Tried test switch nothing. Have to de-ice the to get water flow. I’ve changed the filter when i do the reset button it will dump the ice and than add water to the tray then it stops. This problem occurs when the condenser coil of the fridge is dirty. Outside of the initial ice making issues (which was resolved with the scraping of the calcium deposits from the intake valve – thank you), the compressor finally died (only 2yrs into a 10yr warranty…) There were delays in getting a tech out here and then the nightmare of ordering parts through LG. It will rotate far enough to drop any ice or water when I test but not the full 180 degrees. To be honest, sometimes even we as a technicians don’t know how to fix this or that (especially if its related with control boards). $650 if you experienced a failure to service or repair the LG Refrigerator following a No-Cooling Event that occurred within five (5) years after the date of purchase and subsequently disposed of or replaced the LG Refrigerator before September 22, 2020. I have run the test, and the ice maker completes the self test. My wife says the refrigerator part of the unit seems to be staying cool and makes no noise. Is there a timer or something? More than 1.5 million consumers may be eligible for a payout. I just finished thawing it with a hair dryer for the 5th or 6th time in 2020. It’s behind the door panel with the water filter. Here is diagram for your fridge. Remove an ice maker and see what the problem why its stuck. Also…where is the Control Board? Hi Bill, control board allows ice maker to work in automatic mode. If so—-maybe the heat don’t go off. Have a lfxc24796d, turned the ice maker motor off but motor is still running. Your LG refrigerator is equipped with a demo mode or display mode. In this case You need to glue these locking tabs with superglue or get a new replacement. Water inlet valve siping water, so needs to be replaced. Today we are trying to let it dry/thaw on its own by unplugging the refrigerator freezer and leaving it open. Finally got a replacement ice maker unit. Ice maker making ice as it should. Hi We changed the water filter which we’ve done many times but since then the ice maker is not making ice, I’ve tried the test button and the ice tray moves but no water is coming through ….any ideas thanks, I have replaced my ice maker and still not getting ice. My question: Do you think it’s a circuit board problem, or ice maker problem? PO LIN. With all functions of the ice maker working when I press the test button I was leaning towards control board. I assume from condensation. Fill sensors are clean. AHA! Check that fan if its working. I have the EXACT same problem with my ice maker. When you open the door ice falls out to the floor. My Fridge is a model LFXS24623S/01. That’s not dangerous, My LG refrigerator ice maker not working we already replace water filter and it still doesn’t make ice could it be the ice maker we need to replace it. Hi Robert. Ice will only dump when I use the test button. 4 degrees is actually -15 deg C. It will work at that higher temperature, but take longer to produce ice. I have this same issue. The lever on the side, I am not sure how hard you are to push the lever down.. LG model #LFX25973D. Drinking water comes out fine. Hi Ritchie, this specific issue require proper troubleshooting. Ice maker makes ice but won’t dump the ice until I hit the reset. Both door sensors are working with magnet test where I see lights go off and on. Can you elaborate? My Fridge model is LFXS24623S/01. The “door” won’t open but I can open it by hand. I change the inlet valve with a new one but still no water dispensing or ice being made… I think the small control board in the door is defective but that’s a big guess on my part… Thanks in advance for any suggestions…. Just so you know, inlet valve have 2 solenoids. I pulled the icemaker out and made sure it was clean and then left it out overnight to see if moisture had gotten into any of the mechanicals. Our 8 year old LG LFX31925ST/01 makes ice like a champ. Maybe the inlet valve not fully closed, due to deposit build up and thats why is sipping water? The condenser stays clean to allow the dissipation of heat from the fridge… That duct leads directly into a closed compartment in the ice maker. Your fridge has 2 valves, one on the back of the fridge and second in the left door. In my case, it’s a 2.5 yr old LNXC23726S. Hi, I have a LG refrigerator Ice Maker with Power Switch and Tray. Do you have any ideas on what to check/replace? We have checked and fan is working. Got an email and just received the packet in the mail on it yesterday. 4. Doesn’t sit and freeze. It looks exactly like this model. As i checked the ice machine I noticed the tray itself is slightly off kilter. Sometimes it will produce 3 or 4 ice cubes, but that’s it. But I don’t know for sure. The hose part is quite short though. Right onto the floor. Similar LG Refrigerator problems. Fridge was working fine. Water comes from the water side, but not from the ice side (when I reset the ice dispenser). Eugene Smith I need your help real bad. New water fill valve in the back.New water fill valve in the door. Hi Rey, how do you know its making extra ice? I can try moving it down. Hi TRacy, maybe try to decrease water pressure to the fridge? Now, plastic filler line (from back of freezer into the ice maker) freezes regularly. Remove lower shelf on that door and behind shelf there is a screw, remove it and you will have access to the inlet valve in the left door. After reset, the icemaker should be filled with water. Eugene, good evening. If you notice freezer not cold enough, that’s why ice maker not working. However I only got one set of ice and it stopped producing. Hi Eugene – It’s been almost 2 months since I last reached out. or try to decrease freezer temp to -5F. This procedure will reset the ice maker. Will not fill with water unless the door is open. Thanks. The biggest problem is this. Ice make will not work I tried the on off switch nothing. When all the ice in the LG refrigerator is used, it will take 2 hours to produce the next bunch of ice cubs. If you have ball-type water tap behind the fridge, try to decrease incoming water pressure to the fridge by turning at 45 or less degrees. The last time I reset it, it made one batch of ice and stopped. Did you check that? Is there are anything you can think of Eugene? The latch on the door to the ice maker compartment broke and we need to get a new door. Come around the fridge and listen to the inlet valve, when ice maker sends a signal to fill with water. maybe this video will help you https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arJpFgMnvPY&t=, I have a LG ice maker with the on off switch. But, usually it would fix itself (a little ice clogging tube?) I replaced it with a new ice maker…same thing, pushed the test button and nothing. Purchased new in 2013. Greatly appreciate your time and input and thanks for fielding all our questions . That was how i got it to fill with water at least. Control board – Every LG refrigerator has a control board. I replaced the icemaker to find out that the unit still will not turn when I push the reset button. ice maker will turn off (stop making ice) once it filled with ice cubes to a certain point. I can’t tell you exact procedure what to do, but once you will take it apart i think you will figure out. You need to take ice maker out and see if any mechanical parts misplaced or broken. Suggestions? Do you have a part number? Leaks all day from ice unit and lot water on floor. In both cases its a major issue. But at the same time i kinda doubt it. The link you posted does not seem to go to a diagram, where might I look for the second valve? Louise E - October 7 Reply. It tends to want to pop up. I have now per your advise checked temperatures in freezer…..set at -4 But temp gauge says +15. Help or Learn about lg 4 door refrigerator problems. Replacement of LG Refrigerator. I don’t know Jared.. Do you think it’s a sensor or the control board? Upon refill, with some of the ice still in tray the excess water causing major clumping in the lower bin. New filter. WORKED fine yesterday morning. Is there a way to stop this from happening? If there will be still ice, then the problem with condensation. Hi Patti, as i know there is no schematic diagram for the ice maker only. Temp reading freezer: 17 degrees. LG refrigerator bottom freezer problems. A leading reason behind refrigerator … It’s like it wants to make an ice rink in the kitchen! I have a LFC23760ST model. Call LG and ask about 10 years warranty on the compressor. Hi Brandon, never heard about this issue before. You said it’s not getting power. I replaced a valve at the bottom rear of the unit (AJU72992601) where the water from the wall plugs in. Thank you for the quick response! After it dumps the ice into the bucket it makes a horrible knocking noise. But how can I defrost the fans? Did you check it with miltimeter or you just guess? Do you recommend I change out the PCB next? Yes, if you found a little bit of water in the tray, something wrong with the water line or fill tube or inlet valve. If the water hose is kinked, it will restrict water flow to the inlet valve. just spent 50 on a new water feed motor. About 3 months ago my ice maker quit making ice. So, If it not visible then something jammed inside the gearbox which turning ice tray, I have the same wood pecker sound and the plastic tray turning acts like it is about to snap because of all of the pressure, hello I have lsc22991st model and my ice maker is not working i dont have water inside the ice maker and no noise from the back the fridge. Hi there; We have a 2year old LG. Ice maker fan in the freezer failed? They have not responded to emails and only way to contact is through Consumer Affairs. If its running but still not cooling, then compressor is failed (most likely). Introduction. still make ice. Thanks, Inlet valve? Let it sit for about 5 hours. No change in results after these replacements. Hi. (I lowered the temp a degree to see if that would help). (see link in the post). LG Ice Maker stopped making ice in left door ice maker. Thank you! What is the temp inside the freezer? I did a reset and what cubes were there fell from the tray, and the tray refilled with water. If evaporator coils are frosted over this indicates an issue with the defrost system. I have the LG Ice Maker that is in your Kenmore video where is twists the tray to make the ice fall out. Depends on ice maker type, usually in the freezer. I am getting water with no problem at the front of the door. But from the other side, inlet valve also can fail electrically or mechanically and not allowing water to flow. Problem started three days ago, first with ice maker making ice but not depositing it in the bin, two days later,ice in tray turned to water and my food in freezer was starting to thawe, called Repairman and he said he wouldn’t even touch it, said to call LG … Hi Gary, as long as we don’t know which one goes to the ice maker, the easiest way to check if inlet valve on the back “belongs” to the ice maker, is to use multimeter and to see that this valve is NOT getting power when you press water dispenser lever. Every once and awhile it will randomly fill with water and make a bit of ice. What can I do to fix the problem? The fridge sounds like its working but is not cooling. I tried the reset on the top unit and the motor did work but looked like only a little water was released to fill the try. when it is activated and what should the Solenoid Coil Ohms read with No Power. If the temperature is high, try cleaning out the vents on the bottom and back of the refrigerator … Insufficient current. SO, in you case, you can try to replace control board, cause you dont have any options for now. Water is coming through the water dispenser. It successfully went through all the modes. I just put in a digital thermometer in the freezer and will report back with temps when I have them. Ser GQ78068092, so my Lg bottom freezer fridge suddenly has quit making Ice. Great article. At Repair Clinic, we help you with your refrigerator repair so you can save time, money and frustration. Maybe it squirting into the compartment when filling up? Turned off power to the fridge for a minute, and tried the test button again, and still no rotation or water. There are two styles of LG refrigerator ice makers. Can you help with my LG Refrigerator issue? Fridge is level and seals are good and tight. 3. Clean ice maker bottom compartment from the ice and turn water tap OFF for 3-4 days or more(usually behind the fridge) to see if any ice occur in there. Weird that it just stopped working out of the blue. There is power, as the lights are on and the control panel on the door reads like it is working, but everything on the freezer thawed and the fridge is not cold. Any ideas? All these devices receive their proper voltage when necessary but without neutral, they won’t work. Because fan blows cold air from the freezer to the ice maker compartment. I’m talking about the outside tray where you set the glass to catch the ice. I have replaced the inlet valve, main control board and the ice maker control board and still have the problem. It does not make ice to fill the ice bucket. Hi, my LG LMX25981 has a similar issue, I can hear the pump from ice dispenser trying to fill the ice tray with water, then checked, nothing. We are somewhat handy so likely could replace parts. I have a 2019 LG LRFXC2406S. I have been following all your reset methods. TAMPA, Fla. — Appliance giant LG has agreed to settle a multi-million dollar class action lawsuit over refrigerator defect claims. Any help is appreciated. Our icemaker dumps the ice before the cubes are fully frozen. It’s set to 0 degrees F as it has been since we plugged it in 4 years ago. Hi Angie, when you press RESET button what is happening? The freeze is cold enough, just won’t dump ice and cycle. Add Comment. Your LG refrigerator ice maker was working, but now is not making ice? I am having the same problem and it looks like this question is not answered?? Quit making ice out of the blue. If solenoid energized but no water coming out, it is clogged or burnt out. I think it’s a leak, but where? Thanks Eugene. We ran the water and ice for a full cycle to clean it out and then a few hours later my son went to get water and it just kept pouring out. Just put the lever back into locking tabs and try to press it, water should be going. An LG fridge fails to get cold enough if the condenser coil is dirty. I went and thoroughly cleaned the heat exchanger (vac and compressed air). You need to check if ice maker getting power, if its not getting power then problem might be with the main control board. It seems it should stop making ice before the bucket becomes too full and possibly overflow. I took the water tube off and blew through it to make sure it wasn’t frozen. Put in new filter, new water inlet valve, still no water. Main valve on the back of the fridge, secondary(for the ice maker) in the left door. thanks. Ice fill tube is freezing again and again. Here in the ice room put the towel to catch water or ice that may fall when you run the test mode. 6| The Refrigerator Door. So the water works when prompted by the reset and the tray turns out on reset but it won’t do it otherwise. Any ideas? Basically, what the tech’s thoughts were: with both the Evaporator Fan AND the Assembly Motor Fan down, the compressor was overworked as no air was being circulated in/out. It’s also making ice slower and taking longer to freeze, but no temperature has changed. Hi Jason, seems like the problem with ice-maker not with a control board. Hi Eugene. Cleaned sensors on ice maker. Can that be cleaned out or just put on a new valve on and be done with it? Hello, hard to say what exactly happened in your case. 2. I have LG LMXS30776S with water and ice in the left french door. Did you get exactly the same ice maker? This just started happening for the 3rd time. All good there. I have an LMXS30776S/00. It seems like the ice cube tray has ice cubes in it snd sometimes it works and I have ice cubes in my bucket and other time water just pours into my bucket and then I just end up with one big frozen block. Now I need to find the right part to order to change it. Over and over and over this happens. Test button turns tray over normally. The leak is coming from around the plastic inlet housing and pouring down the back of the fridge whenever the lower ice tray valve energizes. If water or ice were to fall from the tray, the towel is there to catch it. I bought my LG fridge 2017, it was having problems 1 yr. later it kept getting warm so I took out lots of food thinking it had too much food, but the freezer wasn’t saying either. Whats the model number of the fridge?Some ice makers controlled by control board, some independant, Hi Eugene Smith I have a LMXS27626S LG Refrigerator with the french Doors. A repairman who I talked to over the phone believes it’s the compressor. Hey Eugene. I don’t believe mine has an optical sensor. Any help would be appreciated. It might produce enough for 2 cups if that. We get like 4 trays of ice per day. Seems like there is a restriction in the water line somewhere. Seems like microswitch failed. how do you know that? There is a possibility to develop issues such as cooling issues, … Anything else I can try before replacing AEQ73130004? But if it will not blow out easily, turn the fridge OFF for 24 hours, in order to thaw all ice builds up. Please see Updates at the end of this post ” How To Troubleshoot Optical Sensors On The Ice Maker?”. The internal doors and shelves of LG refrigerators may be cracked. Some LG fridges have a separate inlet valve for the ice maker in the left door. LG Electronics has been hit with a class action lawsuit alleging a defect is causing the fridges to stop cooling, sometimes within only a few years of use. Make sure to assemble it right. 1 I have a lg refrigerator model LMXS27626D /01, the ice maker keeps freezing up in the clear rectangle cup that feeds the ice cube tray. Who controls the time for the tray to dump ice? 5 Most Common Whirlpool Cabrio Washer Problems. So I am thinking it may be a temp or fan issue. This website was created with a purpose to help our visitors to find proper information about appliance and home repairs. I have tried these methods several times and it seems like hit-miss, meaning sometime the water will fill the tray, but majority of the time no water. Press and hold the button for about 3 seconds and the ice maker will begin to turn. But, It freezes up together on the bottom and won ‘t come down. Your advice? I have cleaned the bin, ice maker, everything but it thinks the ice bucket is full. I replaced both valves. AJ, Hello AJ, E CF related to Condenser Fan Motor. The control arm is down and seems to be blocking the drawer when we pull it out. I have just replaced the water filter, but it was overdue. My water dispenser is working fine but my ice maker is not producing ice because it is not getting any water. I think I found it. Eugene, I just want to comment that this is a Wonderful service you are providing the DIY public. It makes ice just fine, but when the ice bucket is full, it seems that water must be leaking down the right side because those cubes freeze together. Not sure if you received my other message. You need somebody more exrerienced to take a look at. Using a magnet to simulate closed door, I get 8 degrees of cold air with enough fan pressure to easily get to the ice room. For those who didn’t know that, it seems like the right side of the ice tray been jammed. Appears the problem is that the filler hose bringing water to the ice maker is clogged which creates increased pressure (like a thumb over a garden hose) that then causes the water to spray all over the place instead of neatly filling the trays. Our ice maker is spewing out white dust when dispensing ice. Contact LG for replacements and arrange for a technician to check for an underlying problem. flat not totally closed. After that no more ice making. If I have no ice by morning I’m really going to lose my sh#t! And by the way, the ice cubes that it makes are normal-sized so it’s not like the trays are not filling with water. LFXS30796D Our problem started with the Ice machine making less ice than normal. When I press the reset, the ice maker goes through all of the motions but it doesn’t fill with water at the end. Also if you have anything on how to replace I would sure appreciate it. My LG fridge makes ice just fine, it won’t dispense. Common problems with a refrigerator that require repair are: Defective fridge MCB. One for water dispenser and second for ice maker. Water pressure is good and temp in the compartment is good. You can try this: 1. What do you think? I even put a new filter in. 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