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Ice maker is very Slow to make cubes and makes a 'clicking'

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Ice maker is very Slow to make cubes and makes a 'clicking' sound (like a woodpecker every 20 minutes or so.
JA: What's the make and model? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: GEPSH23OGSA, 10 years?
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Sorry PSH23PGSA - No
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No, was working fine and when we came back from vacation had this issue
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 month ago.

Hello, I'm Joel and will be glad to help you today.

Please give me a few minutes to review your question and prepare your answer as I may need to look up part numbers, schematics, etc;

Thank you for your patience.

Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 month ago.

Unfortunately that means the ice maker will have to be replaced, the gears in the module are stripped out.

Refrigerator Ice Maker Kit

Part #: WR30X10044 - click here

I linked you to a new one at sears but you can likely find one cheaper on ebay or amazon.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Very responsive and knowledgeable.
Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 month ago.

thanks for that but in order for me to credit for helping you have to actually click on the star rating system at the top of your page. click on the 5th star to the right, thanks. If you cant find it let me know.

Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 month ago.

Hi there,
I see the question is still open and unrated and I have not heard back from you is there something else I can help you with?