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KUIO18NNVS3 KitchenAid Ice Maker - Instructions

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was not making ice

  • Customer: Richard from North Wilkesboro NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 17 of 22 people found this instruction helpful
diagnosed no water flow over evaporator checked voltage into pump then checked pump with ohm meter ordered pump and installed by removing access cover and water holding assembly installed new pump replaced water holding assembly and access cover and returned icemaker to service all is well

Broken light switch

  • Customer: Randy from Hays KS
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 18 of 28 people found this instruction helpful
Took all the screws out of the plastic shroud that encloses the switch .There only four that I needed to remove, were the two in front where the switches that go,they go in horizontally and two in the back with large washers on them that hold the back to the top of the box that go in vertically.The switch was a snap ( make that two snaps ) the wiring is almost self explanatory. then it gos back to the way you took it off. OH! and don't forget to turn the light bulb all the way back in to the socket , so the light will work after you take the time to install it yourself.I had the water supply line from under the box to the water dispenser in the door and the total bill on that was one hundred thirty seven and a hand full of change.Don't be afraid to do it yourself the savings is enough on one one item to make several months payments on a new one Randy the "Handy Man'

Grid Assembly had a broken wire and would not separate the ice sheets into cubes

  • Customer: Brad from Bakersfield CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 12 of 15 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the 2 screws on each side of the grid and disconnected the electrical plugs attached to the grid. I slid the broken unit out. I then carefully slid the new unit in making sure not to pinch any of the electrical wires. I replaced the mounting screws, plugged the 3 connectors back into place and turned the ice maker back on. I had ice cubes within a couple of hours

the top wire on the cutting grid broke and thus no longer cut the ice. It sat on the wire until the ice melted, depositing no ice into the bin

  • Customer: Sherri from Ada OK
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 10 of 11 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the cutter grid and unplugged the light bulb and wire heating plug ins. I slid the front cover plate off the cutting grid and loosened the screws on the front of the cutter grid and unthreaded the broken, top grid wire, leaving the bottom wire in place as it was in tact.
I then threaded the new wire through the cutting grid frame starting in the center and threading right and then left. While the threading was not difficult, the wire was easily kinked. The process up to this point was only 15 minutes or so.

Once it was completely threaded, I worked for a couple of hours trying to smooth and straighten the wire so that is was somewhat taut and straight enough to create symetrical ice cubes.
My frustration came in pulling on the wire from the center point to each outside ending point where it was to be wrapped around the screw and the screw tightened back down. The wire was fragile enough that it would break, by the time I was finished I barely had enough wire left to touch the screw let alone hook around the screw.
After 3 or four days of successful opperation, the grid quit cutting again. As I took it apart, it was obvious that the weight of the ice was enough to pull the wire, that was already too short, away from the screw. I refastened it again, but think it is unlikely to hold.
If it won't hold, I would be hard pressed to purchase another wire. I may bite the bullet and purchase the entire grid mechanism with the wires already installed. Even though the cost of the entire grid mechanism is $200 more than the purchase of another wire, it may well be worth the ease of installation!

Ice Maker quit making cubes, cutter wire broken

  • Customer: Kenneth from New Richmond OH
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 6 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
First I removed the cutter grid assembly by removing two screws. Also disconnect the wire that powers the grid. Once on the bench, simply remove the broken cutter wire. String in the new wire, starting at one end and working back and forth to the other end. Tighten the terminal screw on the first end, and then "strum" the wires, one at a times, pulling the wires taught. Pull the excess wire thru the second terminal, until all wires are taught, with equal tension. Tighten the second terminal screw, and cut off excess wire at both ends. Re-assemble cutter grid into Ice Maker.
Problem solved!

No water flow

  • Customer: Gary from Chickasha OK
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 7 of 11 people found this instruction helpful
Took the two pumps tested them with 12 volt Battery. one pump didn't work. Looked up part nomber on Google and it lead me to this Co.

cutting grid wire was broken

  • Customer: Audrey from Morrow GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 5 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
removed broken wire, replaced with new wire and screwed the 6 tensions screws to tighten the grid wire.

broken ice cutter wire

  • Customer: Leo from Ormond Beach FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 5 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
remove tray from icemaker by removing 2 screws and disconnecting 2 electrical connectiona. Remove broken wire and restring new wire. Reinstall tray.

Broken wire on the cutting grid.

  • Customer: Jeffrey from Duluth GA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 4 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the grid.
removed the existing top to bottom wire.
restrung the grid with the new wire.
Then, it cut ice just fine-better than new.
Note:
wire provided is only sufficient to rewire side to side or top to bottom, not both. If you need to do both, you'll need 2. Yes, lots of money for a few feet of wire.

Water not flowing over cooling plate

  • Customer: Tom from Galesburg IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 3 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Removed ice scoop and holder. Remove front cover and pump bracket. Replaced pump and replaced covers. Started up and working well.

Reservoir for water had cracked and wasn't holding water

  • Customer: Dan from Sandy UT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 3 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
removed two screws and bracket that held it in place. Removed the hoses and pump. put new one in by re-attaching hoses, pump then put screws back in to hold it in place. Fairly easy.

Ice Maker leaking proved to be a cracked value (not pump)

  • Customer: David from Pittsburg TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
We had the coldest winter in 114 years in north Texas (must be global warming...) and our outdoor kitchen ice maker value assembly frozen and cracked.

1) Remove bottom panel screws using nut driver
2) Remove door screws
3) Unhook two power connectors from value assembly
4) Release water supply quick connects
5) Replace value
6) Re-install door - this is a a little tricky there is a spring on each side which slows the door when opening and this pulls the door down which means the screw are not properly aligned by default. You basically have to pull the door up( a second set of hands help) and attach the screws and then let it go.

Cutter on Ice Maker failed and needed to be replaced

  • Customer: Thomas from Powell OH
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 3 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
I completely broke down the unit cleaning or replacing any part with rust. The replacement grid assembly (cutter) came from partselect within days of ordering. I was able reassemble the unit with the new grid assemble. Now have fresh ice. Thanks Partselect... you made this do-it-your-selfer very HAPPY! My wife cannot beleive I got the unit back together.

Stopped making ice

  • Customer: LARRY from INDIO CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 2 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
I called a repairman to come out and he said it would cost $320 dollars for the repair. So I bought the part and spent $85 dollars and about 25 minutes to repair it myself

ice cutter grid was broken

  • Customer: harold from cleveland TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
It was easy to remove the old grid and replace it with a new one.
All Instructions for the KUIO18NNVS3
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