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Electrolux Ice Maker Service Manual

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5995436457 5/2005


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  • Page 1: Ice Maker

    ICE MAKER SERVICE MANUAL 5995436457 5/2005...
  • Page 2: Safe Servicing Practices

    Electrolux Major Appliances cannot be responsible, nor assume any liability, for injury or damage of any kind arising from the use of this manual.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Safe Servicing Practices Quick Reference Sheet Owner’s Guide and Parts Information Contact Information General information Safety Precautions Door Adjustment Ice Production Rates Customer Questions Sequence of Operation Automatic Shut-off System and Time Chart Leveling and Installation Requirements Leveling the Unit Installation Requirements Gravity Drain Installation Connecting a Drain Pump...
  • Page 4: Quick Reference Sheet

    Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 EST 1-800-265-8352 Questions. U.S.A. Service, Warranty, General Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 EST Questions. 1-877-4Electrolux (435-3287) Electrolux ICON brands Damage Claims. 1-800-456-4669 (option 3, then option 2) Parts Orders. 1-800-320-0859 Mailing Address.
  • Page 5: General Information

    GENERAL INFORMATION Door Adjustment All model doors are aligned at the factory before ship- Safety Precautions ment. Occasional readjustment may be necessary, es- Do not attempt to service or repair the unit until you pecially if an Overlay Panel is installed. The following have read the entire procedure.
  • Page 6 Note: The hinge plate on some models do not have the holes slotted for adjustment. New hinge plates are available from Electrolux Parts. 3. With door upside-down, inspect the bottom hinge plate mounting holes. a. If your plate has slotted mounting holes, loosen but do not remove the two hinge plate screws.
  • Page 7: Ice Production Rates

    Ice Production Rates Approximate Ice Production (lbs/day) Ambient Temp/Water Temp degrees F 50/50 60/50 70/50 80/50 90/70 100/70 NOTE: These characteristics will vary depending on operating conditions, condenser cleanliness, installation, and application. Customer Questions 1. No ice or not enough ice! 1.
  • Page 8: Sequence Of Operation

    Customer Questions 7. The cubes do not fall into bin as individual cubes. 7. Normal - You can use the scoop to break apart. 8. Not enough ice is stored in the bin. 8. Check the level of the unit. Sequence of Operation On initial start-up or restart, closing of bin thermostat, 8.
  • Page 9: System And Time Chart

  • Page 10: Leveling And Installation Requirements

    Leveling and Installation Requirements 2. If the ice maker is not level, adjust the feet on the corners of the unit as necessary. It is extremely important that the unit is level. If it is not level, the ice mold will not fill evenly. This can...
  • Page 11: Gravity Drain Installation

    From Ice Maker To Floor Drain 1. Normal Drain. Proper Drainage Pitched Proper Drainage from ice maker at least 1/4" per foot. 2. With Trap. Poor Drainage Poor drainage. Water backs Poor Drainage up in drain line.
  • Page 12: Connecting A Drain Pump

    • It must have an overflow protection control which will shut off power to the ice maker in the event of a pump failure. 4. Remove the overflow tube by lifting it up while using a slight back and forth motion to loosen it from the •...
  • Page 13: Interior Storage Bin Cleaning

    10. Move the cycle selector switch to the ICE position to resume ice production. Interior Storage Bin Cleaning 1. Disconnect power from the ice maker. 2. Remove any ice from the storage bin. 3. Wipe down the storage bin with a solution of nonabrasive mild soap or detergent and warm water.
  • Page 14: Sample Wiring Diagram

    Sample Wiring Diagram Note: Always refer to diagram on ice maker.
  • Page 15: Compressor/Electrical Specifications

    Electrical Specifications STARTING RELAY 3/4" OVERLOAD Compressor Pins: PROTECTION To measure start winding resistance, measure across the C-S pins. To measure run winding resistance, measure across the C-R pins. These pins should never measure any resistance to ground. This would indicate a shorted compressor. Specifications: Compressor Start Winding: 12.0 OHMS.
  • Page 16: Thermister

    Thermistors generally fail due to moisture or physical 2. Slow flash - The control board has detected a damage. Electrolux “high side” thermistors are sensor problem. This will happen if the thermistor’s encased in a specially-designed, moisture-sealed alu- plug is disconnected from the control board.
  • Page 17: Low Side Pressure Changes

    50° farenheit. The chart below shows the low side pressure changes through the cycles of a Electrolux ice maker. It shows If a unit is operating in conditions other than that during a harvest cycle, the low side pressures climb these, the low side pressures will be different.
  • Page 18: Ice Thickness Adjustment

    The factory setting is designed to maintain an ice bridge of approximately 1/16" to 1/8" The Clear Ice Maker uses advanced technology to make under normal conditions resulting in a dimple of ice that is crystal clear. This technology cascades a flow approximately 1/4"...
  • Page 19: Adjusting Ice Cube Thickness

    Adjusting Ice Cube Thickness: Disconnect power to the ice maker before making any ice thickness adjustments. 1. Disconnect power to the unit. 2. Remove the screws securing the front access panel. ACCESS PANEL SCREWS WARMER 3. Locate the ice cube thickness adjustment dial on the control board. Turn the dial clockwise (+ number) to thicken or counterclockwise (- number) to thin the ice bridge.
  • Page 20 The door should never be flush with the top of the cabinet. Even when level, the top edge of the door will be 1/8" below the top of the cabinet. SAMPLE AREA 4. Reinstall front access cover. 5. Reconnect power to ice maker. 6. Empty ice bucket.
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    Cause b. Deposit build-up on evaporator b. Run the unit through a clean grid. cycle. Use only Electrolux Ice Machine Cleaner. Cause c. Ice thickness dial set incorrectly. c. Adjust ice thickness dial accordingly. d. Dirty condenser coil.
  • Page 23: Will Not Eject Ice (Water Frozen)

    Defective bypass valve. c. Replace bypass valve. d. Deposit build-up on evaporator d. Run unit through the clean cycle. grid. Use only Electrolux Ice Machine Cleaner. If scale or mineral deposits accumulate on grid, cubes will not fall freely. Remedy 7.
  • Page 24: Low (Or No) Ice Production

    Consult a plumber. cubes) Cause b. Deposit build-up on evaporator b. Run the unit through a clean grid. cycle. Use only Electrolux Ice Machine Cleaner. c. Water splashing on cubes. c. Adjust water flow above evaporator. Remedy 12. Unit not freezing (compressor a.
  • Page 25: Unit Produces Shallow Or Incomplete Cubes Or The Ice Fill Pattern On The Grid Is Incomplete

    Problem Cause Correction a. Low water level. a. Check that standpipe is fully 13. Unit produces shallow or seated inside water trough. incomplete cubes or the ice fill pattern on the grid is incomplete. b. Low water pressure. b. Check water pressure into water Cause valve (pressure should be 20 to 120 psi).
  • Page 26: Water Leak Under Unit

    Fill tube leaking. b. Tighten fill tube connection to water line. c. Unit not repairable. Contact Electrolux tech line for assistance. Remedy 18. Water in ice bin. a. Bin drain kinked or restricted. a. Clear drain of obstruction or kink.
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