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Author Topic: Whirlpool 50 lb. ice machine  (Read 941 times)

Offline apptech1

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Whirlpool 50 lb. ice machine
« on: July 04, 2018, 09:36:11 AM »

Originally diagnosed with a sealed system issue, i.e. Leaking evap. Did the repair and never produced. System is tight, no leaks or restrictions. Kinda scratchin my head because I am unable to hook up water to it here at the house right now so I can't properly diagnose. I'm leaning toward the reversing valve. Any thoughts would be helpful. 🤔
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Re: Whirlpool 50 lb. ice machine
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2018, 05:36:05 PM »
manual fill up the res and turn it on see if she makes a batch is what i would try
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Re: Whirlpool 50 lb. ice machine
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2018, 05:36:24 PM »
post some pics of the machine
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Re: Whirlpool 50 lb. ice machine
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2018, 09:12:18 PM »
JW havent seen you on here for a long time hope all is good
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Re: Whirlpool 50 lb. ice machine
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2018, 09:49:31 AM »
So many great techs was in here I decided yall was doing a nice job of it LOL
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Re: Whirlpool 50 lb. ice machine
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2018, 04:54:14 PM »
Well she making ice but my cubes are kinda thin and only half of the bin is filled after 24 hours. Still got some work to do. Lol.
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Re: Whirlpool 50 lb. ice machine
« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2018, 12:12:51 PM »
run some ice machine cleaner through it and blow out the condenser.
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Re: Whirlpool 50 lb. ice machine
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2018, 12:37:17 PM »
The evap is new so I didn't even think about running cleaner. The condensor was filthy though. I'll give that a try this afternoon. Thanks.
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Re: Whirlpool 50 lb. ice machine
« Reply #8 on: July 16, 2018, 07:25:40 PM »
Did ya get her going?
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Re: Whirlpool 50 lb. ice machine
« Reply #9 on: July 16, 2018, 11:35:30 PM »
Yes sir!! Got busy and forgot to update. I found the evap thermistor was out and a cracked water line @ the valve. Fixed them and she went to producing like new. Thanks for all the input.
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Re: Whirlpool 50 lb. ice machine
« Reply #10 on: July 18, 2018, 08:16:30 AM »
Nice!
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