There is nothing more amazing than a cold beverage on a hot day. We take our ice makers for granted and don’t realize how useful they are until they’ve broken down. If this is your current predicament, then call Oliver’s Appliance Repair. We are the top appliance repair service in Edmonds, Washington, and we will give your appliance a proper once over to pinpoint the issue. Our team of expert technicians are highly trained and certified. They have worked with every model and brand of ice maker on the current market.
Why Has My Ice Maker Broken Down?
Due to its many internal components, an ice maker can fail for any number of reasons. It could be the assembly, the filter or the supply line that needs repairing. The answer is rarely as simple as it sounds.
We don’t recommend that you try repairing your ice maker on your own. In the last decade, seventeen percent of electrocutions were caused by household appliances. Without the proper tools or training, you could be putting yourself and your family at risk.
Common Issues with Ice Makers
Ice Maker Won’t Turn On
You’ll notice that ice makers usually have an adjustable arm that moves, stopping ice production accordingly. Make sure that the arm hasn’t been activated in any way. If it has, you can reset it manually. If this isn’t the root of the problem, then you may need to look into getting the filter, water line or inlet valve serviced.
Ice Maker Not Producing Ice
This can be traced back to a frozen water line. If the water line is fine and the water still won’t run, then give us a call. We can identify the problem, and have it fixed promptly.
If you have a unit that is built into your refrigerator, you’ll notice leaks inside the refrigerator. If the unit is stand-alone, then you’ll notice the leaks on the floor.
First, make sure that the ice maker is on a level surface. Also, ensure that the fill cup is in line with the funnel. Give us a call if leveling the appliance doesn’t solve the issue.
Leaks may seem harmless, but they can usually lead to costlier damage down the line, including wall and floor damage.
When Do I Replace My Ice Maker?
Ice makers usually last only five years, in spite of proper maintenance and care. Closer to the end of its life, it’ll break down more and the internal components will wear out more easily. Give Oliver’s Appliance Repair a call and we’ll help you with any repairs, replacements, and installations.