What are the parts of an ice maker?

Following are the main parts of an ice maker that will be examined an ice maker repair technician: Control Module and Motor – The control module is an electronic part that controls the motor and is the main control for various ice maker mechanical components. Water Valve – This is a feed line from the filtered water supply in the refrigerator. Thermostat and Mold Heater – These parts control the ice maker’s cooling mechanism to make ice.

What are common problems with Manitowoc ice machines?

Ice Machine Not Operating. Times arise when the Manitowoc ice maker does not power on or operate when the power switch is set to “ICE.”

  • Compressor Does Not Start. The Manitowoc ice maker will not make ice if the compressor does not start.
  • Poor Ice Quality. You may find that the quality of ice is poor or diminishes over time in the Manitowoc ice maker.
  • How to clean an ice machine?

    – Turn off the ice maker and make sure it is unplugged. – Turn off the water supply to the ice machine. – Empty the machine and throw out all of the ice and water. – Remove the parts of the machine to be cleaned as per your owner’s manual instructions. – Using one part ice machine cleaner to three parts water, clean all machine parts thoroughly. – Rinse parts with clean water. – Replace the parts and wipe down all surfaces with a soft rag. – Let the machine air dry. – Plug the machine in and restart the ice maker. – Once the first batch of ice is made, discard it. – Enjoy your ice for another three to six months!

    How does the ice machine make ice?

    Every ice machine contains some sort of refrigerant gas which the compressor pushes through the system. When the machine is turned on the compressor increases the pressure of the refrigerant which affects the temperature. As it goes through the narrow tubes, the refrigerant looses heat and is condensed.