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About The Automatic Icemaker - GE GSE23GSESS Use And Care Manual

Models 22, 23, 25,26,27 and 29
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About the automatic icemaker.

A newly installed refrigerator may take 12 to 24 hours to begin making ice.
Automatic Icemaker
approximately 100–130 cubes in a 24-hour period, depending
on freezer compartment temperature, room temperature,
number of door openings and other use conditions.
If the refrigerator is operated before the water connection is
made to the icemaker, set the power switch in the OFF position.
When the refrigerator has been connected to the water supply,
set the power switch to the ON position.
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
Throw away the first few batches of ice to allow the water line
to clear.
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
If ice is not used frequently, old ice cubes will become cloudy,
taste stale and shrink.
Special note about dispenser models:
Some models have a tilt-out ice bin. The bin can be tilted
out as shown in the illustrations, and it will hold itself up
while you take ice out or turn the icemaker power switch on
and off. Be sure to put the bin back in place before closing
the door.
To restore your ice level from an empty bucket stage, the
following steps are recommended:
12 hours after the first batch of ice has fallen into the bin,
dispense 3 to 4 cubes.
After an additional 6 hours, dispense 3 to 4 cubes again.
These steps will restore your ice level in the shortest amount of
Feeler Arm
In homes with lower than average water pressure,
you may hear the icemaker cycle multiple times
when making one batch of ice.
Power Light
Feeler Arm
(on some models)


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