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Author Topic: WR30X30972 Icemaker  (Read 315 times)

Offline Matzie66

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WR30X30972 Icemaker
« on: May 02, 2020, 05:09:06 PM »

Fridge is a GE # GSS23WGSC. I replaced the icemaker--it took in water-froze the cubes &
that was all. Old icemaker did much the same.

Offline olyteddy

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Re: WR30X30972 Icemaker
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2020, 04:55:30 PM »
Is the freezer cold enough? I believe the icemaker has a thermistor that won't allow a harvest until the mold drops down to a certain temperature.

Offline Matzie66

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Re: WR30X30972 Icemaker
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2020, 08:40:34 PM »
Hi
    I,m positive that freezer temp is okay.Could problem be in main control board?Also customer doesn,t know
if she wants to spend any more money. :thanks:

Offline Pnwdad1981

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Re: WR30X30972 Icemaker
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2020, 08:32:44 PM »
Did you run it through a full diagnostics cycle to make sure it does harvest? It might be a pcb issue. Iíd be sure your getting Vdc out of the board to the IM thermistor. And they wonít harvest unless the molds 11-13 degrees. Also some fridges once the IM goes out you need to reset the main board when you replace the IM, unplug fridge for 30 seconds then you can test the IM too by pumping itís ice level paddle 3 times in and release within 30 seconds of plugging fridge back in. Takes about 15-20 seconds for the IM to start itís test after initiating it. Iíd also tape the door switch closed. Thatís all I got for ya from my experience with that IM. Good luck👍
🌲PNW Chris🌲

Offline olyteddy

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Re: WR30X30972 Icemaker
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2020, 09:08:55 PM »
Not likely the "main board" as this is a totally self contained ice maker. And being a SXS fridge not the door switch either. If it's the icemaker shown when you google "WR30X30972" then the way to force a harvest is to manually raise the nylon rotating cube rake a click or so.

Offline Pnwdad1981

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Re: WR30X30972 Icemaker
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2020, 12:30:29 AM »
Google pulls it up wrong. Have to run it on sears PartsDirect. If you pull this rake it’s gonna break.
« Last Edit: May 13, 2020, 12:38:37 AM by Pnwdad1981 »
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Offline olyteddy

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Re: WR30X30972 Icemaker
« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2020, 10:47:39 AM »

Offline haroldsappliance

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Re: WR30X30972 Icemaker
« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2020, 02:49:48 PM »
It could be something as simple as cleaning the condenser coil.

Offline Matzie66

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Re: WR30X30972 Icemaker
« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2020, 10:36:10 AM »
Hi
   Thanks for replying.Haven,t been back to this fridge for a few weeks now.Customer didn,t know if she wanted to
spend any more money on it.I,ve never come across a problem before with the GE electronic ice makers.
Thanks for your info. :thanks: