reset. Unplug the unit for 12 hours and then reconnect to see if that makes any difference.

Before going to buy any parts directly.
Go through this troubleshooting help links.

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This is list of refrigerator problems, which is normally faced in refrigerator.
You can go through the details, by clicking the link below:---

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If your ice maker has stopped producing ice completely, check these, in this order:

  • It may be turned off. Look for the wire along the right side of the ice maker that looks a bit like a coat hanger. If the wire is in the raised position, the ice maker is turned off. If so, try one of these:

    • If your ice maker has a small red plastic lever, lower it to lower the wire.

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  • The ice maker fill tube may be blocked with ice. If so, melt the blockage using a hair dryer-but be careful to not melt any plastic parts! Also replace the water shut-off valve or water-inlet valve, or both, if necessary.

  • The ice maker head assembly may have broken parts. Look to see if the gears are broken. Check to see if the small plastic arms that rest against the ice rake are broken. If the ice maker head assembly is modular and you've found broken parts, you can just replace it.

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