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Author Topic: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE  (Read 1105 times)

Offline johnboy3

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #20 on: June 14, 2018, 08:17:47 AM »

Ok, Disconnect it from power,  Put everything back together if it isn't already, making sure that the relay and black wire from the overload are attached to the compressor.  When you plug it in and turn it on it should start filling the empty water reservoir.  If it doesn't fill, check for 120V at fill valve. Let us know what you find.

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #21 on: June 14, 2018, 09:21:23 AM »
Can I check it without attaching water? I have to drive
2 hours to install it into my brothers kitchen. 
How to I test for 120v at the fill valve? What
Setting on the meter?

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #22 on: June 14, 2018, 03:13:11 PM »
I think this Whirlpool Manual is it's mother.Use you wiring diagram and see if it matches.
                     https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-i5KqMA2RZwcjd5RXlBU3JLYU0/view?usp=sharing

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #23 on: June 14, 2018, 04:29:13 PM »
When you turn it on, the fill valve is the first thing that starts.  Even if it isn't connected to water, the control board should send voltage (120v) to the valve. just take the harness plug off the valve and insert your meter probes into the plug. Use the 200v alternating current scale.  If you don't get power going to the valve, the problem is very likely a bad control board.

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #24 on: June 14, 2018, 05:54:32 PM »
Reading 125v on the fill valve connector.

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #25 on: June 15, 2018, 08:49:05 AM »
At this point, I would hook it up to a good water supply, then start it and see how it follows the sequence of operation in the service manual.  It will either go through all steps and make ice, or it will fail to complete one of the actions.  Let us know when it deviates from the schedule in the manual.

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #26 on: June 15, 2018, 09:42:43 AM »
ok so you think the relay and compressor are ok?

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #27 on: June 15, 2018, 04:49:16 PM »
It is likely not the compressor or relay, but it needs to be diagnosed in a systematic manner, so just hook it up, then start it with an empty water reservoir and we'll go from there.

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #28 on: June 15, 2018, 05:09:51 PM »
Ok

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #29 on: July 04, 2018, 04:12:00 PM »
 I hooked it up to the waterline however it seems that the temperature is not cold enough and itís not making ice

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #30 on: July 04, 2018, 05:30:29 PM »
Did the reservoir fill? 

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #31 on: July 04, 2018, 08:35:24 PM »
Yes

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #32 on: July 04, 2018, 10:08:17 PM »
OK, after it fills, the recirculation pump should run for a minute then the drain pump runs twenty seconds then off for twenty seconds, the runs for twenty seconds.  Then the reservoir fills to the normal level at which the freeze cycle begins.  At this point, the compressor, condensor fan and recirculation pump all run until the freeze cycle  ends.  Did all this happen?  If not, what didn't start?

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #33 on: July 05, 2018, 08:16:28 AM »
Pump seems like itís staying on
And ice is forming in the back. Itís more like
Frost forming in back. Took photo but site will not allow
JPEG to be attached. Can send to private email.

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #34 on: July 05, 2018, 08:18:44 PM »
The water should be flowing down over the evaporator plate in a steady stream. If you are seeing frost, it seems like the water isn't flowing over the plate?

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #35 on: July 05, 2018, 09:41:22 PM »
So what could be causing that?

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #36 on: July 06, 2018, 09:09:35 AM »
If the water is not flowing down over the plate and the reservoir is full, either the pump is not running, or the tube from the pump to the dispenser (distributor) at top of plate is disconnected at either end. 

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #37 on: July 06, 2018, 01:08:13 PM »
I hear the pump running so let me check the tube
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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #38 on: July 06, 2018, 04:09:31 PM »
Whatís the name of that tube? Overflow tube, drain pump
Drain tube or ice maker recirculation tube?

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Re: GE Monogram Under Counter Ice Maker not making ICE
« Reply #39 on: July 06, 2018, 06:22:24 PM »
Parts lists call it tube or tube plastic. Part number is  W10863947 , that's Whirpool's  number,  GE lists it under their own number  WR01X30254 and triple the price!