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Ice Maker And Storage Bin - KitchenAid KRSC500ESS User Instructions

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If the dispenser lights do not appear to be working as described in
"Water and Ice Dispensers" (in the User Instructions, User Guide,
or Use & Care Guide) or if the interior lights do not illuminate when
either door is opened, call for assistance or service. See either the
front cover or the Warranty for contact information.
The Dispenser Lock
The dispenser can be turned off for easy cleaning or to avoid
unintentional dispensing by small children and pets.
NOTE: The lock feature does not shut off power to the refrigerator,
to the ice maker, or to the dispenser light. It simply deactivates the
controls and dispenser pads. To turn off the ice maker, see "Ice
Maker and Storage Bin."
Press and hold LOCK for 3 seconds to lock the dispenser.
Press and hold LOCK a second time to unlock the dispenser.
The display screen indicates when the dispenser is locked.

Ice Maker and Storage Bin

Allow 24 hours to produce the first batch of ice. Discard the
first three batches of ice produced.
The quality of your ice will be only as good as the quality of the
water supplied to your ice maker. Avoid connecting the ice
maker to a softened water supply. Water softener chemicals
(such as salt) can damage parts of the ice maker and lead to
poor quality ice. If a softened water supply cannot be avoided,
make sure the water softener is operating properly and is well
Do not use anything sharp to break up the ice in the storage
bin. This can cause damage to the ice container and the
dispenser mechanism.
Do not store anything on top of or in the ice maker or
storage bin.
Turning the Ice Maker On/Off:
The On/Off switch, located on the left wall of the freezer door, can
only be accessed when the ice storage bin has been removed.
See the following section for bin removal instructions.
To turn on the ice maker, flip the switch to the ON (up)
To manually turn off the ice maker, flip the switch to the
OFF (down) position.
NOTE: The ice maker has an automatic shutoff to keep the
storage bin from overfilling during normal operation. As ice is
made, the ice cubes will fill the ice storage bin, and the ice cubes
will raise the shutoff arm to the OFF (arm up) position. When the
storage bin is at full capacity, the ice maker will automatically stop
ice production, but the ice maker On/Off switch will remain in the
ON (up) position.
Ice production OFF
(Shutoff arm UP)
Removing and Replacing the Ice Storage Bin:
1. Press down the release lever and tilt the bucket outward. Use
both hands to hold the base of the storage bin, then lift it up
and out.
A. Release lever
NOTE: It is not necessary to flip the ice maker On/Off switch
to the OFF (down) position when removing the storage bin.
The storage bin sensor, located on the left wall of the freezer
door, stops the ice maker from producing ice if the door is
open or the storage bin is removed.
A. On/Off switch
B. Storage bin sensor
Ice production ON
(Shutoff arm DOWN)

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