The fill tube is located above the ice maker coming through either the back or side wall of the freezer. The fill tube delivers water to the ice maker to freeze into ice cubes. Water flows through the fill tube and into the ice mold.
How do you remove an ice maker fill tube?
0:211:43Fill Tube (part 241796405) - Frigidaire Refrigerator Repair Help - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipRemove any tape securing the fill tube waterline. Then rotate the fill tube counterclockwise toMoreRemove any tape securing the fill tube waterline. Then rotate the fill tube counterclockwise to uninstall unthread the nut to release the water supply line from the old fill tube.
Where is the test fill button on my ice maker?
The refrigerators display will have an ice on/ice off icon. On the underside of the front of the tray is a test/fill button. Press and hold that until the ice maker begins to turn and run through a cycle.
How does an ice maker fill tube work?
The fill tube delivers water to the ice maker to freeze into ice cubes. Water flows through the fill tube and into the ice mold. Water will only flow through the fill tube when the freezer reaches its set temperature and the ice maker calls for water.
What to do if ice maker freezes up?
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Why does the water line to the ice maker freeze?
Clogged Water Lines The winter months can lead to frozen water lines, which is one of the most common ice maker problems caused by cold weather. Low water flow means the ice machine will not be able to release ice cubes off the evaporator plate. This leads to malformed ice cubes that eventually lead to a freeze up.