Discuss

Slow Ice Production

 in

Refrigerator & Freezer Repair

. "

I just bought a Whirlpool Gold side by side refridgerator from an individual, working great but the ice production is

..."
 
 
Register | FAQ's | New Posts | Today's Posts | Extras
Appliance Repair Forum > Appliance Repair Help > Refrigerator & Freezer Repair » Slow Ice Production

Post New Thread  Reply By reading any content on this site you agree to AppliancePartsPros.com, Inc. disclaimer and Terms of Use.
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 11-23-2011, 08:36 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 3
jil300zx1 is on a distinguished road
Default Slow Ice Production
Model Number: GD5RHAXSO01   Brand: Whirlpool   Age: 1 - 5 years   

Appliance Parts from AppliancePartPros.com


I just bought a Whirlpool Gold side by side refridgerator from an individual, working great but the ice production is very slow. I checked the sensor from this post and the sensor is OK according to these instructions:

Have you recently replaced the filter, and does the water dispenser work properly ?

Before we replace the inlet valve, try this:

Open the freezer door and make sure the switch on the panel (right side wall) is in the ON position, and observe the LED light. Is the light blinking, on solid or no light.

If the light is not lit or flashing, you have a bad sensor or the icemaker is stuck in a harvest mode

Then press the flapper on the left side of the opening and observe the light,
if the light continues to blink, you have a faulty sensor system. If the light stays on solid, your optic sensor is OK.

If the test to the sensor system checks OK, replace the fill valve, first


What else should i try? The freezer was set on 4, I just turned it down to 3.


Read more: Fridge not producing ice, sensor blinks
http://forum.appliancepartspros.com


Related Models
Whirlpool GD5RHAXSQ00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RHAXSQ01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RHAXSS00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RHAXSS01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RHAXTB00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RHAXTB01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RHAXTL00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RHAXTL01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RHAXTQ00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RHAXTQ01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RHAXTS00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RHAXTS01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVA00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVA01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVA02 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVA03 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVA04 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVA05 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVB00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVB01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVB02 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVB03 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVB04 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVB05 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVQ00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVQ01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVQ02 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVQ03 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVQ04 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVQ05 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVY00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVY01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVY02 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVY03 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVY04 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5RVAXVY05 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXKB00 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXKB02 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXKQ00 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXKQ02 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXKT00 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXKT02 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXLB00 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXLB01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXLB02 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXLB12 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXLQ00 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXLQ01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXLQ02 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXLQ12 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXLT00 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXLT01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXLT02 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXLT12 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXMB00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXMQ00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXMT00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXNB00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXNB01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXNB03 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXNL00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXNL01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXNL03 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXNQ00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXNQ01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXNQ03 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXNS00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXNS01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXNS03 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXNT00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXNT01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHAXNT03 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHGXKB01 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHGXKB02 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHGXKQ01 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHGXKQ02 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHGXKT01 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHGXKT02 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHGXLB00 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHGXLB01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHGXLQ00 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHGXLQ01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHGXLT00 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5SHGXLT01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5THGXKS00 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5THGXKS01 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5THGXKS02 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5THGXKS03 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5VVAXTY00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5YHAXNL00 Refrigerator
Whirlpool GD5YHAXNL01 Refrigerator
Whirlpool GD5YHAXNL02 Refrigerator
Whirlpool GD5YHAXNL03 Refrigerator
Whirlpool GD5YHAXNL04 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5YHAXTL00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5YHAXTL01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5YHAXTL02 Refrigerator
Whirlpool GD5YHAXTQ00 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5YHAXTQ01 REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5YHAXTQ02 Refrigerator
Whirlpool GD5YHEXLS00 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Whirlpool GD5YHEXLS01 SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR
Frigidaire GDB222RBR0 Gib(v1) / 24 " Built - in Dishwasher
Whirlpool GDB277PDB1 27" ELECTRIC WALL OVEN
Whirlpool GDB277PDQ1 27" ELECTRIC WALL OVEN
Frigidaire GDB421RHR0 Gib(v1) / Refrigerator
Frigidaire GDB421RHR1 Gib(v1) / Refrigerator
Frigidaire GDB421RHR2 Gib(v1) / Dishwasher
Frigidaire GDB421RHS0 Gib(v2) / Refrigerator
Frigidaire GDB421RHS1 Gib(v2) / Refrigerator
Frigidaire GDB421RHS2 Gib(v2) / Dishwasher
Frigidaire GDB634RFR1 Gib(v1) / Refrigerator
Frigidaire GDB634RFR2 Gib(v1) / Refrigerator
Frigidaire GDB634RFS1 Gib(v2) / Refrigerator
Frigidaire GDB634RFS2 Gib(v2) / Refrigerator
Frigidaire GDB635RHR0 Gib(v1) / Refrigerator
Frigidaire GDB635RHS0 Gib(v2) / Refrigerator
Frigidaire GDB662RBR0 Gib(v1) / 24 " Built - in Dishwasher
Frigidaire GDB668RBR0 Gib(v1) / 24 " Built - in Dishwasher
Frigidaire GDB742RJB0 DISHWASHER
Reply With Quote
See inside of your appliance - diagrams and part photos for virtually every model.

powered by AppliancePartsPros.com
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 11-23-2011, 10:10 AM
Senior Expert
APP Volunteer
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: State College, Pa.
Posts: 9,569
richappy is a name known to all
Default

If the ice cubes are normal size, your valve is ok. Measure the stabilized freezer temperature and post.
__________________
-
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 11-23-2011, 10:28 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 3
jil300zx1 is on a distinguished road
Default

Ice cubes are normal size. Freezer temp is -2 F on 3 setting.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 11-24-2011, 02:33 AM
Senior Expert
APP Volunteer
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: State College, Pa.
Posts: 9,569
richappy is a name known to all
Default

Temperature is ok, it's possible the mold heater in the icemaker is taking longer to heat the mold so a harvest cycle is longer than normal.
__________________
-
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 11-24-2011, 08:27 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 3
jil300zx1 is on a distinguished road
Default

Is there any way to test the heater?
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 11-24-2011, 11:57 AM
Senior Expert
APP Volunteer
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: State College, Pa.
Posts: 9,569
richappy is a name known to all
Default

Most mold heater problems are from bad connections in the front module. This is a very common problem with the Whirlpool modular icemakers.
__________________
-
Reply With Quote
See inside of your appliance - diagrams and part photos for virtually every model.

powered by AppliancePartsPros.com
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Slow Ice Production iugnitac Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 0 06-28-2010 03:59 PM
No ice production mkansari03 Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 0 06-28-2010 12:25 PM
low ice cube production a2x5welrs Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 0 08-28-2009 08:45 AM
Ice Maker, non production. RARett Refrigerator & Freezer Repair 0 08-02-2009 10:19 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:20 AM.

The content on this web site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace an on-site diagnosis from a qualified appliance service technician. By reading any content on this site you agree to AppliancePartsPros.com , Inc. disclaimer and Terms of Use.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17