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Automatic Icemaker; About The Automatic Icemaker; Icemaker Accessory Kit - GE 20 Owner's Manual And Installation Instructions

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About the automatic icemaker.

A newly installed refrigerator may take 12 to 24 hours to begin making ice.
Power
Switch
Icemaker
Green
Power
Feeler Arm
Light
Shelf
Ice Bin
To reach the power switch.

Automatic Icemaker

The icemaker will produce seven cubes
cubes in a 24-hour period, depending on
freezer compartment temperature, room
temperature, number of door openings and
other use conditions.
See below for how to access ice and reach
the power switch.
If the refrigerator is operated before the
water connection is made to the icemaker,
set the power switch in the O (off) position.
When the refrigerator has been connected
to the water supply, set the power switch to
the l (on) position. The icemaker power light
will turn green when the freezer light switch
is pressed in or when the freezer door is
closed.
The icemaker will fill with water when it cools
to 15°F (–10°C). A newly installed refrigerator
may take 12 to 24 hours to begin making ice
cubes.
You will hear a buzzing sound each time the
icemaker fills with water.
Throw away the first few batches of ice to
allow the water line to clear.
Accessing Ice and Reaching the
Power Switch
To reach the icemaker power switch, pull
the shelf above the ice bin straight out.
Always be sure to replace the shelf.
To access ice, simply pull the bin forward.

Icemaker Accessory Kit

If your refrigerator did not come already
equipped with an automatic icemaker, an
icemaker accessory kit is available at extra
cost.
(on some models)
Be sure nothing interferes with the sweep of
the feeler arm.
When the bin fills to the level of the feeler
arm, the icemaker will stop producing ice.
It is normal for several cubes to be joined
together.
If ice is not used frequently, old ice cubes will
become cloudy, taste stale and shrink.
NOTE: In homes with lower-than-average
water pressure, you may hear the icemaker
cycle multiple times when making one batch
of ice.
NOTE: Set the power switch to the O (off)
position if the water supply is shut off.
moving parts of the ejector mechanism, or
with the heating element (located on the
bottom of the ice maker) that releases the
cubes. Do not place fingers or hands on the
automatic ice making mechanism while the
refrigerator is plugged in.
Check the back of the refrigerator for the
specific icemaker kit needed for your model.
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CAUTION
Avoid contact with the
Shelf
Ice Bin
To access ice.
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