lg fridge problems
Only by unplugging fridge for 24 hours, i guess. Hi Jodi, for me it sounds like ice maker trying to turn the tray, but not able to. I have a LG LFCS25425 3 door, with the icemaker only in the bottom. Ice maker mechanics are all working fine. All doors closing fine. This procedure will reset the ice maker. We could even feel cold air coming out into dispenser area, bec. I think the control board… some models of the ice makers depend on the control board signal, some works independently. Do you just hear a beep and tray won’t move right after reset? Any answers???????. I also tested both sides of the water valve without the tubes connected just to see what would happen. Maybe the inlet valve not fully closed, due to deposit build up and thats why is sipping water? Water pressure is also good. I found my answer from others questions and I just want to Thank You for what you do. I also lowered the fridge temp by a degree too to see if that would help. The test button is underneath. if there was working, maybe you didn’t plug something correct. Trying reset button know. Thanks in advance. Would this issue cause some other issues to the refrigerator if I don’t resolve this issue. Should I try to replace it again. Probably you have ice build up, restricting air flow and causing temp to go up. Not a drip or leak. Water pressure is good and temp in the compartment is good. A little water fills the tray? Thanks for the help. Your fridge has 2 inlet valves, which one did you replaced? Fridge is under warranty. Woke up to no ice. Ice maker: 28 degrees. Thanks for the heads up about the test switch. I canât tell you exact procedure what to do, but once you will take it apart i think you will figure out. This is a picture of back panel in the freezer compartment with evaporator and ice maker fans. I have a LG LFX28968, The ice maker makes I ice just fine. I’m out of things to do. Wanted to let you know our LG refrigerator is FINALLY working as of yesterday! You need to play with it, to reach reasonable water pressure. The freezer temp was set at -4. Tried test switch nothing. Does this sound like a clogged line or is this a panel issue? Can you help with my LG Refrigerator issue? I’m hoping it won’t be too hard to change out but the service manual would be awesome to have during this swap out. Is there a procedure to diagnose it? Can you help. The motor labors at that point and then goes back. Today we are trying to let it dry/thaw on its own by unplugging the refrigerator freezer and leaving it open. It seems like air getting into the ice maker compartment. Your LG refrigerator is equipped with a demo mode or display mode. How do I check if the fan is working? To release it you have to reach your hand up into the chute and flip the flapper down and then an avalanche of ice falls out. What do you think the remedy could be? a little update: The ice did come out but put only 4 or 5 pieces in the last 24 hours. Appreciated, What is the temp inside the ice maker compartment? My family rarely ever uses ice from the refrigerator, wondering if I can ignore this error! Eugene, good morning. I give up!!! So the water works when prompted by the reset and the tray turns out on reset but it won’t do it otherwise. Sadly temp in ice room still 53 degrees. Here is diagram for your fridge. I am getting water with no problem at the front of the door. I posted a comment yesterday but don’t seem to find it so resubmitting – apologies for any duplication. The lower end of the ice maker door (inside the fridge) presents condensation (that obviously eventually turns into ice). Can you elaborate? Ridiculous – but we can’t seem to find the filter compartment! Not sure. I took off the back cover and cleaned the dust off the condenser coil. Nothing happened. This just started happening for the 3rd time. Wanted to say that as of only YESTERDAY was everything finally sorted out! Water comes from the water side, but not from the ice side (when I reset the ice dispenser). I dont know what to recommend you, other than to replace icemaker. I measured ice maker compartment temp, its not cold as freezer, assume it is the ice maker fan not working, order parts and replace the fan, used multi meter check the old ice maker fan is not working. Main valve on the back of the fridge, secondary(for the ice maker) in the left door. it doesn’t seem to be getting power because it does not do anything when you push the reset or when you turn it on or off. Have ON/OFF switch with reset underneath. Let it sit for about 5 hours. It appears there is no electricity getting to the ice maker. if you hear valve is humming but not filling ice maker, then this problem caused by calcium deposits in the valve solenoid. If you have a multimeter, check the resistance of the valve coils. Any suggestions on what might cause the tray to bind? Thanks! when you close the door, the light going OFF? When I checked the resistance between the neutral wire entering the hinge and the auger motor neutral wire in the harness connector feeding the ice maker, it is infinite…no connection. Hello! Should i unplug until repaired. Is there a solenoid to open the door? They suffer from daily wear-and-tear just like other home appliances. Thank you. It should be no less then +2 F. Michael, I push my test button and nothing happens. Hi Eugene, I read all of these comments and they are similar but I am not sure. Check ice level arm, is it stuck? The fridge and freezer seem to be cooling fine. The water get to the inlet valve and stops. The leak is coming from around the plastic inlet housing and pouring down the back of the fridge whenever the lower ice tray valve energizes. It has now steadied at 19F/50F respectively with the outside digital panel set at -6F/33F. We have the LG InstaView fridge. I removed the line from the newly installed inlet valve and I was able to blow through it. It doesnât give me any water nor does it make any noise. Ice Maker – If ice maker failed to perform diagnostic test and you not able to run it, then most likely ice maker motor failed. My ice machine is only filling half the ice tray. Do you think I may have received a bad Control board or Ice maker. It should be set in the middle and it has to move up and down, and then set in the middle. I had to turn the door alarm off. I am not sure which one for the ice maker. LG model #LFX25973D. Control board – Every LG refrigerator has a control board. 1 I have a lg refrigerator model LMXS27626D /01, the ice maker keeps freezing up in the clear rectangle cup that feeds the ice cube tray. Same goes for washing machines. Glenn, if the ice maker is bad, it will not send a signal to the inlet valve to open, so water will not flow through fill tube. While I had the line removed, I ran the test cycle on the ice maker to see if the inlet valve would release water when the ice maker called for it to refill. Amazing working knowledge you have Eugene! Error Code Er 1F (On refrigerator Er & On Freezer 1F). Hi Eugene, I see where the upload is, but I can’t figure out how to download it. Plug the unit back in, wait 24-48 hours for the refrigerator to return to normal operation. (Iâve maker sticker says 0 degrees….this says 4 so we are trying that with the ice plus on. how do you know that? If it’s high than it should, the ice maker will not work. Hi Eugene. Yeah. What possibly could be my problem. Do you think it is the control board and if so do you know what the part number is. Please help…thank you! My ice maker over filled and is now frozen and won’t dump the ice in the ice bucket. Put thermometer there and check. I have tried resetting refrigerator by unplugging it as well. I have the ice maker without a switch and am getting a small icicle right at the 90 of the little metal bar. So my thought is a shorted wire where it goes into the door. Learnt from this blog and some other blogs, it is due to the Ice maker fan issue. If so very faint but I do see the light trigger on at the handle when both are pressed. We have a french door LG refrigerator (NO water/ice dispenser on the door) and need to replace the filter for ice cubes made in the freezer. Very precise. When the ice cubes freeze, they get too thick for the motor to flex the tray to drop the cubes. I’ve read most of the issues you’ve talked about and have a Multimeter. Then nothing. "It's new. The video showed how to clean the filler hose with a paper clip. At end of that test, it squirts water on the floor again. If it will not help, pull the fridge, remove back bottom cover and check if compressor is running. Thank you! LG Refrigerator GR-B207FLC. I changed to -2F. Thanks Eugene. LFXS30796D Our problem started with the Ice machine making less ice than normal. What can I do next. Turned off power to the fridge for a minute, and tried the test button again, and still no rotation or water. Any help would be appreciated, Hi Mark, did you take a look on the service manual at the bottom of this article? But how can I defrost the fans? If you have ball-type water tap behind the fridge, try to decrease incoming water pressure to the fridge by turning at 45 or less degrees. Ice maker fan in the freezer failed? How do I clear it?? What To Check? I see lights and all buttons work. There is power, as the lights are on and the control panel on the door reads like it is working, but everything on the freezer thawed and the fridge is not cold. I shut off, reseted it, and changed the water filter. Our icemaker dumps the ice before the cubes are fully frozen. Mid last year it stopped making ice. How do you unclog the water fill tube? Had to replace something called the Assembly Bracket Motor (larger fan unit right next to the Evaporator Fan) – another weeks long wait… Ice started immediately and no leaking/freezing since removing the calcium build-up on the ice maker’s intake valve! Remove an ice maker and see what the problem why its stuck. if it’s getting power, then the inlet valve in the door supply ice maker. Works fine. Please help, Try to turn power off more then 30sec, let say 5 min. Now I need to find the right part to order to change it. 4 degrees is actually -15 deg C. It will work at that higher temperature, but take longer to produce ice. I have LG LMXS30776S with water and ice in the left french door. I have an LG LSXS26366D/02 purchased in 2017. Needless to say, it makes no ice. Mark. Even though there’s no tray you should still place a towel below the ice maker before running the tests. I also hear the ice maker turning to dump ice but because there’s no water, there’s no ice to dump. I made sure it is turned on. Thanks for the guidance! Can’t find the reset button. However, when dirty, it will fail to let go of the heat and thus retain it … It seems a shame to have to replace the whole control board $$$$ to fix this problem. Hi Gale, check ice dispenser flapper, to make sure it properly sealed once not in use. Maybe you will find some useful information there, LG AEQ73110210 Refrigerator Ice Maker Assembly, Kit my ice maker is not getting power. More than 1.5 million consumers may be eligible for a payout. I even put a new filter in. well, you need to check if your ice maker getting power. Help or Learn about lg 4 door refrigerator problems. The water then freezes the ice bin in the unit. Or will the valve need to be replaced? Hello. I even lowered my temperature and I had three days of making ice and now itâs back to the ice cube tray not dropping ice cubes iâm just getting water poured into my ice bucket. When I press the test/reset button, there is a beep/tone but the ice maker does not fill or rotate in any fashion. Thank you, Some of the causes: Weak water pressure, Partially clogged inlet valve (there are 2 of them, one for the water dispenser and second one for the ice maker), My LG ice maker bowl filled with water and not freeze. stuck in downward/dump position, left side of tray is flush, right side seem to want to rotate to fill position, but has a gap of 1/2″ or so. This way you will be able to decrease water pressure to desirable level. IDK.. it requires some troubleshooting. They only answer seems to be to open the door to stop the dispensing action, and wiggle the on/off paddle. What am I missing? Please help. No, it shouldn’t. Reset button will cycle icetray but will not refill. Hi I have a lg French door ice maker problem Model lfxc22526s00 Itâs 1.5 years old and the ice cub tray is cracked up and leaking , Probably from twisting as it does to release the ice cubes from the tray however Iâve called different sources and they want to sell me the whole complete unit for over $300 is there anyway I can get just the ice cube tray?? 4. You need to apply magnet to simulate door closed and feel if cold air coming out from the vents (see the ice maker on the right side). Water comes out of the water dispenser properly. I dont think that ice maker itself is the cause of the problem. Any ideas? So no ice bucket metal arms… Question for you: If ice maker is bad, will the fill tube also not work so that when I push reset there’s no water coming out? What is the temp inside ice maker compartment? Water Hose – Behind your LG fridge there is a water hose connected to the inlet valve. Water filter is newly replaced. Introduction. 3. If I have no ice by morning Iâm really going to lose my sh#t! The fridge in our garage is probably 30yrs old and it runs like a champ. LG refrigerators only work when the door is shut. I try the ice sensor test of holding the refrigerator and lock button at the same time. LF Model LTCS24223D/03. The Fridge coded ER 1F. This is a Test Button. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Thank you in advance. On this type of ice maker, there is a tiny hole on the left side. Thanks so much for this great site. Thx. Call LG and ask about 10 years warranty on the compressor. It looks exactly like this model. I did a reset and what cubes were there fell from the tray, and the tray refilled with water. I’m getting ready to make another warranty call. Icemaker and door leaking into compartment on an LG French door LFXS29766S. Test button turns tray over normally. Hi Eugene, it looks like you are helping a lot of people here. I can even hear it sometimes going through the motion trying to fill with water but not water. Nothing appears to be off track or out of alignment. No, I’m still trying to figure it out. Did you check the water line from the filter to the secondary inlet valve (left door)? I replaced the Water Inlet valve thinking that maybe it is partially clogged. I just want to point out one thing though. Now water runs out the back of the unit on to kitchen floor instead of filling lower ice maker in the freezer. When I press Test switch, it dispenses ice and refills it with water. See easy to follow diagrams that will show you how to disassemble your LG fridge and replace the broken parts. What should I check next to diagnose why its not cooling ? I keep trying to unplug and plug to make this error code go away. Hi Brandon, never heard about this issue before. In order to reset ice maker, unplug your refrigerator or turn breaker OFF for at least 30 sec. Hello, My LG Frig(french door,2017 model) will not dispense water or fill my ice maker tray.. Which one did you replace? Or ice tray overfilling with water? Ice maker makes a loud tapping noise and the tray does not turn over all the way like it is stuck. Eugene, Yes, it beeps and then nothing happens. So other words, you cannt fix it by yourself. I pulled the icemaker out and made sure it was clean and then left it out overnight to see if moisture had gotten into any of the mechanicals. All methods described in the post above. Is there a timer or something? I figured there must be a second one to control flow to the water dispenser vs the ice maker, but I can not seem to find it. Water dispenser working? I have to push harder on the top. Pulled out some big chunks of ice in the freezer section too. Any thoughts or ideas on how to rectify this issue? Where is the fan that distributes freezer air to the in-door freezer? We are having the same problem. Hi Gerald, as long as it keeps working once you cleaned it, I think the problem not with the control module and not with moisture. maybe this video will help you https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arJpFgMnvPY&t=, I have a LG ice maker with the on off switch. Any thoughts? The first annoyance was YEARS of water backing up out of the ice tray, slipping down the sides freezing the ice bucket in place. Definitely when it thinks itâs time to make more ice. I have the slimline in door ice make on French door refrigerator. Once the fridge door opens, the ice and water dispenser automatically shuts off until the switch is successfully closed. Other common problems are leaking water, an overflowing ice maker and the refrigerator light not working. I have a lg lfxs30726s Thank you! What is the temp inside the freezer? Not sure if you received my other message. Icemaker temperamental since bought. Not sure what to look at moving forward, and stumbled onto your site. To do this adjustment, turn water tap to 45 degrees and let somebody will push water dispenser using big cup or something like that. Hi Steve, my guess, if the filler tube freezes up, could be the inlet valve, that sipping water into the ice maker ( ??? ) Thanks for any help you can give us! I took out the ice maker and cleared it of the ice inside, re-installed it and re-ran the test mode. The best way to check this is to RESET ice maker and wait until you see how much water coming into the ice tray. Make sure its clean. I pressed the reset on the icemaker and it rotated fine. Other problems include failure to defrost, the fridge being too noisy and water leakages. Ice maker making ice as it should. Can you tell me how to remove this panel? My LG fridge LFX25960ST makes ice really well, too well actually. Admit no longer hear icemaker noises like in past. My LG Ice maker isn’t working properly. Sometimes it will produce 3 or 4 ice cubes, but that’s it. When I checked it out, the ice maker is only filling about half way so itâs only producing about half the number of cubes that it normally makes. I still don’t have it all cleared but it appears that there is something inside that may be plastic because it’s not melting. LOL but not really…. The control arm is down and seems to be blocking the drawer when we pull it out. Ice maker will not fill with water. Please check lfxc22526s00, Hi there I have an LG model LFX21976ST French door frig. The ice machine was working fine until we came home and opened the freezer and water flooded out everywhere onto the floor. I have reset several times to remove the remaining ice from the tray and it will work great for a few cycles and then repeat the issue. Where would I find the inlet if I needed to check it? That means new door inclosure as the wire is unserviceable. We have an LG French door refrigerator that has an ice machine in the door and one in the bottom refresher. To be honest, sometimes even we as a technicians don’t know how to fix this or that (especially if its related with control boards). Cleaned it out and now it fills. In this situation, i would check the inlet valve if its getting power once you reset ice maker. Hi Vivek, for me it sounds like problem with a control board, if its not working on automatic mode, but only when you press RESET. I can send you a link for the icamaker. Thank you. Have replaced water inlet valve makes ice correctly for 1-3 days then freezes again. However I only got one set of ice and it stopped producing. Obviously it’s not cold enough why is it doing that. I don’t know Jared.. It asked for water at the end of the test but nothing came out of the inlet valve. Greg. Parts replacements are water valve, water filter and new ice maker. I have a diagram of the parts of the ice maker but I don’t see that part. Ice will now not dispense from the ice bucket when you press on ice switch. 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