Close • Posted by 6 minutes ago. The ice maker can produce a grinding noise when ice is dispensed, especially when crushed ice is selected but even if it's just cubed ice. So I removed the fan out. I think there is a part# 628358 imprinted on the gear. You shouldn’t be overly aware of your refrigerator operating. Any anyone help me? Why does my ice maker make a knocking sound and not produce ice? The ice maker replacement information is provided in the link below. It appears that it is trying to rotate but NOT able to and got stuck in the same position. My ice maker is making knocking noises every few hours and rarely produces ice. I've tried raising the arm of the icemaker, doesn't change anything, and unplugging and plugging back in the fridge, still nothing. Edit: I checked the water intake. 17 – Grinding Noise CAUSE = Ice is being ejected from the ice maker mold. Water Dispenser Not Working AT All? We went online and it seems like the ice makers are notorious for having problems. It was working fine until I went to get cubed ice out and it made a very loud motor/grinding noise when it dispenses. Sometimes it helps when you switch from cube to crushed, but now getting more contrary. I've had the ice maker replaced twice and the sound is always there but realistic, however, after about 1-2 months it becomes ridiculously loud. If often makes noise … Makes beautiful ice!! What I have noticed is I can stop the noise by pulling up slightly on the evaporator fan cover, though the noise come back in a short while. There is a ridiculously loud knocking sound when this happens. by Steve Ash Arguably the hardest working appliance in the home, a refrigerator is something you can’t live without. and trow some hot water, until the ice. The noise comes from behind the plate below the ice maker. Please click on each sound to learn more. This cannot be the way it is going forward. November 19th, 2011. After a couple days the ice maker stopped working. I tried using a blow dryer to this device specifically and still does not work. Whirlpool stand alone ice maker (60 mh/ 120 v I believe): My ice maker is about a year old and has started making a loud groaning or whining noise for long periods of time. Get shopping advice from experts, friends and the community! If the new Water Filter causes your refrigerator to make a strange noise when you dispense water, try using a different Water Filter to see if that changes anything. Thread starter joemotag; Start date Apr 27, 2016; J. joemotag Premium Member . I don't understand that. Normal Sounds and Noises for Whirlpool Refrigerators Your new Whirlpool refrigerator will probably make different sounds or noises than your previous refrigerator. After it did it 3 time I shut the ice maker off so it would not break. Dryer Making Clicking Sound . A loud ticking sound, a loud hum or other unusual noise may originate from an ice maker that is connected to power but not hooked up to a water source. I pull out the front cover and notice the white plastic gear in the middle is making the sound. If you find any ice buildup, remove the ice that is causing the problem. My Whirlpool WRX fridge ice maker makes ice cubes but the ice cubes are stuck. There is a clear and obvious elevation of noise. It worked fine for a day and a half. If you recently moved the fridge, a broken connection could prevent the ice maker from working. FIXED WRS322FDAM01 Water dispenser making a chugging noise when using after changing filter. If ice builds up within the ice maker it can jam up and not produce ice. Where it is your GE refrigerator making loud humming noise or your whirlpool refrigerator making loud humming noise, these loud noises are not normal and therefore should be looked into. Page 6: Ice Production Dirt or lint may be blocking the airflow through the condenser. I replaced the ice maker. We've had our RF28R7351SG fridge ever since November. The ice maker goes through a cycle when it is trying to dump made/frozen ice. However the ice cubes are jammed in the door. My whirlpool icemaker is stuck...it has ice in it, and for over 24 hours has been making that grinding noise it tends to make right before it spits out ice. He said that there is no recourse but to buy a new one. Is there a repair diagram to show me what to do or lubricate? When I press the ice paddle to get ice, the motor makes a grinding noise but no ice falls out. It's a GE french door with bottom freezer. If there is still water in the bin, check to see whether the drain hose is kinked. When you spend over $2000 on a refrigerator, you'd think it would last. He said that there is no recourse but to buy a new one. The complete ice maker assembly is part number AEQ36756914 priced at $114.38. 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