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GE Consumer Home Services Training
TECHNICAL SERVICE GUIDE
Electronic Icemaker
Pub # 31-9063
8/00

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    GE Consumer Home Services Training TECHNICAL SERVICE GUIDE Electronic Icemaker Pub # 31-9063 8/00...

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    If grounding wires, screws, straps, clips, nuts, or washers used to complete a path to ground are removed for service, they must be returned to their original position and properly fastened. GE Consumer Home Services Training Technician Service Guide Copyright © 2000 All rights reserved.

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    Electronic Icemaker The control board contains two sensors Beginning in the Spring 2001, a newly (Hall effect sensors), that are similar to an designed icemaker will be introduced in electronic reed switch. The sensors are several refrigerators. This service guide will...

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    Freeze The feeler arm moves horizontally. A full ice bucket will prevent the arm from moving out The “Freeze” cycle is the period where to the fully extended position, stopping the next the icemaker is waiting for the cubes to freeze harvest cycle until ice cubes are removed and solid.

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    Water Fill minimum of 20 seconds have elasped. If When harvest is complete, the icemaker necessary, the heater will cycle with a turn on will enter the “Water Fill” cycle. The amount of temperature of 32°F (0°C) and a turn off water entering the mold is controlled by temperature of 35.6°F (2°C) temperature.

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    Thermistor Diagnostics the freeze cycle. If the temperature is still below During icemaker operation, the control 39.2°F (4°C) after 15 seconds, the control will continuously monitors the thermistor resistance assume an insufficient amount of water entered value. If the thermistor is open or shorted (too the mold.

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    While in the harvest cycle in the service mode, the heater will remain on for a minimum of 20 seconds. The water fill cycle will initiate the first fill (5.1 seconds) without waiting for the mold to “prechill”. Only one water fill occurs during the service mode, whether the thermistor has reached 39.2°F (4°C) or not.

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    LINE NEUTRAL WATER GROUND VALVE 115 VOLTS AC. 60HZ POWER SWITCH ORANGE BLACK T.C.O. HEATER ORANGE MOTOR WHITE THERMISTOR PCB ASSEMBLY MOLD BODY ICEMAKER THERMISTOR TERMINALS HEATER VALVE MOV1 MOTOR...

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    QUESTIONS 1. What activates the two Hall Effect Sensors on the control board? A. Ejector arm B. Magnets C. Feeler arm position D. Water level 2. What type of mode is indicated by the power LED flashing off & on? A.

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    9. The ability of the control to fill up to 3 times can compensate for ___________? A. Multiple ejections B. Service diagnostics C. Low water pressure D. Extremely cold freezer 10. When the icemaker is first connected to power and if thermistor temperature is 50° F or higher, the control will perform a _________________ before entering the freeze cycle.

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