Thanks for the quick reply. You need to check many things before figure out why its not working. Where is the ice maker fan located? Can you help. Hello Eugene, With your suggestions above I was able to run the test – my problem has been that there is a lot of freezing in the ice maker compartment (puddling/freezing at the bottom), with the ice blocking up on one side inside of the catcher. Water collecting at the bottom can cause by: faulty inlet valve, filler tube on the ice maker partially clogged allowing water to spill when filling or temperature fluctuating in the ice maker compartment. It tends to want to pop up. Hi Eugene. Is that an easy job? I made sure it is turned on. How do you unclog the water fill tube? Our icemaker is the model with the power switch and it makes the ice ok for probably 3 months then will stop dumping from the tray. Hi Eugene! So I don’t understand if my water inlet valve is the problem, how can I be getting water to my water dispenser but not to the ice maker. Doesn’t sit and freeze. Hi Debbie, dealing with LG ice makers not an easy task . Removed the tube to the ice maker and blew through it to ensure no blockages. I removed the line from the newly installed inlet valve and I was able to blow through it. I found my answer from others questions and I just want to Thank You for what you do. LF Model LTCS24223D/03. Only by unplugging fridge for 24 hours, i guess. I check the lg app and it shows its off but it keeps making the extra ice. I have turned it off, reset it, ran the test button and everything turns just no water filling the ice maker. The valve requires at least 20 psi to function properly. Mr. Eugene, I have an LG ice maker in the bottom freezer area under the double doors (unsure of model #). Your fridge have 2 inlet valves. I’m out of things to do. Regarding defrost cycle, it can be defrost temp sensor as well, it depends on the model of the fridge. I have the ice machine where the paper clip is needed which I didn’t know what that was for until reading here. Ice maker worked fine until I pulled the ice bucket out to empty ice. Hello Eugene , I had a techinisian came to ck my LG french door stoped making ice and he said the problem was the ice maker and replaced with new ice maker but still not working. Ice Maker Not Making Ice / Whirlpool Most common problem / What To Check and How To Fix. Some amount of water will leak in the ice maker compartment to the very bottom and eventually will be on the floor. If water or ice were to fall from the tray, the towel is there to catch it. 1st for the water dispenser and 2nd for ice maker. This is a picture of back panel in the freezer compartment with evaporator and ice maker fans. What do I do? The ice maker is set to on and there is nothing blocking the sensor. Haven’t made ice in a year and a half. I did a diagnostic via the smart app and it’s showing that the ice bucket is full… when it is completely empty. Hi I changed the ice maker. I moved the wires around going down into the door from the top and the problem got worse ( not filling at all now). I replaced both the primary and secondary inlet values but it did not fix the problem. Let she turn fridge off for 24 hours and let it thaw. Greg. Thanks, Inlet valve? If there will be no ice, then the problem could be with the water inlet valve (behind the fridge) . While waiting for the visit, LG’s infamous linear compressor died so definitely needed someone! My ice maker stopped producing ice (LRFD22850SW). So other words, you cannt fix it by yourself. This feature just speeds up the freezing process and allows it to produce ice cubes 2 times faster. I just want to point out one thing though. You can see diagram for your fridge here. Hi Heidi, you need to check power using multimeter. I unplugged fridge for 30 secs. It is coming out of the water dispenser tube in front of the ice dispenser. Kenmore Elite 795 fridge with in door ice maker. Read something earlier about a freezer fan which assuming could impact ice maker/overall temp issues? When ice tray will make full turn, does it fill with water? I have it at -4. The last time I reset it, it made one batch of ice and stopped. Took your suggestion and brought in a technician. What the temp in the freezer? Finally, ensure that the filter is installed correctly if the water does not come out from the dispenser. Try to defrost it fridge, for letting sit for 24 hours with the doors open and t see if it will help. Hi Jason, seems like the problem with ice-maker not with a control board. If you notice freezer not cold enough, that’s why ice maker not working. Any help is greatly appreciated!! Eugene, I am having the same problem as Michael has. I’ve read most of the issues you’ve talked about and have a Multimeter. https://youtu.be/3k79F5WlQ6k, My LG icemaker makes ice but water drops out and freezes the cubes any insight. Get Help OnlineOur Technicians Are Always Online and Ready To Help You“How To Fix Your Broken Appliance”. Hi Eugene. If the water inlet valve is defective, or if it has insufficient pressure, it won’t allow water to flow through. Hi Eugene. Before I go buying more parts, thought I would reach out. it’s just will make an ice maker not functioning properly. First try to reset power for 5 minutes. And by the way, the ice cubes that it makes are normal-sized so it’s not like the trays are not filling with water. Garbage Disposal Humming but Flywheel isn’t Stuck. Hi Eugene, I read all of these comments and they are similar but I am not sure. Eugene, good evening. Have no idea, never had this situation before. Hi Ritchie, this specific issue require proper troubleshooting. Check insulation on the water tube or line. Main compartment set @ 34 degrees but records +40. We had the technician here and he said everything is fine. If I press and hold the reset button the ice will dump into the tray and refill with water but then won’t dump the ice on its own. Hey there, I have an LG LFX25778ST and it is no longer making ice, problem as been on and off over the past 2 months and the test button usually fixed it, however now the ice try is upside-down and test button does nothing at all, My ice maker was leaking water because of lime buildup at inlet other wise working fine Removed unit cleaned inlet plugged back in and unit won’t do anything Has small paper clip reset switch Nothing happens Turned power off and back on try reset again Nothing. I currently have it turned off. It’s making ice but not releasing. The water in the door works properly. It is turning and acts like it is stuck but there isn’t anything blocking it. When it turned back on, every time the fridge tries to make ice, it squirts the water out of the water dispenser instead of into the ice maker. Replaced the motor unit and when I powered up the fridge I could see the fingers rotate. Side by side unit. My LG fridge LFX25960ST makes ice really well, too well actually. Have a lfxc24796d, turned the ice maker motor off but motor is still running. Disconnect ice maker water tube from the inlet valve and try to blow into that tube. I also hear the ice maker turning to dump ice but because there’s no water, there’s no ice to dump. Very much appreciated. Thanks for the help. It makes it impossible to remove the bucket without breaking up the jam. Both door sensors are working with magnet test where I see lights go off and on. Where would I find the inlet if I needed to check it? It is like there is not electricity getting to the ice maker to make it cycle. Is there another test we can do to know if it’s the motor? (see link in the post). After reinstalling the ice machine/housing, and resetting the ice machine w/ the paper clip, I could hear and see that water was filling the tray, but after days, the water wasn’t freezing. Wanted to say that as of only YESTERDAY was everything finally sorted out! My fridge is producing ice perfectly fine but when I press the dispense button on the outside of fridge nothing happens. I assume from condensation. The tray is not filling up with water. SO you need to check valve as well for the continuity. I tested while the test cycle. Hi there, check ice dispenser flapper, to make sure it properly closed and sealed. The indoor ice maker is not currently working. I still have water coming out of the dispenser just not into the ice maker. Do you have water in your water dispenser? Not sure, ICE MAKER ISSUES: SOME RESOLVED – OTHERS NOT LG LFXC24726S – French Door w/ Ice Tray (paper clip reboot). Remove lower shelf on that door and behind shelf there is a screw, remove it and you will have access to the inlet valve in the left door. I can’t find a way to reset the ice maker. I don’t know how to remove the ice maker and don’t want to mess anything else up.HELP, Well, then call a handyman to take a look at )) Or try to search on Youtube – How To repair LG ice maker. Thank you! My LG fridge is only 5 years old! We have a french door LG refrigerator (NO water/ice dispenser on the door) and need to replace the filter for ice cubes made in the freezer. When we press up on the left side of the ice tray it stops and settles back into the correct position. The ice maker assembly I have is Part: AEQ73209904. For the first 2 hours, the refrigerator has been plugged in, the ice maker test can only be run once. Any suggestions are appreciated. My issue is the ice machine doesn’t make ice. Probably water inlet valve malfunction. I’ve also read that water pressure (hi or lo) and/or the refrigerator filter may need replaced? Set for -1. Only half my ice tray is filling up with water. I have an LG GM63SGS, the ice maker was working well almost 3 years with a bottled water dispenser flojet pump, the problem now is that is making less ice, and is because only fills the back row of ice tray, all the front row of ice tray is completely empty when the ice maker does its filling cycle, the water dispenser seem to be working like always…..any help will be appreciated. Would this issue cause some other issues to the refrigerator if I don’t resolve this issue. If the water hose is kinked, it will restrict water flow to the inlet valve. Is the fix replacing it or something else? My LG fridge makes ice just fine, it won’t dispense. A new ice maker cannot produce ice until the ice mold temperature cools to about 15 to 16 degrees. I thank you in advance for your help. Get more answers from the people in your networks. Is this a common problem? If the front of the ice dispenser is clogged with ice, clear the blockage by running warm water through the ice bucket opening. hi Eugene,I having problem with the ice dispenser,when I push the plate take almost 10 or more seconds to dispence the ice,I had no clue just replace the switch and improve a little bit but now is back to the delay,any sugestion ? I have replaced the inlet valve, main control board and the ice maker control board and still have the problem. Remove an ice maker and see what the problem why its stuck. Hi TRacy, maybe try to decrease water pressure to the fridge? The unit is just barely over two years old. Could that have anything to do with it? The valve requires at least 20 psi to function properly. I have the same problem as the ice maker compartment is not cold enough to freeze the ice. My LG refrigerator ice maker makes ice but the ice clumps together on the right hand side of bin and we can’t remove bin when it does this. I have already had a technician come out and replaced the Board. the plastic line inside the freezer freezes right away and no longer makes ice. Hi I’m hoping you can help. Hi Pat, check the temp inside ice maker with a fridge thermometer, you can get it in Walmart for 5$. and not holding water pressure due to calcium build-up…. Did not replace water line from inlet valve to ice maker, think that could be the issue ? It doesn’t look like I can replace the line itself from the inlet valve to the ice maker, or can I? Try to decrease temp in the freezer for couple of degrees and clean water tube which coming to ice maker from deposits. Learnt from this blog and some other blogs, it is due to the Ice maker fan issue. I want to remove the cover but I can't see how to do it. Thanks for pointing out the test button. That’s not dangerous, My LG refrigerator ice maker not working we already replace water filter and it still doesn’t make ice could it be the ice maker we need to replace it. Over and over and over this happens. Check that fan if its working. The slim style ice maker we have on ours is a constant pain. My wife is there alone and has tried all the trouble shooting tips in the manual. Gene, I’ve tried everything I think regarding my ice maker not working correctly. New filter. Weird that it just stopped working out of the blue. If it doesn’t, the water pressure to the refrigerator is low. I had to turn the door alarm off. Hello, I have the LG LFX25991ST French door refrigerator. andjust found tonight when I was giving up to order a new one! Put in new filter, new water inlet valve, still no water. It sounds like this has the bucket in the door type icemaker. I tried the test mode and it did not progress past the second test. I’m getting ready to make another warranty call. Once the ice maker produces ice, it may take a few ice-making cycles to clear the line of air. I have used a hair dryer to thaw out, and after that, the ice maker works for at most 2 trays. Where can I purchase the Solenoid or Water Valve (P/Ns please ??). Did it make any difference? I can hear the beep sound, but the tray doesn’t move. Were you able to fix your problem? When ice does not come out of the ice-maker, check for any ice stuck in the connections leading to the ice dispenser. Not a drip or leak. Really need your assistance. Removing that panel reveals the solenoid valve and the drinking water tube that is coiled up to expose the water to the cold air. The newer the appliance , the worse it is. Did you replace the water inlet valve? Outside of the initial ice making issues (which was resolved with the scraping of the calcium deposits from the intake valve – thank you), the compressor finally died (only 2yrs into a 10yr warranty…) There were delays in getting a tech out here and then the nightmare of ordering parts through LG. 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