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Troubleshooting Tips
Problem
Motor operates for long periods or
cycles on and off frequently. (Modern
refrigerators with more storage
space and a larger freezer require
more operating time. They start
and stop often to maintain even
temperatures.)
Refrigerator or freezer compartment
too warm
Frost or ice crystals on frozen food
(frost within package is normal)
Frequent "buzzing" sound
Small or hollow cubes
Automatic icemaker (on some
models) does not work
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Possible Causes
Normal when refrigerator is first plugged
in.
Often occurs when large amounts of
food are placed in refrigerator.
Door left open.
Hot weather or frequent door openings.
Temperature control set at the coldest
setting.
Temperature controls not set cold
enough.
Warm weather or frequent door
openings.
Door left open.
Door left open.
Door openings too frequent or too long.
Icemaker power switch is in the I (on)
position, but the water supply to the
refrigerator has not been connected.
Water filter clogged.
Icemaker power switch is not on.
Water supply turned off or not
connected.
Freezer compartment too warm.
Piled up cubes in the storage bin cause
the icemaker to shut off.
Ice cubes stuck in icemaker. (Green
power light on icemaker blinking.)
Icemaker light is not lit.
What To Do
Wait 24 hours for the refrigerator to
completely cool down.
This is normal.
Check to see if package is holding door
open.
This is normal.
See About the controls.
See About the controls.
Set the temperature control one step
colder. See About the controls.
Check to see if package is holding door
open.
Check to see if package is holding door
open.
This is normal.
Set the power switch to the 0 (off)
position. Keeping it in the I (on) position
will damage the water valve.
Replace filter cartridge with new
cartridge or with plug.
Set the power switch to the I (on)
position.The icemaker power light will
turn green when the freezer light switch
is pressed in or when the freezer door is
closed.
See Installing the water line.
Wait 24 hours for the refrigerator to
completely cool down.
Level cubes by hand.
Turn off the icemaker, remove cubes
and turn the icemaker back on.
This is normal when the freezer door is
open. The icemaker power light will turn
green when the freezer light switch is
pressed in or when the freezer door is
closed.

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