Any ideas? New filter. when you close the door, the light going OFF? Whats the model number of the fridge?Some ice makers controlled by control board, some independant, Hi Eugene Smith I have a LMXS27626S LG Refrigerator with the french Doors. Please help! Concerning “ICE”, i am not sure why it comes up. The water then freezes the ice bin in the unit. Hi there; We have a 2year old LG. My ice machine is only filling half the ice tray. The condenser was replaced less than 18mths ago. The co replaced the ice maker which I didn’t think was the problem and we turn the ice plus on constantly and it still doesn’t make enough ice. Want to thank you again for all the great feedback and direction you provide here for not only me, but everyone. Maybe its failed or ice maker itself has issues. I replaced cover. The fan is working. As a result, the ice maker won’t make ice. Hello, the ice maker fan ADJ72911303 located in the freezer compartment, behind the panel. How do you unclog the water fill tube? I have the LFXC24726S refrigerator that has started showing the codes E and CF on the door and then the water and ice dispensers stop working. I use conditioned water throughout home so should not be calcium buildup. Hi. Don’t hear water filling tray either but water indeed getting into ice tray. My fridge is producing ice perfectly fine but when I press the dispense button on the outside of fridge nothing happens. ice maker will turn off (stop making ice) once it filled with ice cubes to a certain point. The auger motor neutral wire has connectivity to the two water valves that separately feed the water in the door and ice maker. I have a LG LFX28968, The ice maker makes I ice just fine. I’ll replace the valve and report back. Checked temperature – goes down to minus 3.6 on minus 4 setting. Here in the ice room put the towel to catch water or ice that may fall when you run the test mode. You can try this: 1. Upon refill, with some of the ice still in tray the excess water causing major clumping in the lower bin. Any thoughts or ideas on how to rectify this issue? Ice maker makes a loud tapping noise and the tray does not turn over all the way like it is stuck. How do I replace micro switch? Kenmore Elite 795 fridge with in door ice maker. Another issue could be that the ice maker needs to be reset. We ran the water and ice for a full cycle to clean it out and then a few hours later my son went to get water and it just kept pouring out. Hi Greg, the temperature sensor sends readings to the control board and the control board “decides” when to turn ON/OFF compressor. I have cleaned the bin, ice maker, everything but it thinks the ice bucket is full. You need to check many things before figure out why its not working. Is there a solenoid to open the door? Call LG and ask about 10 years warranty on the compressor. Hope that makes sense. If the temperature is correct but the ice maker won’t work, the water inlet valve might be defective. Eugene please help. I’ve removed dust build-up on the outside vent (a lot)/condenser and noticed a quick improvement to internal temperatures (Freezer = 8F/Refrigerator = 44F) but it’s not sustained. icetray will turn, then inlet valve will be energized and fill with water. I also hear the ice maker turning to dump ice but because there’s no water, there’s no ice to dump. Thank you! Hi, model LMXC23796, ice maker dumps cubes. How to Fix it? Who controls the time for the tray to dump ice? it’s just will make an ice maker not functioning properly. Any thoughts? And yes, inlet valve can be partially clogged by calcium deposits. If the water inlet valve is defective, or if it has insufficient pressure, it won’t allow water to flow through. I’ve had this happen twice on my LG. The dispenser flapper seals fine when not in use. I have an LMXS30776S/00. I currently have it turned off. My LG fridge is only 5 years old! So, new inlet valve works on the water dispenser side, ice maker itself works, line clear. But from my experience, secondary valve causing most of the problem with the ice maker. 1 I have a lg refrigerator model LMXS27626D /01, the ice maker keeps freezing up in the clear rectangle cup that feeds the ice cube tray. If water or ice were to fall from the tray, the towel is there to catch it. Water dispenser works fine. I have a LG LMXS30776S and the ice maker is not getting any water after off/on and reset at the bottom of the ice maker. This is a picture of back panel in the freezer compartment with evaporator and ice maker fans. Test button on ice maker works but no water at end. Have an LG25760 ST – Stopped making water a while ago, and the unit was only making clicking noises – Tried resets and eventually tried resetting the gears based on youtube video, but still no ice. Water pressures normal as dispensed from water dispenser and ‘occasionally’ to ice tray. My Fridge is a model LFXS24623S/01. My wife says the refrigerator part of the unit seems to be staying cool and makes no noise. The hose part is quite short though. The other side of the inlet valve pumps water to the water dispenser in the door no problem. Hi Pat, check the temp inside ice maker with a fridge thermometer, you can get it in Walmart for 5$. Water Filter – If during the test mode your ice maker didn’t fill with water, then check your water filter. In this situation, i would check the inlet valve if its getting power once you reset ice maker. It works normal other than that. Hi Gerald, as long as it keeps working once you cleaned it, I think the problem not with the control module and not with moisture. Thank you in advance. If solenoid energized but no water coming out, it is clogged or burnt out. Had to replace something called the Assembly Bracket Motor (larger fan unit right next to the Evaporator Fan) – another weeks long wait… Ice started immediately and no leaking/freezing since removing the calcium build-up on the ice maker’s intake valve! You have a typo in your article when it says to set the freezer to “4F or -20C”. What should I check next to diagnose why its not cooling ? It doesn’t look like I can replace the line itself from the inlet valve to the ice maker, or can I? Everything looks installed properly. Ok thanks! I do this annually and it wasnt too bad. However, once Ice is made, it does not rotate to dump it in the tray. I have the ice machine where the paper clip is needed which I didn’t know what that was for until reading here. If the front of the ice dispenser is clogged with ice, clear the blockage by running warm water through the ice bucket opening. Thank you. Still no ice. When it shows FULL with empty ice bin, something wrong with these sensors. Thank you for your service! Needless to say, it makes no ice. It should reset control board and start cooling(maybe) . Thanks so much for this great site. here is a diagram for your fridge . Your thoughths? I still don’t have it all cleared but it appears that there is something inside that may be plastic because it’s not melting. Water comes out of the water dispenser properly. What is the model of your fridge? The problem is all of the ice will not dump out of tray. Note - If this is the case, the refrigerator dispenser will still work Clogged or Partially Clogged Filter. I replaced with a brand new ice maker and still doing the same. I dont think that ice maker itself is the cause of the problem. Water Inlet Valve The water inlet valve is an electrically-controlled valve that opens to supply water to the dispenser and ice maker. Repeat and turn ice maker button on/off with no change. Water dispenses from the door just fine. Thank you for the quick response! Is it some kind of sensor. Try to reset ice maker again, come around the fridge and listen for humming sound from the valve. Using hand, we notice the lower shute and rubber flap below in door had a layer of thin ragged ice stuck to it. Top ice maker seems to be making ice, but the bottom dispenser is not. very displeased with this fridge. Since it’s a new motor, we know it’s not that. Just changed freezer temperature from 0 F to 4 F on the recommendation of another website. Did you actually see it when it spills? The right side of the tray seems to get jammed or binds up with the front shield. Hello Frank, I’m having exactly the same problem. Try to remove an ice maker and clean water tube from deposits which fills ice maker, maybe during fill, water is splashing due partially clogged water tube at the end. I has been reset many time but nothing happens . Let’s see if it’s true that the line freezes at lower temperatures, which I had thought was the case for a few years of having this intermittant problem. Hi I’m hoping you can help. On this first model, this is the power button. Reset button cycles the tray but no water refill at the end. Hi, I have an LG top refrigerator, bottom pull out drawer freezer. When ice tray will make full turn, does it fill with water? will not dump the ice until I hit reset. We have taken apart the freezer twice to gain access to the ice maker fan motor and to dry it out. The LG technician claims that the water pressure is too low to properly fill the lower tray (although we seem to be getting plenty of ice), and the water must be freezing somewhere along the line inside the fridge and causing a back-pressure which is forcing water out the back. The indoor ice maker is not currently working. Very much appreciated. Eugene, good morning. Switch is on “off” yet water still running. Recently had compressor replaced on this 2 year old LG (under warranty no less) as it stopped but recalled having this same issue with the dispenser before that. (Also note that your home’s water pressure may not be strong enough to serve an ice maker.) Frozen items seem to be less frozen then they should be for being set at -1. The water inlet valve is an electrically-controlled valve that opens to supply water to the dispenser and ice maker. Did you try to turn ice maker OFF? This feature just speeds up the freezing process and allows it to produce ice cubes 2 times faster. Hi, Richard. and not holding water pressure due to calcium build-up…. But then.. it doesn’t dump and refill. Please help, I think I need them the give me a new refrigerator but I’m sure they won’t. Should I replace ice maker or board first? The handle turned but then NOTHING. Hey Eugene. Water comes from the water side, but not from the ice side (when I reset the ice dispenser). It should be no less then +2 F. Michael, I push my test button and nothing happens. I figured there must be a second one to control flow to the water dispenser vs the ice maker, but I can not seem to find it. Follow up, the line from the inlet to the ice maker is clear. Mostly love it except the gets finger prints easily! Thanks! Hello, I have the LG LFX25991ST French door refrigerator. If the temp in the ice maker compartment will be high than -12C, ice will not be produced. Because if the temp in the freezer noticeably high than it should be, ice maker will not work at all. We’re constantly having to beat the ice with a wooden spoon. I tried the test mode and it did not progress past the second test. Mine is similar but only a little water fills the tray. I have it at -4. Water pressure is good and temp in the compartment is good. The ice in the bin gets wet and also freezes in a big chunk. Just so you know, the ice maker will not work if the temp is high then it should. The dispenser lever is NOT stuck at all. Hello, and thanks in advance for your help. All methods described in the post above. The biggest problem is this. It seems like the ice cube tray has ice cubes in it snd sometimes it works and I have ice cubes in my bucket and other time water just pours into my bucket and then I just end up with one big frozen block. Leaks all day from ice unit and lot water on floor. Some amount of water will leak in the ice maker compartment to the very bottom and eventually will be on the floor. Replace the ice maker water inlet valve, it is located in the left door, Hi Eugene, THANKS for all the help you have been providing to the troubled LG community. It has somehow come loose from wherever it terminates inside the door or is broken. It doesn’t give me any water nor does it make any noise. Hi Eugene, I read all of these comments and they are similar but I am not sure. I tried the reset on the top unit and the motor did work but looked like only a little water was released to fill the try. We get like 4 trays of ice per day. If that is not the problem, then it may be that the temperature is not low enough to freeze the ice. Please help as I cannot figure out the issue. The tray itself does not have any blockages. It sounds like this has the bucket in the door type icemaker. Make sure the ice-maker is active Your refrigerator’s ice-maker may be switched off. The electronically-controlled water inlet valve is used to supply water to the dispenser unit. Thanks for pointing out the test button. its a problem with the compressor or with a sealed system. Definitely when it thinks it’s time to make more ice. Still, the ice maker is not making ice. Hi Michael, i am preparing some updates to the post regarding optical sensor and how to check them. I have seen what looks like an icicle hanging from the mechanism. AJ, Hello AJ, E CF related to Condenser Fan Motor. But from the other side, inlet valve also can fail electrically or mechanically and not allowing water to flow. Any answers???????. Similar problem here. Inlet Valve – When the water inlet valve failed, you will not have water as well. Put in new filter, new water inlet valve, still no water. Disconnect ice maker water tube from the inlet valve and try to blow into that tube. What is the temp inside the ice maker compartment? He noticed that the freezer air wasn’t blowing out of the duct that leads to the ice machine. Loosened ice maker screws to shake it up/down a few times – no change. Water dispensing, ice making and ice dispensing stopped working all together at the same time. I’m left with either icemaker itself or control board?? I have to push reset button on the ice maker to release. Hi Debbie, dealing with LG ice makers not an easy task . View All Refrigerator Switches. Note that up to the point of removing the ice machine/housing to scrape off the calcium build-up in the intake valve, the machine was producing ice. Hi Eugene. Only by unplugging fridge for 24 hours, i guess. 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