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Old 07-29-2016, 12:04 PM   #1
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Ice Maker spillage.

I noticed my ice was getting all stuck together but only after driving...water splashing out when driving gets all over ice and lumps together.
From now on I will lift up bin control bar before driving.
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Or turn off the water pump. We never travel with ours on.
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Old 07-29-2016, 12:10 PM   #3
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Or turn off the water pump. We never travel with ours on.
We never turn ours off unless in storage. not even when on city water.
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I've not seen that happen in 14 years of RVs with ice-makers. Maybe slow down on the turns? Or maybe the ice maker is overfilling the tray, so the level is too near the top?

If the water is already in the tray, turning the water pump off won't change anything.
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We also never travel with the water pump on, and that would be an easy remedy. We only turn the water pump on when we need to use water, as we have a switch at every water source. When we first start off on a trip we turn off the ice maker and put some ice in the ice maker bucket from the house. That way when we arrive we have ice, turn on the ice maker and it will be set for the rest of the trip. Just curious as to why you leave the water pump on all the time and when you are hooked up to City Water. If we are at a low pressure CG we sometimes turn on the water pump when taking a shower, but other than that we leave it off, and use their water.
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Traveling with water pump off may or may not solve it. If you temporarily turn it on and the ice maker is calling for water. Then it is going to still fill up.

We just put the ice maker arm up when on the road. That way there is no call for water and what is in the tray stays frozen.


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Sounds to me like your ice maker is over filling. The easy fix is to raise the bar in the ice maker and stop the process. Just make a note that you have turned it off.
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Sounds like the water level is in need of adjustment....... Norcold icemaker
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We also never travel with the water pump on, and that would be an easy remedy. We only turn the water pump on when we need to use water, as we have a switch at every water source. When we first start off on a trip we turn off the ice maker and put some ice in the ice maker bucket from the house. That way when we arrive we have ice, turn on the ice maker and it will be set for the rest of the trip. Just curious as to why you leave the water pump on all the time and when you are hooked up to City Water. If we are at a low pressure CG we sometimes turn on the water pump when taking a shower, but other than that we leave it off, and use their water.
My coach is only 6 weeks old but in another thread I told about my pump not coming on.
Dealer after working on it said pinched wire somewhere between main control and pump. Pumps wires are always hot you just complete ground with switch. I'm not going to let them crawl around in bays removing all kids of stuff and prolly screwing up something else.
So Ron Hoover put a alligator clip at my pump and I just Clip to frame ground when needed. 5 seconds. So unless I'm in storage I just leave it on. Pressure valve when hooked to city water keeps pump off.
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Most of our trips are no more than a week so the I the ice maker doesn't get going good. I purchased a counter top ice maker it makes ice 10 times faster and I know it's clean.
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Most of our trips are no more than a week so the I the ice maker doesn't get going good. I purchased a counter top ice maker it makes ice 10 times faster and I know it's clean.

We are spoiled as we had a dedicated ice maker with the coach. Spits out a batch every 20 minutes. We have a full container of ice in short order. Dedicated ice makers will always outperform the ice makers in a fridge.


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Sounds like the water level is in need of adjustment....... Norcold icemaker
Thanks for the reminder, ours over-fills and I had forgotten all about making the adjustment.
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