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How to Check the Bin Sensor

Is the ice bin sensor blocked or dirty?

The ice level sensor is located in the ice storage bin and will monitor the ice levels. If the sensor is blocked or dirty it could cause the ice maker to stop ice production. 

Check the following: 

  • It is important to make sure that the bin sensor is not blocked by the ice scoop or any other items that may be in the bin. 
  • We don't recommend storing anything in bin, other than the ice that is produced.
  • Check to make sure the sensor is not dirty or has a mineral build up. The sensor can be cleaned with a soft towel and warm soapy water.


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