How to Reset a Samsung Ice Maker
If you’re like most homeowners, you rely on your ice maker to make regular batches of ice for all your cold drink needs. But what happens when your ice maker stops working properly? Instead of calling a repairman, try resetting it yourself! In this blog post, we’ll show you how to reset a Samsung ice maker. So keep reading for tips on how to get your Samsung ice maker back up and running in no time.
A common problem that can occur with Samsung ice makers is that they will stop making ice. If this happens, there are a few things you can do to try to reset the ice maker and get it working again. Keep in mind that if the reset procedure does not work, you may need to call a technician to help fix the issue. Let’s begin!
- 1 When Can Resetting a Samsung Ice Maker Be Helpful?
- 2 How to Reset a Samsung Ice Maker - Test and Reset
- 3 Note of Resetting Samsung Ice Maker
- 4 How to Schedule a Samsung Repair Service
- 5 FAQs of How to Reset a Samsung Ice Maker
- 5.1 How long does it take to reset a Samsung ice maker?
- 5.2 How do I know if my Samsung ice maker is working?
- 5.3 Will unplugging my Samsung refrigerator reset the ice maker?
- 5.4 How do I reset my Samsung icemaker side by side?
- 5.5 How to reset Samsung ice maker French door?
- 5.6 How to reset Samsung ice maker filter?
- 6 Conclusion
When Can Resetting a Samsung Ice Maker Be Helpful?
If your ice maker isn’t performing as well as it used to, or if you’ve noticed that the ice cubes it produces are smaller than usual, resetting it may help. Additionally, if your ice maker has stopped working entirely, a reset may get it up and running again. However, before resetting your ice maker, be sure to check that there’s no other issue that could be causing the problem, such as a clogged water line.
How to Reset a Samsung Ice Maker - Test and Reset
If the ice maker in your Samsung American-style fridge freezer is no longer producing ice as it should. It may need to be tested and reset. The ice maker comes with a test button, to check if it’s working. However, resetting your ice maker isn’t something you’ll typically need to do very often, and should only be performed if there is a problem. So before you do this, there are a few other checks you can perform first.
Most models have a feature to disable the ice maker, make sure this is not turned on. The next thing to check is the dispenser water pressure. To do this dispense water into a measuring cup for 10 seconds. You should be able to get to170ml during that time. If not your water pressure is too low. This could be caused by a water filter issue.
If neither of these fixes worked then it’s time to test and reset the ice maker which you’ll do in just a second. But just to say that if you test and reset the ice maker and it’s still not working correctly, it may be time to replace it altogether and you can find out how to do that here: How to Fix a Samsung Ice Maker with a Repair Kit.
Step 1: Remove the Ice Bucket
To get to the ice maker first you’ll need to remove the ice bucket. To do this simply pull the two locking pads on either side of the bucket and slide it out, gently lifting it up and pulling it out slowly with both hands.
Step 2: Remove the Ice Maker Cover
Next, you’ll need to remove the ice maker cover. Do this by squeezing the sides of the cover out slightly then pulling the cover-up and away.
Step 3: Active the Test Button
Once you’ve removed the ice bucket and cover, you should be able to see the test button. On our model, it’s located on the left-hand side. To activate simply press and hold.
When you press the test button you should hear a single chime. If you hear multiple chimes that could indicate that there is something else wrong with your ice maker. If you hear no chime but you do see movement in the ice maker, that means that the ice maker has been reset.
If you hear no chime and you see no movement in the ice maker then you need to turn the fridge freezer off for two minutes at the wall before powering on and trying the test again.
Step 4: Reattaching the Ice Maker Cover and Bucket
Now your ice maker has been reset, you can reattach the cover and then your ice bucket.
Note of Resetting Samsung Ice Maker
When you test or reset your Samsung ice maker, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, make sure that the ice maker is turned on and properly plugged in. Next, check the water line to ensure that it is not frozen or blocked. Finally, clean any debris from the ice maker’s interior before testing or resetting it. With these simple tips in mind, you can easily test or reset your Samsung ice maker.
Location of a Samsung ice maker:
- Fridge compartment or Side-by-Side freezer
- Back of freezer door
- Bottom freezer
- Top Freezer
- Cubed and Ice Bites ice makers
How to Schedule a Samsung Repair Service
If the reset procedure does not work, you may need to call a technician to help fix the issue.
To schedule a repair service, please follow these steps:
1. Visit Samsung’s Service website.
2. Select your product type from the dropdown menu.
3. Enter your product’s model code in the box provided.
4. Click on the “Start Live Chat” or “Call Us” button to speak to a Samsung representative.
5. A service request number will be generated, and you will be able to schedule a repair service with this number.
6. Service hours are Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 6 PM EST.
7. Have your product’s model code and serial number ready when you call or chat with customer service. These can be found on the product sticker on the back or side of your product.
8. Be sure to ask the customer service representative for a repair service confirmation number. This number is important and you will need it to track the status of your service request.
9. Samsung’s customer service will help you schedule a repair service with a nearby authorized service provider. Please note that there may be a service fee charged by the provider.
FAQs of How to Reset a Samsung Ice Maker
How long does it take to reset a Samsung ice maker?
It takes around 24 hours to reset a Samsung ice maker. The reset process should only take a few minutes. First, make sure that the ice maker is turned on and properly plugged in. Next, check the water line to ensure that it is not frozen or blocked. Finally, clean any debris from the ice maker’s interior before testing or resetting it. With these simple tips in mind, you can easily test or reset your Samsung ice maker.
How do I know if my Samsung ice maker is working?
There are a few ways to tell if your Samsung ice maker is working. First, check the power supply to ensure that the ice maker is plugged in and turned on. Next, check the water line to ensure that it is not frozen or blocked. Finally, clean any debris from the ice maker’s interior before testing or resetting it. With these simple tips in mind, you can easily test or reset your Samsung ice maker.
Will unplugging my Samsung refrigerator reset the ice maker?
No, unplugging your refrigerator will not reset the ice maker. The ice maker is a separate component that needs to be reset separately. If you need to reset your ice maker, consult your refrigerator’s manual for instructions. Alternatively, you can search online for “reset Samsung refrigerator ice maker” for specific instructions. Thank you for your question!
How do I reset my Samsung icemaker side by side?
There are a few things you can try to reset your Samsung icemaker side by side. Unplug the refrigerator for 30 seconds and then plug it back in. This will sometimes reset the ice maker. You can also try pressing and holding the reset button on the icemaker for 5 seconds. If neither of these works, you may need to replace the ice maker.
How to reset Samsung ice maker French door?
If your Samsung ice maker is not working properly, you may need to reset it. To do this, first unplug the ice maker from the power outlet. Then, remove the ice bin from the freezer and locate the reset button on the back of the unit. Press and hold the reset button for several seconds before releasing it. The ice maker should now be reset and should start working again. French door ice makers may have a different reset process, so be sure to consult your owner’s manual for specific instructions.
How to reset Samsung ice maker filter?
If your Samsung refrigerator’s ice maker isn’t working properly, it may be time to reset the filter. To do this, first locate the filter compartment, which is usually located in the back of the fridge. Once you’ve found it, remove the old filter and replace it with a new one. Then, follow the instructions in your owner’s manual to properly reset the ice maker. If you don’t have your manual handy, you can usually find the instructions online.
If your ice maker still isn’t working after you’ve reset the filter, it may be time to call a professional for help. In some cases, the ice maker may need to be replaced.
We hope this has fixed the issue with your ice maker in your Samsung fridge freezer and that your ice maker is working as it should be. Providing you with good quality ice. However, if your appliance is still not dispensing ice correctly, then there may be a problem with the ice maker itself and it needs to be replaced.
If your fridge freezer is less than a year old it will still be under warranty. In which case we recommend that you contact the place of purchase or Samsung support directly.
We hope this blog post has been helpful in showing you how to reset a Samsung ice maker. If you have any further questions about this or any other appliance in your home, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We’re always happy to help!