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Number 10 in the diagram at the link below is the coupler that turns the auger when the motor is energized. Does it spin freely without the motor shaft moving?
Thank you. When it stops dispensing, does the motor still run, just the ice stops coming out?
The auger motor, you stated the issue is with the auger motor that pushes the cubes out, correct?
Probably not the motor but the power to the motor. Do you have a meter to test the voltage at the motor?
Number 18 and you have to remove the bucket and the shelf it sits on and then remove the assembly the motor is mounted to.
There are only two wires, test between those two with the door switch pressed in (taped closed) and the ice dispenser button depressed.
You bet, thank you!
If you have voltage to the motor and it is not working, the motor is faulty.
If you have accessed it for testing the voltage, you can replace it. There are screws in the front that secure it in place and a couple of wire terminals.
Keep me posted! Thank you!
Yes, it may have been a connection issue but the voltage test should have exposed that. In any event, at least it is now working!
I suspect you are correct, I have never seen one of these motors fail intermittently. Look at connections, especially at the door harness at the hinge.