We almost bought a Frigidaire Gallery French door fridge, but to my horror, all of the units I looked at had green corrosion on the copper refrigerant tubing solder connections. It's worth taking a look. Any other suggestions as to what I should be looking at? And we had a warranty. These Kenmore products apparently are not what they used to be and who is going to protect the consumer who is paying a small fortune for them! December 18, 2010 My 5-year-old Kenmore refrigerator is dispensing water, but no longer making ice. Below zero will freeze water tube to ice maker at the tip.
It can last 5 years without problem, I would be very happy. Now, mere weeks out of warranty, the new fridge is dead. His advice was to buy the cheapest refrigerator with the fewest features you can tolerate. Icemaker Switch How it Works: If the refrigerator ice maker is not working, check the icemaker switch. Usually there are test points in the module that a service person can use to determine if there is a problem with it or one of the related ice maker components.
©Don Vandervort, HomeTips Make sure the bail wire above the ice collection drawer is not locked in its upper position. Jake Appreciate the info Jake. I can't believe this is happening to me. The only requirement is the ice tray not be full of water. Scott, what is the model number of your fridge? But the target audience for this box is folks who want a 2nd or garage fridge. If it is weak, remove the water filter in bottom grill of the refrigerator.
I suspect a line problem, but I've looked behind the unit and noticed no blockage the lines are transperant. Also, ice makers have a relatively short lifespan and so it might not be worth fixing. It seems that supply line is simply 1 inch of tubing that hangs down from the ceiling of the freezer. The interior is cheap, no doubt about it. If you find observe that there is ice in the trays and there is nothing blocking the path towards the dispenser, then you need to have the heater repaired by the manufacturer.
And no luck finding a manual for the Kenmore Refrigerator or Kenmore Coldspot either in my files or on the web. It started having a steady hum and would not stay cold. The good news is with a bit of troubleshooting, many of the most common problems can be resolved without hiring a professional. It is also possible that the icemaker switch got turned off by accident. If you need help with parts, reply on this thread and I will be glad to help. Read this area, hooked up the blow dryer and guess what.
You must release roller covers on each side to remove the shelf Two front screws must be removed Took. These vents are a design flaw they have to be aware of by now I have fixed 2 other Kenmore refrigerators with this process with successful results on both. If your side-by-side features a control panel, check the status of the panel. Or if is just a piece of wire, any special requirements wire size, metal, insulation thickness, etc? I did the check described above. It is also important that you observe proper ways of storing food inside the refrigerator.
Plug it back in and see if the ice maker starts working properly. Was working fine but had to remove icemaker to replace diffuser and when I reinstalled the icemaker it did not dump ice as it did before. If it does then the boards that detect the level are working properly. There also could be a problem with the ice maker itself. Several different problems could prevent the ice maker from producing cubes in this refrigerator.
The frig shuts compressor down at 37 degrees and then doors fall off front of cabinet gravity pulls them off and warm air seeps in. How it Works: If the ice maker is not working the icemaker module at the front might be defective. Note: This icemaker assembly will fit most Frigidaire models manufactured from 2001 to present. Appliances are less than 3 years old and today the refrigerator and freezer both stopped working. It passed the sensor test, no problem there. As the level of ice reaches the top, the beam is interrupted and the ice maker shuts off.
So, I call Sears today to schedule a tech to come out and see what's wrong with it. There is no ice in the tray, so it's not just a matter of not dumping out the ice that's already been made. It is interesting how no one will touch on the number one reason why Ice makers fail. There is ice in the little cube tray but it doesn't dump into the bin. They were ahead of schedule. Called Sears and was told the earliest appointment they had available was two weeks in the future.
Is this the only area to heat up or would I need to get the heat anywhere else? Once you place an order, you or someone you know can pick it up at a Sears store, have it shipped to over 100 countries—whatever is most convenient for you. Not listed in the parts manual. First of all, the water dispenser leaked. Obviously there can be other variables that can contribute to bad suction, such as a damaged door gasket. The coil can show good for continuity and still not let the water thru. A great option if you cook often or are rushing out of the house.