no harvest

ApplianceKitchenAid Ice Maker


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Gerald From CARY, NC

Oct 11, 2012

Assumed a broken ice maker motor, since I tried to force a harvest (jumped T-H) and it did not work, and it is 6 years old. Ice maker went in easy, harvested 3 or so times and quit. Forced another harvest (with the bucket on the door, you have to remove the ice maker to jump the points (PITA)wish they could make the jump points more accessible, like on the old units, mounted on the side). worked about 5 times and quit. Next step is the optics, which, as an old computer guy I find it hard to believe that a circuit board is bad intermittently. As an aside, the door jam gets hot, when I believe it is during harvest time. I vacuumed the coils, but it still heats up... only intermittently, coincidence???

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Ice Maker Assembly - 8 Cube

Part Number: PS869316

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