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Water doesn;t stop

When machine goes into harvest the water continues to run and forms large blocks of ice over the cuber. I have replaced the float. I have also adjusted down the size of cubes to smallest.

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I don't know a lot about this machine but it could be that the water inlet value is not working correctly

Posted on Apr 08, 2014

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SOURCE: FranklinChef FIM35 Not making ice

I drained the water from the plug on mine and it started to work. The black plastic crew plug about 2 inches from the bottom of the unit, there is a rubber stopper you have to pull out.

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Ice cubes are ejected in a slab and has to be

YES, THERE IS EITHER A FLAPPER THAT HAS A SCREW IN IT THAT RESTS AGAINST THE EVAPORATOR OR THERE IS A ROD THAT HAS AN ADJUSTMENT. lOOK UNDER THE FLAP FOR ONE OR THE OTHER.

Posted on Feb 28, 2010

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SOURCE: FIM70 Makes ice but does not drop. Forms large

don't know if you solved this, but we had a similar situation.

Leave the machine off until all the ice melts off the cups.
You need to take off the front cover and adjust the sizing down a good quarter turn. Let it start making ice and make sure all the ice drops. If it doesn't size it down more. If it all drops and the ice is too thin, turn it up VERY little (2° or so). Keep adjusting until you get the size you want but still get all the ice to drop.

Posted on Aug 06, 2010

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