LG Refrigerator Ice Maker Problems

The most common LG refrigerator ice maker problems are caused by a lack of water or an ice blockage. Depending on the model, you may be able to run a diagnostic test or use the error code to determine the problem. Many problems can be solved by using a hairdryer on low heat to thaw out ice blockages. There are …

Why Your Samsung Refrigerator is Making Less Ice Than Normal

While you probably aren’t sitting there counting the ice cubes in your ice maker, you will likely notice when there is less ice made than usual. Throughout a normal day, a Samsung refrigerator will produce about 120 ice cubes. It should produce a full tray of ice every 90 minutes if functioning properly. However, if there is noticeably less ice …

Samsung Ice Maker Not Making Ice?

Samsung makes a range of refrigerators, many that come with built-in ice makers. It is easy to get used to the convenience of on-demand ice, so when your ice maker stops working, you will want to get it operating again as soon as possible. In most cases, there is a simple fix, but if a little more maintenance is required, …

How to Replace a Faulty Water Supply Valve On Your Refrigerator

Though a water-using part, the water supply valve on your refrigerator is an electrical component that uses solenoids to control the flow of water. While it may open and close when signaled by the control board for years, it is possible that the build-up of water minerals or faulty solenoids will someday prevent it. This can result in either a …

Does the Room Temperature Affect My Refrigerator?

Chances are, your kitchen will never reach a particularly extreme temperature due to the HVAC system in your home, and this is what keeps your appliances safer. This means that your refrigerator sits at a relatively even temperature all its life and often lives to its maximum lifespan. However, what if you were to put a refrigerator in a place …

Why is Your Freezer Leaking Water?

A freezer is designed to hold frozen goods and keep them frozen. While there are many things that could potentially become liquid inside a freezer, they will all (or most) ideally stay in solid frozen form until you choose to thaw them. Even the water running into the freezer to make ice is controlled, contained, and becomes solid before it’s …

How Do You Clean The Coils on Your Refrigerator?

Everyone knows how important it is to clean the coils on your refrigerator. They dissipate heat from the refrigerator to keep the interior cool. If they get cover in dust or pet hair, that serves as an insulator and makes that job more difficult. However, while everyone knows that they should clean them, not everyone knows how to actually clean …

Fix a Leaky GE Refrigerator by Replacing a Cracked Drain Tube

The drain tube in your side-by-side GE refrigerator model GSS25LGMBB runs between the drain trough and the drain pan. Puddles found at the back of your refrigerator may indicate the drain tube is cracked. Replacing the tube is a fairly easy repair that should take as little as an hour to accomplish. Appliance Repair Safety Tips Before you start repairing your refrigerator, …

Is a Faulty Thermistor Causing Your GE Refrigerator to Run Too Hot or Too Cold?

Your GE refrigerator model SSL25KFPBS is equipped with three thermistors. Two are located in the freezer compartment, while the third is found in the fresh food compartment. All three thermistors monitor the temperature inside your appliance and then send their readings to the refrigerator control board. A faulty thermistor in the fresh food compartment can lead to temperatures that are too hot …

How Close Can You Put a Refrigerator to the Wall?

Every kitchen in the way it is designed has a space for the refrigerator. It is a key appliance in every kitchen. However, the space it uses has changed over the years. Due to increased need for capacity, the appliances have gotten larger, but specific alcoves for the appliance has stayed the same size in older homes. In order to …