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It may be the water valve that furnishes water to...

It may be the water valve that furnishes water to the ice maker is leaking water by the seal. If that is the problem, I would think your ice cubes would be too large and you could also tell by...
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Check to see if there is any ice in the ice maker...

Check to see if there is any ice in the ice maker cavity, and if not raise the arm to turn off the ice maker. Fill the cavity with water using a cup or glass. Leave the ice maker off for 3 hours,...
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Bad solder joint, or bad relay. Some replace...

Bad solder joint, or bad relay. Some replace just the relay if it is bad, about a $12.00 part rather than the $80.00 one. However if you are not able to do this repair, you might be better off to...
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This freezer will have a defrost timer, not sure...

This freezer will have a defrost timer, not sure where it is located however. Usually under the front kick plate just below the door, or in the back. There will be a small knob, about 1/4 inch with...
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51 is right on, mounted on three springs, the...

51 is right on, mounted on three springs, the motor/pump assembly is hitting on the side of the housing when it turns off. Seen this many times, your compressor may run for years, or kill itself...
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It may be that the oil in the compressor could...

It may be that the oil in the compressor could the problem they are talking about. However my family keep one on the back porch in -20 F. winter temp for many years without any problems.

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Some have replaced that relay, it is a common...

Some have replaced that relay, it is a common type, normal cost is about $11.00

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Check on Eb#y for your ice maker. Sometimes you...

Check on Eb#y for your ice maker. Sometimes you can find a good deal there for around $40.00. The reason I say that is, sometimes, it better to just go with a new one. They are real easy to...
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If the fan that cools the compressor and...

If the fan that cools the compressor and condenser coils is not running right, you will not have proper cooling in the freezer. The ice maker will not work if the freezer is not cold. You might...
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You could try this, make sure the freezer fan is...

You could try this, make sure the freezer fan is running, which means the compressor is also running. Turn the defrost timer shaft slowly until the freezer fan turns off, that means the frig is in...
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The resistance will be low for either element, if...

The resistance will be low for either element, if you get a reading on the x100 scale, they are good. You didn't say what was your problem, no heat, wrong heat, completely dead?
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About how old, and is it gas or 220 electric? ...

About how old, and is it gas or 220 electric?

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That type of rely doesn't cause much of a...

That type of rely doesn't cause much of a problem, I suspect some other type of problem. The newer relays are much less trouble free. If both fans are running, the compressor should be running...
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Unplug the freezer, and let the compressor cool...

Unplug the freezer, and let the compressor cool down. Remove the relay from the side of the compressor, and shake it hard, if it sounds like there is sand or rocks inside, it is bad. It sounds like...
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Do the same thing again, remove the icemaker,...

Do the same thing again, remove the icemaker, melt all ice off, keeping water out of the gears, motors, switches, etc. Put it back in, raise the arm so it won't make ice. After four hours, let the...
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Of course you can replace any part in that...

Of course you can replace any part in that icemaker, but why? When you can buy a new one for $50.00, why waste your money on an old icemaker, that may have other problems.

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Just putting on a 3/1 unit may void the warranty,...

Just putting on a 3/1 unit may void the warranty, so if it is under warranty, the factory relay must be put back on so they can't find a reason to deny the repair.

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You can do that, but the defrost heater will stay...

You can do that, but the defrost heater will stay on longer than when you have the limit switch installed. The way this works is the timers are different time in defrost cycle, but usually about 25...
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If it still doesn't work after checking the...

If it still doesn't work after checking the breaker, use that Ohm meter with the dryer unplugged, and check all the thermostats, and everything else in the heater circuit. Most common problem will...
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That motor has a clutch assembly in it, and if...

That motor has a clutch assembly in it, and if the load is too much, it will slip, and make that clicking noise. The reason it went bad can be several things. one of which is the mold heater that...
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If it were me, I would replace the icemaker...

If it were me, I would replace the icemaker complete, check online and Eb#y for replacement, making sure they will work in your model number.
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Model number search shows it to be make in 1996,...

Model number search shows it to be make in 1996, it uses a manual defrost timer. The defrost timer could be almost anywhere, behind the toe kick, behind the refrigerator, or most likely, at the top...
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First thing to check is to see if the compressor...

First thing to check is to see if the compressor is running or not. The compressor is that large black dome thing in the back bottom of the refrigerator as you stand behind it, depending on model,...
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The coils in question normally start about 1/4...

The coils in question normally start about 1/4 way down from the top of the freezer section, and may down to within 5 inches of the bottom of the freezer section. The fan you hear is above the...
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Unplug dryer, and check all the thermostats,...

Unplug dryer, and check all the thermostats, heater coils, high limit switch using your Ohm meter. All readings should be about zero Ohms, except the heater coil, it will be less than 20 ohms. Does...
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