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TECHNICAL EDUCATION
2013 - 15" UNDER COUNTER
ICE MAKERS WITH FILTER
KENMORE MODELS
106.89592100
106.89599100
106.89593100
106.89553100

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  • Page 1 TECHNICAL EDUCATION 2013 - 15” UNDER COUNTER ICE MAKERS WITH FILTER KENMORE MODELS 106.89592100 106.89599100 106.89593100 106.89553100...
  • Page 2 FORWARD This Service Manual, 2013 Kenmore 15” Under Counter Ice Makers with Filter, provides the In-Home Service Professional with information on the installation, operation, and service of these 2013 ice makers only. For specific information on the model being serviced, refer to the “Use and Care Guide,” or “Tech Sheet”...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS SECTION 1 - GENERAL INFORMATION Ice Maker Safety ...........................1-2 Model Numbers ..........................1-4 Model & Serial Number Label .......................1-5 Tech Sheet Location ........................1-5 Dimensions ...........................1-6 SECTION 2 - INSTALLATION AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS TABLE OF CONTENTS ........................2-3 PROTECTION AGREEMENTS ......................2-3 WARRANTY ..........................2-4 ICE MAKER SAFETY ........................2-5 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS .......................2-5...
  • Page 4: Section 1 - General Information

    GENERAL INFORMATION Section 1: General Information This section provides general information concerning 2013 New Design 15” Ice Makers. n Ice Maker Safety n Model Numbers n Model & Serial Number Label n Tech Sheet Location n Dimensions...
  • Page 5: Ice Maker Safety

    GENERAL INFORMATION Ice Maker Safety Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
  • Page 6 GENERAL INFORMATION Ice Maker Safety (cont.) WARNING WARNING Excessive Weight Hazard Use two or more people to move and install ice maker. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury. WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. If the drain hose is not aligned over the drain, move the ice maker to align the drain.
  • Page 7: Model Numbers

    GENERAL INFORMATION Model Numbers KENMORE 2013 NEW DESIGN ICE MAKERS WITH FILTER KENMORE 106.89592100 106.89599100 106.89593100 106.89553100 *Introductory Models...
  • Page 8: Tech Sheet Location

    GENERAL INFORMATION Model & Serial Number Labal MODEL & SERIAL NUMBER LABEL Tech Sheet Location...
  • Page 9: Dimensions

    GENERAL INFORMATION Dimensions 15” Dimensions Inches Carton Depth 28 1/2 Carton Height 36 3/8 Carton Width 17 3/8 Cutout Depth (in) Cutout Height (in) Cutout Width (in) Depth 23 1/8 Height 34 3/8 Width 14 7/8 Depth Closed Excluding Handles 23 1/8 Depth Excluding Doors 21 1/2...
  • Page 10: Section 2 - Installation And Operating Instructions

    INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS Section 2: Installation and Operating Instructions This section provides operational use and care information for 2013 New Design 15” Ice Makers. n TABLE OF CONTENTS n PROTECTION AGREEMENTS n WARRANTY n ICE MAKER SAFETY n INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS n ICE MAKER USE n ICE MAKER CARE n TROUBLESHOOTING...
  • Page 11 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS...
  • Page 12 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS...
  • Page 13 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS...
  • Page 14 In an effort to conserve natural resources, this ice maker includes a condensed User Guide. A complete Use and Care INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS Guide can be downloaded at www.jennair.com/manuals. The model number is located on the inside of the ice maker. Register your ice maker at www.jennair.com.
  • Page 15 Scan the code at left with your mobile device, or visit https://jennair.custhelp INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS recommendations that may help you avoid a service call. Ice Maker Operation WARNING WARNING ¹⁄₄ Electrical Shock Hazard Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
  • Page 16 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS ⁷⁄₁₆ ¹⁄₂ ¹⁄₄ ³⁄₁₆ ¹⁄₂ ¹⁄₂ ¹⁄₄...
  • Page 17 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS ¹⁄₂ ⁵⁄₁₆ ³⁄₈ ⁵⁄₈ ⁷⁄₈ Ice Production WARNING WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect power before servicing. Disconnect power before servicing. Replace all parts and panels before operating. Replace all parts and panels before operating. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock.
  • Page 18 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS ⁷⁄₈ ⁷⁄₈ ¹⁄₄ ⁵⁄₁₆ ⁵⁄₈ ¹⁄₄ ⁵⁄₈ ³⁄₈ ⁵⁄₈ ¹⁄₈...
  • Page 19 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS Problem Solver Scan the code at left with your mobile device, or visit https://jennair.custhel recommendations that may help you avoid a service call. ¹⁄₂ Ice Maker Operation WARNING WARNING ³⁄₈ ⁵⁄₈ ⁷⁄₈ Electrical Shock Hazard Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
  • Page 20: Performance Data Sheet

    INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS Problem Solver ⁵⁄₈ Scan the code at left with your mobile device, or visit https://jennair.custhelp ¹⁄₄ recommendations that may help you avoid a service call. ¹⁄₂ Ice Maker Operation WARNING WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
  • Page 21 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS Ice Production WARNING WARNING ⁵⁄₁₆ ¹⁄₄ Electrical Shock Hazard Electrical Shock Hazard ⁵⁄₁₆ Disconnect power before servicing. Disconnect power before servicing. Replace all parts and panels before operating. Replace all parts and panels before operating. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock.
  • Page 22 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS Problem Solver Scan the code at left with your mobile device, or visit https://jennair.custhelp recommendations that may help you avoid a service call. Ice Maker Operation WARNING WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
  • Page 23 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS Do not use with water that is microbiologically unsafe or of unknown quality without adequate disinfection before or after the system. Systems certified for cyst reduction may be used on disinfected waters that may contain filterable cysts. 2-14...
  • Page 24 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS 2-15...
  • Page 25 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS 2-16...
  • Page 26 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS Ice Production WARNING WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect power before servicing. Disconnect power before cleaning. Replace all parts and panels before operating. Replace all parts and panels before operating. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock.
  • Page 27 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS 2-18...
  • Page 28 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS WARNING WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect power before servicing. Disconnect power before servicing. Replace all parts and panels before operating. Replace all parts and panels before operating. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock.
  • Page 29 Problem Solver INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS Scan the code at left with your mobile device, or visit https://jennair.custhelp.com for recommendations that may help you avoid a service call. Ice Maker Operation WARNING WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
  • Page 30 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS Ice Production WARNING WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect power before servicing. Disconnect power before servicing. Replace all parts and panels before operating. Replace all parts and panels before operating. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock.
  • Page 31 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS Plumbing Problems WARNING WARNING Excessive Weight Hazard Excessive Weight Hazard Use two or more people to move and install ice maker. Use two or more people to move and install ice maker. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
  • Page 32 INSTALLATION ANd OperATINg INSTrucTIONS 7/13 7/13 ® Registered Trademark / ® Registered Trademark / Trademark of KCD IP, LLC in the United States, or Sears Brands, LLC in other countries Trademark of KCD IP, LLC in the United States, or Sears Brands, LLC in other countries Printed in U.S.A.
  • Page 33: Section 3 - Theory Of Operation

    THEORY OF OPERATION Section 3: Theory of Operation This section provides general information concerning the theory of operation for New Design 15” Ice Makers. n Operating Systems n Refrigeration System n Water System n Electrical System n Operational Modes...
  • Page 34 THEORY OF OPERATION Operating Systems WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect power before servicing. Replace all parts and panels before operating. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock. RECOMMENDED SOLUTIONS Check that the control is turned on. Check that the water supply is properly connected and turned on.
  • Page 35 THEORY OF OPERATION Operating Systems (Cont.) EXAMPLE of Ice Maker Sealed System...
  • Page 36: Electrical System

    THEORY OF OPERATION Operating Systems (Cont.) ELECTRICAL SYSTEM There are 2 new components on this Ice Maker. An inductor (coil) is wired in series (red wire) with the condenser fan motor. It’s purpose in life is to smooth out voltage spikes. The unit Thermistor (2 white wires) signals the control board if the temperature of the machine compartment exceeds 115 degrees F.
  • Page 37: Operational Modes

    THEORY OF OPERATION Operating Systems (Cont.) OPERATIONAL MODES OPERATIONAL MODES During the Freeze mode, some of the hot gas main operational modes for the During the Freeze mode, some of the hot gas There are four main operational modes for the that is in the condenser accumulating tube, e detailed operation is found in that is in the condenser accumulating tube,...
  • Page 38 THEORY OF OPERATION Operating Systems (Cont.) HARVEST MODE The electronic control board operates the vari- ous components and systems in the ice maker Electrical System for each of the Freeze and Harvest modes. When the water level in the reservoir drops CLEAN MODE below the water level sensor it signals the electronic control to terminate power to the...
  • Page 39: Section 4 - Component Access

    COMPONENT ACCESS Section 4: Component Access This section provides service parts access, removal and installation information concerning 2013 New Design 15” Ice Maker. Refer to the Repair Parts List for your specific model to see what parts are available for ordering. Access may be shown to some assemblies that can be disassembled further.
  • Page 40: Front Grille Components

    COMPONENT ACCESS Front Grille Components WARNING accEss ThE waTEr vaLvE aNd TEch shEET 1. Unplug ice maker or disconnect power. 2. To access the water valve and tech sheet start by removing the 4 screws holding grille. Pull out on the bottom of the grill and then down.
  • Page 41: Ice Bin Components

    COMPONENT ACCESS Ice Bin Components icE BiN dOOr rEmOvaL 4. Release the quick connect and disconnect the water tube. See Figure 4. 1. Unplug ice maker or disconnect power. 2. Support the door so it doesn’t get damaged during the removal process. Use pliers to remove the left and right side door springs.
  • Page 42 COMPONENT ACCESS Ice Bin Components (cont.) rEmOviNg rEsErvOir cOvEr hEaTEr grid rEmOvaL 6. Remove the left and right side hex head screws and NOTE: The reservoir cover on a 15” swing door ice maker disconnect the left and right side wire harnesses. simply unsnaps to remove.
  • Page 43 COMPONENT ACCESS Ice Bin Components (cont.) accEssiNg icE BiN ELEcTricaL cONNEcTiONs rEmOviNg rEsErvOir aNd pumps 8. Remove the water tube from the left side of the cover 10. Remove 1 hex head screw and remove the reservoir and roll cover up and out. See Figure 12. assembly.
  • Page 44 COMPONENT ACCESS Ice Bin Components (cont.) rEmOviNg waTEr LEvEL sENsOr rEmOviNg rEcircuLaTiON pump 13. Disengage the water level switch from the housing. 12. Remove the harness connection. Release the pump Remove the wire harness connector. retainer. Press out the pump. NOTE: The water level sensor cannot be checked with a NOTE: The pump operates on 12 VAC.
  • Page 45: Ice Maker Top Components

    COMPONENT ACCESS Ice Maker Top Components 3. Remove the 2 hex head screws located in the back of WARNING the unit. Raise the top. NOTE: Lay a board across the cabinet under the top and then cover with a protective blanket. The board and blanket are needed to provide a working area when the control compartment is separated from the top.
  • Page 46 COMPONENT ACCESS Ice Maker Top Components (cont.) accEssiNg ThE cONTrOL cOmparTmENT rEmOviNg TraNsfOrmEr 7. Remove 2 screws and connectors. NOTE: This procedure will prove challenging the first time attempted. NOTE: The transformer doesn’t have to be removed to make voltage and resistance checks. See Figure 24. 5.
  • Page 47 COMPONENT ACCESS Ice Maker Top Components (cont.) rEmOviNg maiN cONTrOL BOard 9. Release retainers to remove main control board. See Figure 26. FIGURE 26 Notes...
  • Page 48: Machine Compartment Components

    COMPONENT ACCESS Machine Compartment Components WARNING 3. Compressor terminal cover pops off – instructions on cover. See Figure 28. NOTE: Amperage relay and standard overload (bimetal) are used. Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect power before servicing. Replace all parts and panels before operating. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock.
  • Page 49 COMPONENT ACCESS Machine Compartment Components (cont.) cONdENsaTE pump rEmOvaL raisiNg caBiNET TO accEss cOmpONENTs 1. Unplug ice maker or disconnect power. 1. Unplug ice maker or disconnect power. 2. Remove hose clamp. See Figure 30. NOTE: To replace compressor, condenser fan motor/blade or hot gas defrost valve raise the cabinet off the base.
  • Page 50 COMPONENT ACCESS Machine Compartment Components (cont.) 4. Tip the cabinet forward and install 4x4” blocks or equivalent to support cabinet. See Figure 34. FIGURE 34 Notes 4-12...
  • Page 51: Section 5 - Diagnostics And Troubleshooting

    DIAGNOSTICS & TROUBLESHOOTING Section 5: Diagnostics and Troubleshooting This section contains an example of the Technical Data Sheet that is shipped with the refrigerator. NOTE: Always refer to the Technical Data Sheet shipped with the refrigerator. n Safety n Service Diagnostics n Entering Diagnostic Mode n Tech Sheet Diagnostic Chart n Flush Mode...
  • Page 52: Safety

    DIAGNOSTICS & TROUBLESHOOTING Safety WARNING DANGER Electrical Shock Hazard Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect power before servicing. Only authorized technicians should perform diagnostic voltage measurements. Replace all parts and panels before operating. After performing voltage measurements, Failure to do so can result in death or disconnect power before servicing.
  • Page 53: Service Diagnostics

    DIAGNOSTICS & TROUBLESHOOTING Service Diagnostics WARNING DANGER Electrical Shock Hazard Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect power before servicing. Only authorized technicians should perform diagnostic voltage measurements. Replace all parts and panels before operating. After performing voltage measurements, Failure to do so can result in death or disconnect power before servicing.
  • Page 54 DIAGNOSTICS & TROUBLESHOOTING Service Diagnostics (cont.) Release both buttons when all user interface LEDs begin to flash Note: If no button is pressed within 5 seconds then the product goes into the automatic diagnostic mode used at the assembly plant. Each component is cycled for 5 seconds. The Fast Ice button moves down through each step Allow a few seconds for unit to register diagnostic mode To exit manual diagnostics mode, without stepping through all the components, press the On button.
  • Page 55 DIAGNOSTICS & TROUBLESHOOTING Service Diagnostics (cont.) TEch shEET dIAgNOsTIc chART Entering and using the diagnostic routine takes a little practice to become familiar with the process. 22-Aug-2013 08:50:56 EDT | RELEASED...
  • Page 56 DIAGNOSTICS & TROUBLESHOOTING Service Diagnostics (cont.) FLUsh MOdE Tech sheet will incorporate strip circuits showing the sequence of events, time of each event and the energized circuits. FREEZE cYcLE The freeze cycle normally takes 25-35 minutes depending on ambient conditions and thickness setting...
  • Page 57 DIAGNOSTICS & TROUBLESHOOTING Service Diagnostics (cont.) hARvEsT MOdE The length of the harvest cycle takes varies - Maximum time is 16 minutes cLEAN cYcLE The clean cycle sequence chart – emphasize that hard water necessitates frequent cleaning. Technicians should emphasize the need for scheduled cleaning of the unit to prevent mineral build up causing hanging slabs of ice.
  • Page 58: Troubleshooting

    DIAGNOSTICS & TROUBLESHOOTING Troubleshooting compressor resistances 1. Unplug ice maker or disconnect power. note: This is one of the few remaining applications of a split phase motor. Run winding – approximately 3 OHMS Start Winding - approximately 7 OHMS Overload (bimetal) – near zero Amperage relay coil - near zero Amperage relay L to S – Infinite with relay in upright position –...
  • Page 59 DIAGNOSTICS & TROUBLESHOOTING Troubleshooting (cont.) WIRINg schEMATIc...
  • Page 60 DIAGNOSTICS & TROUBLESHOOTING Troubleshooting (cont.) vOLTAgE TEsT POINT chART VOLTAGE TEST POINTS - MINOTAUR CONTROL BOARD FROM COLOR COLOR CONDITIONS P1-1 P1-2 120VAC INPUT- CONSTANT WHEN PLUGGED IN P1-4 P1-2 120VAC OUTPUT TO COMPRESSOR P2-1 YL/RD P1-2 120VAC INPUT- WATER FILTER SWITCH FEEDBACK P2-5 WH/RD P1-2...
  • Page 61 DIAGNOSTICS & TROUBLESHOOTING Troubleshooting (cont.) LOcATINg TEsT POINTs IN cONTROL cOMPARTMENT MAIN BOARd cONNEcTOR IdENTIFIcATION This picture identifies the location of the control board pin connectors. Refer to the tech sheet that’s packed with the product. 5-11...
  • Page 62 DIAGNOSTICS & TROUBLESHOOTING Troubleshooting (cont.) EvAPORATOR ThERMIsTOR The start of a harvest begins when the water is below the touch sensor sensing level or a max time of 25 min. The evap. thermistor is only used to end a harvest cycle. cONcEALEd REEd sWITch A strong magnet can be used to actuate the reed switch.
  • Page 63 DIAGNOSTICS & TROUBLESHOOTING Troubleshooting (cont.) 1901A PUMP kIT A large percentage of service calls can be attributed to pump installation mistakes. Installing the pump is relatively easy as long as the installer uses the components included in the kit and make no substitutions or try to reuse old components.
  • Page 64: Section 6 - Refrigerant Recovery And Charging Procedures

    REFRIGERANT RECOVERY AND CHARGING PROCEDURES Section 6: Refrigerant Recovery and Charging Procedures This section provides service parts access, removal and Installation information concerning KitchenAid, Maytag and Whirlpool dual evaporator French Door Refrigerators. n Representitive Examples of Equipment, Tools and Supplies n Equipment, Tools and Supplies n Key Components n Phase One: Initial Hook Up...
  • Page 65 REFRIGERANT RECOVERY AND CHARGING PROCEDURES Sealed System Repair WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect power before servicing. Replace all parts and panels before operating. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock.
  • Page 66 REFRIGERANT RECOVERY AND CHARGING PROCEDURES Sealed System Repair (cont.) Non Dye...
  • Page 67 REFRIGERANT RECOVERY AND CHARGING PROCEDURES Sealed System Repair (cont.) Non dye...
  • Page 68 REFRIGERANT RECOVERY AND CHARGING PROCEDURES Sealed System Repair (cont.)
  • Page 69 REFRIGERANT RECOVERY AND CHARGING PROCEDURES Sealed System Repair (cont.)
  • Page 70 REFRIGERANT RECOVERY AND CHARGING PROCEDURES Sealed System Repair (cont.)
  • Page 71: Phase Three: Make Repairs

    REFRIGERANT RECOVERY AND CHARGING PROCEDURES Sealed System Repair (cont.) Phase Three: Make Repairs 1. Remove temporary access valves damaged during repair 3. Install heat shields to protect the ice maker cabinet and adjacent components before brazing 4. Make necessary repairs 5.
  • Page 72 REFRIGERANT RECOVERY AND CHARGING PROCEDURES Sealed System Repair (cont.)
  • Page 73 REFRIGERANT RECOVERY AND CHARGING PROCEDURES Sealed System Repair (cont.) 6-10...
  • Page 74 REFRIGERANT RECOVERY AND CHARGING PROCEDURES Sealed System Repair (cont.) 6-11...
  • Page 75 REFRIGERANT RECOVERY AND CHARGING PROCEDURES Sealed System Repair (cont.) 6-12...
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