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UK KIT 2 Hotpoint Ice Maker - Instructions

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Old Ice quit working, would make ice but wouldn't flip ice.

  • Customer: Chris from Ulysses KS
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Removed old Ice maker and replaced with new Ice maker.

Ice Maker would not fill.

  • Customer: Charles from Keller TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Was concerned that new icemaker was quite a bit different than the one we were replacing. Called GE to confirm it was correct.

Went ahead and installed the unit, using the supplied electric cable adapter.

A little difficult to deal with the extra cable, but everything worked OK and it's making ice normally.

WAS NOT MAKING ICE OR GETTING WATER

  • Customer: TERESA from COALMONT TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 2 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
THREE EASY STEPS, TAKE OFF OLD PART THEN ALL YOU DO IS TIGHTEN NUT ON ONE END OF PART AND THEN JUST PUSH OTHER END OF PIPE DOWN IN SLOT. DID HALF TO REMOVE NUT OFF THE TOP END OF TUBE VERY SIMPLE TO DO

LEAKING AND MAKING STALACTITES

  • Customer: Richard from Zephyrhills FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
HAD TO DEFROST THE FREEZER TO MELT OFF ALL THE ICE BEFORE SERVICING. ONCE THAT WAS DONE THE ICEMAKER REPLACEMENT ONLY TOOK ABOUT 15-30 MINUTES TO COMPLETE. tHE NEW ICEMAKER CAME WITH MANY ACCESSORIES AND ADAPTORS THAT WERE NOT NEEDED AND THE INSTRUCTIONS WERE BASED ON REPLACING AN OLDER MODEL AND NOT REALLY CLEAR FOR MY MODEL. THEY MENTIONED NOT BEING ABLE TO USE THE NEW STRIPPER BUT IT WAS EXACTLY THE SAME AS THE OLD ONE SO I LEFT THE NEW ONE IN PLACE. ALL IN ALL IT WAS EASY AND DID THE JOB.

Ice Maker Did Not Work

  • Customer: Donald from Jacksonville FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Tried replacing water valve since no water in ice cube tray. Exact part not available due to age of refrigerator, but I got the equivalent replacement part for $18. Mounting holes different, but I made it work. Also one connect on new one slip connect whereas both compression fittings on old valve. I put it back together and icemaker now works great.

Mounting bracket did not fit. Retainer for water input looked like a thread protector.

  • Customer: Jack from Lake Helen FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Put bracket on workbench and hit two or three times with hammer. Glad I did not remove water inlet retainer from part, it can very easily be mistaken for a thread protector.

water not being drawn up into icemaker

  • Customer: timothy from aberdeen MD
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
unplugged the old valve and disconnected the water line, then reconnected water line on new valve and plugged it in. It was an easy process but unfortunately that did not fix the problem. It is the ice maker it self so I will be ordering a replacement ice maker.

No water to icemaker

  • Customer: Fred from Crawfordsville IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench set
  • 2 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
Shut the water off, removed two screws,removed the inlet, from the water valve then the line from the valve to the ice maker. Then you reverce these steps and you are done. The shipping time was the best I have ever seen. Thanks

The ice maker needed replacing for a couple of years. Then, a couple of weeks ago, the water supply stopped serving both the ice maker, and the drink dispenser.

  • Customer: Robert from Mahomet IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I ordered both a new replacement ice maker, and a new solenoid/pump. They were delivered to my house within one day and I had them installed in a matter of an hour. I had to use the power extension cord supplied with the ice maker.

The new "quick connect" hose couplings on the new pump are great.

ICE MAKER gave out after 20 years

  • Customer: Robert from new city NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
TURN WATER OFF TO REFRIDGE. TURN OFF ELECTRICITY.

Remove old ice maker (AFTER REMOVING THE BIG ICE TRAY) by disengaging two philips head screws but don't totally unscrew them. You must then totaly unscrew the bottom screw below the top two screws. Unplug the 5 head connection. (electricity)

Use adapter for the electrcity, etc from the box, (five head connection) Use the old plastic hose to hit the new cup. TIGHTEN TOP SREWS. LEVEL BY EYE. Turn the system on. Prime with some fresh water.

PS make sure that the light is on (green) and you will be in ice city. Be careful not to disengage the elcectic head when replacing the big ice tray.

HAVE A COCKTAIL!

Old ice-maker went SOUTH

  • Customer: William E. from Centennial CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
If a 74 year old guy can install an ice-maker in a 20 + year old fridge in 20, or so, minutes it must have had good pictures and BIG PRINT. Working quite well at this time!

ice maker quit working

  • Customer: Steve from Gurley AL
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
The new ice maker did not look like the old one, but it was supposed to be a direct replacement. A cable was included to adapt the plug to the right outlet. I installed it and left the long cable hanging initially. when I tried to put the ice bucket back in it did not fit. After realizing the return policy said no return of installed components and I had opened the parts bag I decided to cut the ice maker bucket to size using a dremel cut off wheel. I made the bucket fit, but still had trouble getting the cable to fit well. It still doesn't but it does make Ice, and is functional.

No ice in hopper

  • Customer: Steve from Tulare CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 3 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
Ice hopper had no ice in it. But water in door worked and if I added ice to hopper, it would dispense in door. I added water to ice maker but no ice was made. Replaced ice maker and all it required was to unplug harness and remove two screws with nut driver. Easy!

ice maker not calling for water to make ice.

  • Customer: Sharon from Medway MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the screws that held the unit in place, and also the screws that held a plate that covered where the unit plugs in. I unplugged the unit, and removed it. Put the new one in, reversing the steps. Turned the new unit on, and had ice in 45 minutes! Summer is coming, I need my ice maker! This is the second unit I have replaced on this refrigerator, the first one was not releasing the cubes. This second one was a different style than the first, but same install process.

Ice maker would only make very small and very few ice cubes.

  • Customer: Margaret from Virginia Beach VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
After determining that the ice maker on this relatively new refrigerator would make ice cubes if it received the proper amount of water. Ordered the valve and received in a couple days. Using a nut driver, removed the cardboard cover from the back of the refrigerator. Removed one screw holding the valve bracket to the fridge and removed another screw holding the water supply line and the water line to the ice maker in place. Pulled plug on fridge and removed 2 wires from valve. Removed inlet and outlet lines from old valve and reversed the process installing the new valve.
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