• Please note, some of the links on our site are affiliate links (Learn More)

FIXED Frigidaire Refrigerator FFHS2611LWF Ice maker repeatedly flooding.

Jake

Appliance Tech - Admin
Staff member
Joined
Aug 24, 2004
Messages
131,380
Location
Redmond, Oregon
I never trust any parts from amazon.

Order it from my post #9 and it will work, I've replaced over 100 of these same ice makers in the last 34 years and its FIXED every single one permanently, not for just 4 years like your last one from amazon.

And guess what? Not a one I ever ordered from amazon.

All were ordered from OEM part dealers.:)

Jake
 

pickles4601

Premium Member
Joined
May 11, 2013
Messages
58
Location
United States
Finally ordered the ice maker via the above link. Received the the unit on the left, much different than my original one on the right.

I called customer service, she was very helpful. I ordered the correct part, they just shipped the wrong one. She said they're sending one out asap.
 

Attachments

  • 20211001_162527.jpg
    20211001_162527.jpg
    193.4 KB · Views: 84
Last edited:

Jake

Appliance Tech - Admin
Staff member
Joined
Aug 24, 2004
Messages
131,380
Location
Redmond, Oregon
I called customer service, she was very helpful. I ordered the correct part, they just shipped the wrong one. She said they're sending one out asap.
Yes, that happens once in a blue moon, glad she got the correct one coming to you now.:)

Jake
 

pickles4601

Premium Member
Joined
May 11, 2013
Messages
58
Location
United States
Ice maker arrived today, installed around 445. Later checked and the gears were turning but no water came to the ice maker. Went to dinner, returned around 8. No ice, no water in the tray.
 

Jake

Appliance Tech - Admin
Staff member
Joined
Aug 24, 2004
Messages
131,380
Location
Redmond, Oregon
See if your getting 120 volts to the ice maker side of the water inlet valve, which is located in the back of your refrigerator where your water supply line connects to.

The GREEN solenoid is for the ice maker water. Just remove the plastic electrical connector that goes to it, then put your meter leads in each one and then cycle the ice maker and watch your meter for 120 volts towards the end of the cycle. If you don't get 120 volts, then your ice maker is the culprit.

To MANUALLY cycle the ice maker just remove the plastic cover over the front of it, it just unsnaps off, then you will see a gear with a arrow, turn that gear slowly about 1/4 of a turn in the direction of the arrow and then it will continue to move on its own, then watch your meter towards the end of the ice maker cycle to see if you get 120 volts.

Jake
 

pickles4601

Premium Member
Joined
May 11, 2013
Messages
58
Location
United States
I did this test a while back and posted the results and at your advice replaced the ice maker... if it WASN'T the ice maker as you suspected, should I replace the water valve? What else could be faulty?
 

Jake

Appliance Tech - Admin
Staff member
Joined
Aug 24, 2004
Messages
131,380
Location
Redmond, Oregon
I need you to do this test again with the NEW ice maker installed.

Jake
 

Jake

Appliance Tech - Admin
Staff member
Joined
Aug 24, 2004
Messages
131,380
Location
Redmond, Oregon
ill get on that tomorrow
Sounds good.

The reason I had you order the ice maker is the rake should NOT stop moving when its filling, like you mentioned your old one did.:)

And you should see 120 volts at the water inlet valve electrical connector for about 7-9 seconds while the rake is continually moving towards the end of the cycle.

Jake
 

Jake

Appliance Tech - Admin
Staff member
Joined
Aug 24, 2004
Messages
131,380
Location
Redmond, Oregon
I didn't know what Pagophagia meant, so I just googled it. LOL

Pagophagia--->compulsive ice chewing

I used to chew ice like that when I was a kid. LOL

Jake
 

pickles4601

Premium Member
Joined
May 11, 2013
Messages
58
Location
United States
So my multi meter died and I replaced the valve assembly. It worked! BUT its leaking. I can't get the water lines to seal! Please advise.
 

pickles4601

Premium Member
Joined
May 11, 2013
Messages
58
Location
United States
It's leaking from the drinking water line, it appears to be connected correctly. There's another line that leaks at the same time when I dispense water.
The line seems to have a tip on it, see the flare? It's shoved up inside as far as it goes.
 

Jake

Appliance Tech - Admin
Staff member
Joined
Aug 24, 2004
Messages
131,380
Location
Redmond, Oregon
Glad to hear the new water inlet valve fixed it.(y)

Looks like its broken, that's why its leaking. Return it for another new one.

Here's the water inlet valve for your model:
242252702 Water Valve


This video shows you how to replace it:


Jake
 
Top