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KRMF606ESS00 Kitchenaid Refrig Ice maker not making ice

Bigben

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Pittsburgh
Model Number
KRMF606ESS00
Brand
KitchenAid
Age
6-10 years
Test 56 error code E2
Test 57=20
Test 59=02
Test 58=01 or 11 between toggle
First started noticing water dripping from ice maker down the fridge and on the floor. Eventually noticed it stopped making ice.

I did hit the ice maker off switch on the inside of icebox. Do I have to reset anything after doing that? I just thought of this and remembered I did that when I noticed the water. But when I cleaned it up and turned it back on it never did it again. I also noticed a red LED light on by that switch? The light is beside the right OFF side of the switch. But the switch is in the ON position.
 

Jake

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E2 = Motor Lost Position, IM didn't find home during harvest and exceeded Max attempts. Check for obstructions in IM, If none found verify operation of IM.

You will need to remove the ice maker and check for obstructions in it.

Here's the ice maker for your model:
whirlpool-icemaker-wpw10764668-ap6024044_01_m.jpg


Watch this video to remove it:


Jake
 

Bigben

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So if nothing is obstructing it, are you saying it needs replaced? And what do you mean by verifying operation?
 

Jake

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So if nothing is obstructing it, are you saying it needs replaced?
That is correct Sir.:)

And what do you mean by verifying operation?
Actually you already did that in TEST 57 and it also failed.
Service Test - 57 Ice Maker Harvest
--->Press SW3 to activate a Harvest sequence.
Digit 1 displays the state of the sequence.
Digit 2 displays the outcome of the sequence. Once initiated, the sequence cannot be exited.
Digit 1 0 = Heater and Motor OFF, 1 = IM Heater ON, 2 = Motor Rotating CW until it finds
home position.
Digit 2 0 = In Progress, 1 = Harvesting Completed, 2 = Harvesting not completed,
Doors must be closed.
NOTE: Harvesting Not Completed does not exit the step, but indicates the timeout of 70 seconds has passed.

Let us know how it goes.

Jake
 

Bigben

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So if the results for test 57 are 20, and that second digit means it’s in progress. But it also times out? Do I run the test again until it finds it or does that mean it fails?
 

Jake

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If nothing is obstructing the ice maker ejector arm from turning, then that means the ice maker itself is the culprit.

Jake
 

gwolanin

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I have this issue as the original topic but my issue is slightly different: KRMF706ESS00 not automatically making ice

There are no error codes being thrown for the ice maker. Everything tests fine, as I have run through all the service tests multiple times in case I missed something.

I AM able to manually:

fill ice maker with water
harvest ice

But it won't do it automatically.

Before it totally stopped working, it made ice and kept making ice one more time to overflow the ice bucket.
Removed the fill tube and checked it out, no issue there.

Sometimes before that it wouldn't make ice at all then would suddenly make ice.

I'm beginning to think that I need to just replace the ice maker as I am not sure what else any kind of other test I need to run.

Any ideas?
 

Jake

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Yes, if its under 10 degrees F in the ice maker compartment, then that indicates your ice maker is the culprit.

Here's the ice maker for your model: Icemaker W11577195

Jake
 

Jake

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Ok, sounds good. Let us know how it goes.

Jake
 
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