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ice maker not dumping ice Whirlpool refrigerator model GZ25FSRXYY2

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mcgyver89 [Entry]

can I put my magic ice cream maker in the freezer because it no make ice cream it like ice cream soup can I put in the freezer and how many minutes can it be in the freezer
mcgyver89 [Entry]

I've been reading all day on this. If your ice maker is making ice but not dumping it, it is likely a bad connection (on the end of the ice maker once you get it removed, under a panel) or a bad heating element. The heating element warms up to allow the ice to dump. If this is broken your cubes will form but will stay in the ice tray. You can buy a new one for around 40 dollars. If it is a connection you can use a multimeter to find where it's bad and typically solder a piece of copper in to make the connection good again. I hope this helps!
mcgyver89 [Entry]

I figured out why mine was not dumping the ice! I had emptied the ice bucket and when it was put back in, the light weight of the iceless bucket allowed it to lean forward slightly, which blocked the infrared light. This made it think that the ice was full. I taped the top of the bucket in the back to the freezer door. It's dumping now! Will remove the tape when it gets more ice in it.
mcgyver89 [Entry]

I have a KitchenAid KSRA25CN refrigerator. It has a set of infared eyes that need to be able to see across to each other, just like garage door sensors have. One of the two openings for the eye was partially blocked, thus blocking the eye being able to see the other eye. So the ice maker thought the bin was full of ice (the eyes being blocked is how it knows to stop making ice). I moved the bag hanging down and blocking it and it immediately dropped ice. For reference, one eye was under the switch to turn the ice maker on and off (on the right side of the freezer) and the other was at the bottom of the door open flap (left side of the freezer) that shuts off the ice dumping feature when the door is open so the ice doesn’t get dropped in the floor. Hope this helps!