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How do you reset the ice maker on a Samsung side by side refrigerator?

Last Updated: 9th February, 2020

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The reset button is on the right side of the ice maker – it is a clear, rectangular, rubber button.

Step #2 Locate Reset Button
  1. For 2010 models or newer: You will hear a chime when the reset begins.
  2. For 2009 or older: Press and hold the reset button for a full 10 seconds.
  3. Reinsert the ice bucket completely.

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In this way, how do I turn on the ice maker on my Samsung refrigerator?

Press it once to turn the ice maker on. Lighting button: Press and hold for 3 seconds and wait for a chime to indicate the Child Lock is released. Vacation + Fridge buttons: Press both buttons simultaneously until you hear a chime to turn off Child Lock.

Furthermore, how do I reset my ice maker? Unplug the refrigerator for 30 seconds; then plug it back in. Within 15 seconds of restoring power, press the feeler arm three times in succession. This should force the ice maker to run water into the reservoir and begin the cycle of ice production.

Likewise, why isn't my ice maker working on my Samsung fridge?

If the ice maker appears to not be making any or enough ice, low water pressure or a faulty water filter may be to blame. When the ice maker makes small, cloudy, or clumped ice, it could be something as simple as a dirty water filter, low water pressure, or high mineral deposits in your water.

Why my ice maker is not working?

When it's not making ice at all If your ice maker isn't producing ice at all or is producing crescents or cubes that are smaller than usual, it's typically indicative of a clog somewhere along the supply line. Cause: A common cause for a clog is frozen water in the line. Fix: Locate and replace the water filter.

Related Question Answers

Elies Olszewsk

Professional

Where is Samsung Ice Maker reset button?

The reset button is located on the front of the ice maker, underneath the motor housing, past the front cover. Press and hold the reset button (you'll need to apply some pressure here) until you hear the ice tray motor begin to torque, then release.

Jacomar Cazas

Professional

Is there a recall on Samsung refrigerator ice makers?

Currently, Samsung does not have a recall in place for any of its refrigerator models when it comes to the ice maker issue. In addition to the social media complaints, there is also a class-action lawsuit filed in 2017 involving ice maker issues for certain Samsung French door refrigerators.

See Rokhmanov

Explainer

Alfredia Loste

Explainer

Does a Samsung refrigerator have a reset button?

Not all Samsung refrigerators have a reset button, but those with an ice maker or water filter typically do. The reset button for the ice maker is usually found behind the ice bucket, while the reset button for the water filter indicator is usually found on the appliance's control panel.

Sardar Raghavendran

Explainer

Gamaliel Raestrup

Pundit

Should you turn off your ice maker?

You may also want to turn off your ice maker if you are going to be away from home for a week or more. There is no need to keep making ice if you aren't going to be using it while it is fresh before it absorbs odors and off-flavors.

Nihad Jaedike

Pundit

How do I test my Samsung Ice Maker?

1 First locate the ice maker in your freezer and then press and hold the Test button for 3 seconds located on the side of the ice maker. You will hear a response tone at the press of the button. You will hear another tone shortly if the ice maker is functional.

Nefer Bierotte

Pundit

Has Samsung fix their ice maker issues?

Unfortunately, Samsung allegedly did not offer to repair and replace the ice makers or fridges and instead left it up to consumers to remedy any problems they experienced.

Joerg Halilulin

Pundit

How do I reset my Samsung Ice Maker?

Reset the Ice Maker
  1. Press and hold the ice maker reset button for about 2 seconds until you hear a chime (ding-dong) sound. Release the button once you hear the chime sound. ? Note: Do not press the reset button continuously.
  2. Put the ice bucket back and wait for 3~4 hours.
  3. 5 (Very Satisfied) 1 (Very Dissatisfied)

Jaromir Herovets

Pundit

Why does my Samsung Ice Maker freeze up?

Causes include: (not often) The defrost functionality is inefficient. (common) The air duct above the evaporator is blocked by ice. (not often) The fan motor has failed.

Majida Nagelschmitz

Teacher

How do I manually defrost my Samsung Ice Maker?

Beep will be heard and defrost begins. For dispenser models, press Freezer (top left) and Lighting (middle right) buttons simultaneously for about 8 seconds, until the display goes blank. Then, press any other button until “Fd” appears.

Floris Lekeitio

Teacher

How do you reset a Samsung refrigerator?

How to reset Samsung Top Freezer Refrigerator from SHOP Mode?
  1. 1 Press the Power Freezer and the Power Cool buttons at the same time.
  2. 2 Hold the 2 buttons for 3 to 5 seconds.
  3. 3 This will reset the refrigerator back to normal and the fridge will begin cooling again.

Okacha Naimish

Teacher

Can water filter cause ice maker not to work?

However, the issue may be connected. In some refrigerator models, the water line that supplies the ice maker and water dispenser connect through the same water filter. If the filter is clogged, water can't get through to create ice.

Severiana Sastrearena

Reviewer

Why is my ice maker making ice so slow?

A clogged water filter could be blocking water flow to the ice maker, causing it to run slowly. Once a new filter is installed, allow it to go through several cycles before using the ice your freezer makes.

Junfeng Struk

Reviewer

How do I unfreeze my refrigerator water line?

Hold the dryer near the fill-tube until water starts to drip from the tube and the ice plugging the tube falls into the freezer. Connect the wiring harness from the ice maker to the back wall of the freezer. Hang the ice maker on the screws in the freezer wall. Tighten the two screws to secure the ice maker.

Vianca Zuppa

Supporter

Why is my ice machine beeping?

This is when the safety alarm engages and locks the machine out on a manual reset, 3-beep audible alarm. The freeze cycle on Hoshizaki KM ice machines is controlled by water level. Once reset we can troubleshoot the three-beep error. Many times the reason for erratic operation is caused by a dirty or scaled machine.

Almerina Forstner

Supporter

What is the feeler arm on the ice maker?

The feeler arm is the wire arm that shuts the icemaker down then it hits the ice. There is a spring inside the icemaker head that will force the arm back down after the motor lifts it up. If this spring is broken the arm will not come back down to push the switch as if it were hitting ice, shutting the icemaker off.

Maximiliana Chereches

Supporter

Why is my Frigidaire not making ice?

A common issue for a Frigidaire refrigerator ice maker not making ice is a clogged water filter. Before water goes to the ice maker or water dispenser, it flows through the filter to get rid of any impurities. Over time, the filter will reach it's capacity and will clog up, restricting water flow.

Fuensanta Lli

Beginner

How do I fix my ice maker?

Ice Maker Does Not Make Ice
  1. 1 Make sure the bail wire above the ice tray is in the down position.
  2. 2 Check the water supply line.
  3. 3 Check the tap valve.
  4. 4 Check the solenoid.
  5. 1 Lift the bail wire to shut off the ice maker, and remove the ice bin.
  6. 2 If the problem persists, consider replacing the ice maker and valve.