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IB450SS

Clear Ice Maker

Owner’s Manual

This owner’s manual provides

instructions on safe installation,

use, and maintenance.

Clear Ice Maker

User’s Manual

Be sure to stand the ice maker upright for at least 24 hours prior to plugging it in.

Installation only by a licensed plumber.

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Thank you for purchasing this EdgeStar product. We are glad you chose us. We believe that your purchase of this product opens a relationship between you and EdgeStar. We will provide the customer support needed to nurture that relationship.

This manual contains important information regarding the proper installation, use and maintenance of your product. Following this manual will ensure that your product will work at its peak performance and efficiency.

Please save the original product packaging in case you need to safely transport or store your product.

For Your Records:

Please write down the model number and serial number below for future reference. Both numbers are located on the ratings label on the back of your unit and are needed to obtain warranty service. You may also want to staple your receipt to this manual as it is the proof of your purchase, and is also needed for service under your warranty.

Model Number:

__________________________________

Serial Number: __________________________________

Date of Purchase: __________________________________

To better serve you, please do the following before contacting customer service:

If you received a damaged product, immediately contact the dealer that sold you the product.

Read and follow this instruction manual carefully to help you install, use and maintain your product.

Read the troubleshooting section of this manual as it will help you diagnose and solve common issues.

Visit us on the web at http://www.edgestar.com for product guides, additional troubleshooting resources and up-to-date information. If you need service, our friendly customer service representatives are available via email at service@edgestar.com or by telephone at 1 (866) 319-5473.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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ICE MAKER SAFETY………………………………………………………………… 5 IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS………………………………………………………. . 6-7 TECHNICAL INFORMATION…………………………………………………………..7 COMPONENT LOCATIONS ………………………………………………………… ..8 ICE MAKER INSTALLATION ……………………………………………… …… …..9 Unpacking……………………………………………………………………………. ….9 Location Requirements………………………………………………………………. ...10 Electrical Requirements…………………………………………………………… 9- 10 Recommended grounding method ………………………………………………… … 11 Leveling the Ice Maker …………………………………………………………….. ….12 Reversing the Door Swing ………………………………………………………….12-13 Water Supply ……………………………………………………………………. …13-14 Installation Types…………………………………………………………………. .. 12-13 OPERATION……………………………………………………………………….. 14-15 Final Checklist before Operation…………………………………………………… 15-16 Operating Method…………………………………………………………………........ 16 How the Machine Makes Ice ……………………………………………………………17

How the machine uses the water………………………………………………………..17 Normal Sounds ………………………………………………………………………17-18 Preparing the Ice Maker for Long Storage ………………………………………………18

CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE………………………………………………. 18-20 Exterior Cleaning………………………………………………………………………... 19 Interior Cleaning……………………………………………………………………...19-20 Condenser Cleaning ………………………………………………………………..........20 Water Distribution Tube Cleaning……………………………………………………20-21 Ice-Making System Cleaning…………………………………………………………21 Control Panel …………………………………………………………………………22-23 MAJOR FUNCTIONS…………………………………………………………………...23 TROUBLESHOOTING………………………………………………………………23-24 Limited Warranty ….…………………………………………………………………25-26

This owner’s manual is provided for reference only. Specifications may change without prior notice. You can always check the back label of your ice maker for the most updated technical information.

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ICE MAKER SAFETY

Your safety and the safety of others are very important.

We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages.

This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.

All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the words "DANGER" , "WARNING" OR "CAUTION".

DANGER means that failure to heed this safety statement may result in severe personal injury or death.

WARNING means that failure to heed this safety statement may result in extensive product damage, serious personal injury, or death.

CAUTION means that failure to heed this safety statement may result in minor or moderate personal injury, property or equipment damage.

All safety messages will alert you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and let you know what can happen if the instructions are not followed.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury when using your ice maker, follow these basic precautions:

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Disconnect power before cleaning.

·Disconnect power before servicing.

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Replace all panels before operating.

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Do not use an adapter.

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Do not use an extension cord.

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Use two or more people to move/install the ice maker.

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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS

Before the ice maker is used, it must be properly positioned and installed as described in this manual, so read the manual carefully. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock or injury when using the ice maker, follow basic precautions, including the following:

zPlug into properly grounded outlet, do not use an adapter, and do not use an extension cord.

zIt is recommended that a separate circuit, serving only your ice maker, be provided. Use receptacles that cannot be turned off by a switch or pull chain.

zDo not connect or disconnect the electric plug when your hands are wet.

zNever clean ice maker parts with flammable fluids. These fumes can create a fire hazard or explosion. And do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance. The fumes can create a fire hazard or explosion.

zBefore proceeding with cleaning and maintenance operations, make sure the power line of the unit is disconnected and the water line is shut off

zReplace all panels before operating after servicing or maintenance.

zUnplug the ice maker or disconnect power before cleaning or servicing. Failure to do so can result in electrical shock or death.

zDo not attempt to repair or replace any part of your ice maker unless it is specifically recommended in this manual. All other servicing should be referred to a qualified technician.

zUse two or more people to move and install ice maker. Failure to do so can result in a back injury or other injury.

zTo ensure proper ventilation for your ice maker, Choose a well-ventilated area with temperatures above 50°F and below 100°F. This unit MUST be installed in an area protected from the elements, e.g., wind, rain, water spray or drips.

zThe ice maker should not be located next to ovens, grills or other sources of high heat.

zThe ice maker must be installed with all electrical, water and drain connections in accordance with state and local codes. A standard electrical supply (115 V, 60 Hz,), properly grounded in accordance with the National Electrical Code and local codes and ordinances is required.

zDo not kink or pinch the power supply cord between the ice maker and cabinet.

zThe fuse (or circuit breaker) size should be 3 amp.

zIt is important for the ice maker to be leveled in order to work properly. You may need to make several adjustments to level it.

zAll installations must be in accordance with local plumbing code requirements.

zMake certain that the pipes are not pinched or kinked or damaged during installation.

zCheck for leaks after water line connection.

zNever allow children to operate, play with or crawl inside the ice maker.

zAlthough the unit has been tested at the factory, due to long-term transit and storage, the

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first batch of cubes must be discarded.

zNever turn the water supply tap off when the ice maker is working.

zIf the ice maker will not be used for a long time, before the next use it must be thoroughly cleaned. Follow carefully any instructions provided for cleaning or use of sanitizing solution. Do not leave any solution inside the ice maker after cleaning.

zThe plug must be accessible after installation.

zDO NOT touch the condenser fins. The condenser fins are sharp and can be easily damaged.

zDO NOT use solvent-based cleaning agents or abrasives on the interior. These cleaners may transmit taste to the ice cubes, or damage or discolor the interior.

zThe ice machine cleaner contains acids. DO NOT use or mix with any other solvent-based cleaner products. Use rubber gloves to protect hands. Carefully read the material safety instructions on the container of the ice machine cleaner.

zDo not use this apparatus for other than its intended purpose.

zDo not touch the evaporator by hand when the unit is operating.

zThis appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by person responsible for their safty.

zConnect to a potable water supply only.

zIf the supply card is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer, a service agent or similarly qualified persons in order to avoid a hazard.

zSAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS

Extension Cord

Because of potential safety hazards under certain conditions, it is strongly recommended that you do not use an extension cord with this ice maker.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Model:

IB450SS

Electrical input:

115VAC ~ 60Hz

Power consumption:

13.2 kWh/100 lbs of ice

Ice-making/Ice-harvest rated current:

3.7A/4.8A

Refrigerant:

R134a, 6.35 oz.

High/Low side pressure:

350psig/120psig

Unit width x depth x height:

14.6” x 23.6” x 32.8”

Unit weight:

91.5 lbs

Ice storage capacity:

25 lbs maximum

Ice-making capability:

45 lbs/day**

Ice shape:

Cube

Ice cube dimensions:

¾” x ¾” x 1”

Technical data and performance information provided for reference only.

Specifications subject to change. Check the rating label on the ice maker for the most accurate information.

The actual quantity of ice produced per day will vary with room and water conditions.

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Note on ice storage

This type of icemaker produces crystal-clear, gourmet cube ice. An insulated ice storage bin is built into each the icemaker. The ice bin will fill with ice and the ice maker will automatically shut off. Then the ice in the bin will slowly melt and go out the drain. Once enough of the ice hasme lted, the ice maker will automatically start making more ice.

COMPONENT LOCATIONS

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Control panel

Ice scoop

Water inlet

Figure 1

Power supply

Drain hose

Ice scoop

ICE MAKER INSTALLATION

Unpacking

Excessive Weight Hazard

Use two or more people to move and install icemaker.

Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.

Remove packaging materials

IMPORTANT: Do not remove any permanent instruction labels or the data label on your icemaker.

Remove tape and glue from your icemaker before using.

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zTo remove any remaining tape or glue, rub the area briskly with your thumb. Tape or glue residue can also be easily removed by rubbing a small amount of liquid dish soap over the adhesive with your fingers. Wipe with warm water and dry.

zDo not use sharp instruments, rubbing alcohol, flammable fluids, or abrasive cleaners to remove tape or glue. These products can damage the surface of your icemaker.

Cleaning before use

After you remove all of the packaging materials, clean the inside of your icemaker before using it. See the "Interior cleaning" in the Cleaning and Maintenance section.

Location Requirements

zThis icemaker should be installed by a licensed plumber only.

zTo ensure proper service access and ventilation, allow more 2/5” clearance at rear, and 1” at top and 1/5” at sides. The installation should allow the icemaker to be pulled forward for servicing if necessary.

zWhen installing the ice maker under a counter, follow the recommended spacing dimensions shown. Place electrical and water supplies and drain fixtures in the recommended locations as shown.

zChoose a well ventilated area with temperatures above 50°F and below 100°F.This unit MUST be installed in an area protected from the elements, e.g., wind, rain, water spray or drips.

zThe icemaker should not be located next to ovens, grills or other high heat resources.

zThe ice maker requires a continuous water supply with a minimum pressure of 0.05Mpa and a static pressure not to exceed 0.8Mpa. The temperature of the water feeding into the ice maker should be between 41°F and 90°F for proper operation.

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The ambient operational temperature should be between 50 and 100 . The

operating water temperature should be between 41 and 90 . Operation

outside these temperatures may result in lowered production or other adverse effects.

In general, it is always a good idea to filter the water. A water filter can remove taste

and odors as well as particles. Where water is very hard, softened water may result in white, mushy cubes that stick together. Deionized water is not recommended.

The ice maker must be installed with all electrical and water connections in accordance with state and local codes.

The unit should be located on a firm and level surface. It is important for the ice maker

to be level in order to work properly. If needed, you can adjust the height of the ice maker by rotating the feet. See the “Leveling the Ice Maker” section.

A standard electrical supply (115 VAC only, 60 Hz, 15 A), properly grounded in accordance with National Electrical Code and local codes and ordinances is required.

IMPORTANT: Do not kink or pinch the power supply cord between the ice maker and wall or cabinet.

Electrical Requirements

Electrical Shock Hazard

Plug into a grounded 3-prong outlet.

Never remove the grounding prong from the plug. Never use an adapter.

Never use an extension cord.

Failure to follow these instructions can result in fire, electrical shock, or death

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Before you move your icemaker into its final location, it is important to make sure you have the proper electrical connection:

A standard electrical supply (115 V, 60Hz.), properly grounded in accordance with the National Electrical Code and local codes and ordinances, is required.

It is recommended that a separate circuit, serving only your icemaker, be provided. Use receptacles that cannot be turned off by a switch or pull chain.

The fuse (or circuit breaker) size should be 3 amps.

Recommended grounding method

For your personal safety, this appliance must be grounded. It is equipped with a power supply cord having a 3-prong grounding plug. To minimize possible shock hazard, the cord must be plugged into a mating 3-pronged and grounding-type wall receptacle, grounded in accordance with the National Electrical Code and local codes and ordinances. If a mating wall receptacle is not available, it is the personal responsibility of the customer to have a properly grounded, 3-prong wall receptacle installed by a qualified electrician.

Leveling the Ice Maker

It is important for the icemaker to be leveled in order to work properly. It can be raised or lowered by rotating

the plastic sheaths around each of the four feet on the

bottom of the machine .If you find that the surface is not level, rotate the feet until the ice maker becomes

level .You may need to make several adjustments to

level it. We recommend using a carpenter’s level to check the machine.

1.Place a carpenter’s level on top of the product to see if the ice maker is level from front to back and side to side .

2.Adjust the height of the feet as follows:

Turn the leveling feet to the right to lower that side of the ice maker Turn the leveling feet to the left to raise that side of the ice maker .

IMPORTANT: Once you are ready to install it in a cabinet or directly on the floor, you must adjust the feet to level the ice maker. If the floor is level, just revolve the two front feet to touch the floor.

Reversing the Door Swing

Tools needed: flathead screwdriver, Phillips screwdriver

IMPORTANT: Before you begin, unplug the ice maker or disconnect power.

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To remove door from hinges:

1.Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove the screws and take off top hinge. Keep the parts together and set them aside.

3.Lift door off bottom hinge and turn it upside down so that the handle is on the right. Set door aside.

To replace door on hinges:

1.Using a flathead screwdriver, remove the plug buttons from the screw holes opposite the door hinges, top and bottom. Set aside.

2.Remove the bottom hinge, place on the opposite side at the bottom of the door.

3.Position the door on the bottom hinge.

4.Align the door on the bottom hinge and replace the top hinge.

5.Push the plug buttons into the original screw holes. See Figure below.

Water Supply Connections

The water supply should be ready at the point of installation. The water supply pressure should be a minimum of 15 psig with a static pressure not more than 80 psig. (A wall outlet directly behind the ice maker will make installation easier.)

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IMPORTANT:

1.All installations must be in accordance with local plumbing code requirements.

2.Make certain that the pipes are not pinched or kinked or damaged during installation.

3.Check for leaks after connection.

Tools required: ½ in. open-end wrench, Phillips screwdriver

Connecting the water line:

1.Turn off main water supply. Turn on nearest faucet long enough to clear line of water.

2.Find a ½ in. to ¾ in. vertical cold water pipe near the installation location. The distance should be less than 9 feet. The water supply hose provided with the ice maker is about 9 feet long.

3.A shut-off valve must be installed to the main water supply. If the water pipe has a plain piece of copper tubing, attach a ¼” O.D. compression union to the tubing and remove the nut.

4.Connect nuts of the water supply hose to tap and water inlet valve. Tighten firmly by hand, then one-half turn with wrench.

5.Turn on main water supply and tap. Check for water supply connection leaks. Tighten every connection (including connections at the water inlet).

IMPORTANT: When you connect the water supply hose, pay attention to the indications of “Water inlet” on the machine.

Drain

NOTE: There is a drain line on the ice maker. Please drain water to your drain through the drain line provided with ice maker.

1.Locate the floor drain near the ice maker. The distance should be less than 4.5 feet since the length of the long drain hose provided with the ice maker is about 4.5 feet.

2.Find the drain hose on the back of ice maker, then insert the other side of the hose into the drain line.

All horizontal runs of drain lines must have a fall of 1/4” per foot. An air gap will likely be required between the ice maker drain hose and the drain/waste receptacle. A stand pipe with a trap below it would be acceptable for the drain/waste receptacle. A floor drain is also acceptable.

4.Pour 1 gallon of water into the ice storage bin to check for proper drainage.

Note: a condensate pump can allow for installation further from your drain. Consult your plumber for advice.

Installation Types

This ice maker has been designed for free-standing, recessed, or built-in installation. In every case, there must be adequate ventilation and access for service.

Free-standing installation:

A free-standing installation will allow you to install the icemaker in any place you desire

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provided you have access to a water supply and a drain. You must follow the stated instructions for

a- Electrical requirements b- Water supply and drain c- Leveling the icemaker.

Recessed installation:

A recessed installation will allow you to install the ice maker under a counter, or in a kitchen cabinet provided the required clearance space around the ice maker is respected. This installation has the same requirements as a built-in installation.

Built-in installation:

If this method of installation is chosen, it will still be necessary to allow adequate ventilation space around the unit (make sure there is at least some ventilation room for the back of the unit). The following additional items must be observed.

1.Place ice maker in front of installation location. Remove the feet and place the unit flat on the floor or on a platform depending on your installation requirements.

2.The water supply pipe must be plumbed before connecting to the ice maker. Install the drain line into your drain.

3.Turn on main water supply and tap. Check for water supply connection leaks. Tighten any connections (including connections at the tie-in).

4.If electrical outlet for the ice maker is behind the cabinet, plug in the ice maker.

5.Push the ice maker into position.

6.Seal all around the cabinet to the floor with an approved caulking compound.

OPERATION

Final Check List before Operation

1.Have all packing materials and tape been removed from the interior and exterior of the ice maker?

2.Did you clean the ice storage bin?

3.Have the installation instructions been followed, including connecting the machine to water and electricity? Does the unit have proper drainage?

4.Has the machine been leveled?

5.Is the ice maker in a site where the ambient temperature is between 50º F and 100ºF and the water temperature between 41º F and 90º F all year round?

6.Has the water supply pressure been checked to ensure a minimum of 15 psig with a static pressure not to exceed 80 psig?

7.Is there a clearance of at least 2/5” at the rear, 1” at the top and 1/5” at the sides for proper air circulation?

8.Has the power supply voltage been checked or tested against the nameplate rating? And has proper grounding been installed for the ice maker?

9.Is the ice maker plugged in?

10.Have you turned on the main water supply and the tap?

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11. Have you checked for leaks at all water supply connectionsand at the drain?

Operating Method

1. Turn on the water tap, let the water trough fill, then switch the ICE/OFF/WASH switch on the front panel to the ICE position. The ice maker will start working automatically.

2.After three minutes, the machine will automatically go to the ice making stage, and the sound of flowing water will be heard.

3.When the batch of ice has been fully formed, ice will automatically be harvested to the ice storage bin.

4.When the ice storage bin is full, the sheet of cubes will not fall completely and will hold the ice-full probe open. The machine stops making ice and automatically progresses to the cold preservation stage. During this stage, the compressor works regularly to keep the temperature lower to reduce ice melting.

5.The unit will start making ice again after the ice cubes are removed. At that time, the ice-full probe swings back to operating position.

IMPORTANT:

Although the unit has been tested and cleaned at the factory, due to long-term transit and storage, the first batch of cubes must be discarded.

Never turn the water supply tap off when the ice maker is working.

Never touch the evaporator when the machine is running.

Except to take ice from the unit, keep the door closed to reduce melting and insure proper ice formation.

How the machine Makes Ice

Turn the ICE/OFF/WASH switch to the ICE position. The machine will automatically start the ice making stage.

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There are two distinct cycles: freeze and harvest.

During the freeze cycle, water flows to the evaporator surface. In the harvest cycle, the ice is released and water enters the machine. A complete cycle can take 15 to 40 minutes, depending on temperature and operating conditions.

Freeze: During the freeze cycle the compressor is pumping refrigerant, the fan motor is blowing air, and the water pump is circulating water. When the batch of ice has been fully formed, the ice maker stops the freeze cycle and begins the harvest cycle.

Harvest: During the harvest cycle the compressor is still operating, but the water pump has stopped. The hot gas valve opens, diverting hot refrigerant gas into the evaporator. The gas warms the evaporator, causing the cubes to slide, as a unit, off the evaporator and into the storage bin. The freeze cycle will restart when all the cubes have been harvested.

How the machine uses the water

The ice maker begins with a fixed charge of water that is contained in the water trough. As the water flows to the freezing evaporator surface, the portion of water that does not contain mineral impurities will freeze and stick to the ice cube molds. The water containing

impurities falls back into the trough. During the ice-making process, fresh water enters the water trough continuously as the water from the trough freezes continuously on the evaporator.

Normal Sounds

Your new icemaker may make sounds that are not familiar to you. Most of the new sounds are normal. Hard surfaces like the floor, walls can make the sounds seem louder than they actually are. The following describes the kinds of sounds that might be new to you and what may be making them.

zRatting noises may come from the flow of the refrigerant or the water line, Items stored on top of the icemaker can also make noises.

zThe high efficiency compressor may make a pulsating or high-pitched sound.

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zWater running from the evaporator to the water bin may make a splashing sound.

zAs each cycle ends, you may hear a gurgling sound due to the refrigerant flowing in your icemaker.

zYou may hear air being forced over the condenser by the condenser fan.

zDuring the harvest cycle, you may hear the of ice cubes falling into the ice storing bin.

Preparing the Icemaker for Long Storage

If the ice maker will not be used for a long time, or is to be moved to another place, it will be necessary to drain the system of water.

1.Shut off the water supply at the main water source.

2.Disconnect the water supply line from the water inlet.

3.Shut off the electric supply at the main electrical power source.

4.Take out the ice storage bin to remove ice and water. Dry it.

6.Pull off the drainage tube of the water trough to drain off all water.

7.Leave the door open to allow for circulation and to prevent mold and mildew.

8.Leave the water supply line and power cord disconnected until ready to reuse.

IMPORTANT:

Do not touch the power plug when your hands are wet.

Never unplug the unit by pulling on the plug.

CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE

The icemaker must be thoroughly cleaned if it has been left unused for a long time. Follow carefully any instructions provided for cleaning or use of sanitizing solution. Do not leave any solution inside the icemaker after cleaning.

Periodic cleaning and proper maintenance will ensure efficiency, top performance, and long life. The maintenance intervals listed are based on normal conditions. You may want to shorten the intervals if you have pets, or there are other special considerations.

Note

Never keep anything in the ice storage bin that is not ice: objects like wine or beer bottles are not only unsanitary, but the labels may slip off and plug up the drain.

What should be kept clean

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There are 5 things to keep clean:

1.The exterior.

2.The interior.

3.The condenser

4.Water distribution tube

5.The ice-making system

Exterior Cleaning

The door and cabinet may be cleaned with a mild detergent and warm water solution such as 1 oz of dishwashing liquid mixed with 2 gallons of warm water. Do not use solvent based or abrasive cleaners. Use a soft sponge and rinse with clean water. Wipe with a soft clean towel to prevent water spotting. If the door panel is stainless steel, it can discolor when exposed to chlorine gas and moisture. Clean stainless steel with a cloth dampened with a mild detergent and warm water solution. Never use an abrasive cleaning agent.

Interior Cleaning

The ice storage bin should be sanitized occasionally. Clean the water trough before the ice maker is used for the first time and reused after stopping for an extended period of time. It is usually convenient to sanitize the trough after the ice making system has been cleaned and the ice storage bin is empty.

1.Disconnect power to the unit.

2.Open the door and take out the removable storage bin. With a clean cloth, wipe down the interior of the unit with a sanitizing solution made of 1 ounce of household bleach and

2gallons of hot water (95º to 115ºF).

3.Rinse thoroughly with clean water.

4.Put the cleaned and empty ice storage bin back inside the unit.

5.Reconnect power to the unit.

The ice scoop should be washed regularly. Wash it just like any other utensil.

DO NOT use solvent-based cleaning agents or abrasives on the interior. These cleaners may transmit taste to the ice cubes, or damage or discolor the interior19.

Condenser Cleaning

A dirty or clogged condenser prevents proper airflow, reduces ice making capacity, and causes higher than recommended operating temperatures that may lead to component failure. Have the condenser cleaned at least once every six months.

1.Unplug the ice maker or disconnect power.

2.Remove the 2 screws at the bottom of the front cover and gently pull it off.

3.Locate the condenser filter. This can be lifted out and cleaned with a brush or flowing water.

4.Remove dirt and lint condenser fins and the unit compartment with a brush attachment on a vacuum cleaner.

5. Put back the filter and reassemble the front cover.

6. Plug in the icemaker or reconnect power.

DO NOT touch the condenser fins. They are sharp and can be damaged easily.

Water Distribution Tube cleaning

When you find that the ice cubes are incompletely formed or the output of ice cubes is low, the water distribution tube may be blocked. Set the ICE/OFF/WASH switch to OFF, rotate the water distribution tube, and locate the holes in the distribution tube. Using a toothpick or similar tool, dredge the holes, then rotate the water distribution tube back to its original position. If the tube is badly blocked, clean it as follows:

1.Shut off the water supply.

2.Disconnect the water hose from the distribution tube.

3.Lift the right side, then remove the distribution tube.

4.With a brush, clean the tube with a dilute solution of warm water and a mild detergent such as dishwashing liquid. After removing the dirt and lint from the surface, rinse the tube with clean water.

5.Replace the distribution tube.

6.Reconnect the water supply

Ice-making system Cleaning

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Minerals that are removed from water during the freezing cycle will eventually form a hard scaly deposit in the water system. Cleaning the system regularly helps remove the mineral scale buildup. How often you need to clean the system depends upon how hard your water is or how effective your filtration may be . With hard water of 15 to 20 grains/gal. (4 to 5 grains/liter), you may need to clean the system as often as every 6 months.

1.Make sure that all the ice is off of the evaporator. If ice is being made ,wait for cycle completion, then turn the machine “OFF” at the ICE/OFF/WASH selector switch.

2.Remove all ice from the storage bin .

3.Keep the ice maker connected to the water supply , Pour 200g. of Nickel-Safe Ice Maker Cleaner Solution into the water trough. After about 5 minutes, initiate the wash cycle at the ICE/OFF/WASH selector switch by the switch in the “WASH ”position. The machine will run the Automatic Clean Mode.

4.Allow 30 minutes for proper cleaning. After cleaning, turn the machine “OFF” at the ICE/OFF/WASH selector switch, Drain off the waste water to some container by drain pipe in the left of the water trough.

5.Repeat steps 3 and 4 (without Ice Maker Cleaning Solution) to rinse the ice making system 3 times.

Note: The use of the Ice Maker Cleaner Solution in the water bin during the rinse is not needed.

The ice machine cleaner contains acids.

DO NOT use or mix with any other solvent-based cleaner products. Use rubber gloves to protect your hands. Carefully read the material safety instructions on the container of the ice machine cleaner.

Discard the first batch of ice produced after cleaning..

6.Prepare a sanitizing solution made of 1 ounce of household bleach and 2 gallons of hot water (95º to 115º F). Wipe the entire bin inside and out, covering every wall surface.

7.Fill a spray bottle with the sanitizing solution and spray all corners and edges making sure to cover all surfaces with the solution.

8.Allow the solution to be in contact for at least 3 minutes, then dry.

9.Repeat step 5 to rinse the ice making system one more time.

10.Place the ICE/OFF/WASH selector switch to the “ICE ” position. The machine will return to the regular ice making mode. Discard the first batch of ice.

Control Panel (rear of unit)

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Descriptions of LEDs and buttons:

1. Ice Full (Red) LED: Ice Full indicator light.

When this LED is lit, the ice storage bin is full of ice or there is something obstructing the ice-full probe. The unit will stop working. When ice cubes are taken out of the ice storage bin, clearing the ice-full probe, the red LED will keep flashing for 3 minutes.

Then the unit will restart and return to the ice making mode. 2. Ice Making (Green) LED: Ice Making indicator light.

When this LED is lit, the unit is working in the Ice Making mode controlled by a temperature probe on the evaporator. When the green LED is flashing, the unit is working in the Ice Making mode controlled by a fixed timer.

3. Ice Harvest (Yellow) LED: Ice Harvest indicator light.

When this LED is lit, the unit is working in the Ice Harvest mode controlled by the ice-full probe.

When the green and yellow LEDs are lit, the unit is working in the cold preservation stage.

4.Mode button: Mainly for service. When this button is pressed, unit can change from Ice Making mode to Ice Harvest mode, or from Ice Harvest mode to Ice Making mode. You can judge the mode from the status of the green and yellow LEDs.

5.Ice size adjust: Turn the screw clockwise, and the size of individual ice cubes will

be larger in the next cycle; the cycle time will be longer. Turn the knob counterclockwise,

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and the ice size will be smaller in the next cycle.

IMPORTANT:

It is not recommended that the ice size be adjusted unnecessarily since this could damage the machine’s controls.

Do not let water contact the control box.

Major Functions

1.Completely automatic operation.

2.When the ice storage bin is full, the machine stops making ice and proceeds to the cold preservation stage automatically. It starts making ice again once the cubes are removed.

3.The different colors of the LED display indicate various work modes.

4.The fan motor responds to the ambient temperature. If it is cold, the motor will stop working to keep the cooling system in good working condition.

5.Ice cube size is adjustable.

6.A sensitive probe and accurate timer enhance the performance of the ice maker.

7.Built-in compressor protection system.

TROUBLESHOOTING

Before Calling for Service

If the unit appears to be malfunctioning, read through the OPERATION section of this manual first. If the problem persists, check the Troubleshooting Guide below and on the following page. The problem could be something very simple that can be solved without a service call.

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Problem

Possible Cause

 

The icemaker is unplugged.

The machine won't

The fuse is blown.

The icemaker power switch is

operate.

OFF.

 

The ice storage bin is full of

 

ice.

The water doesn't

The water supply tap is turn

feed in after the ice

off.

maker starts.

The water supply pipe is not

 

proper connected.

 

The condenser may be dirty.

Machine makes ice,

The air flow to the ice maker

may be obstructed.

but bin does not fill

The ambient temperature and

up with ice

water temperature are high, or

 

it is near with some heat

 

source.

 

A few water droplets are on the

 

door.

Water is leaking out

 

the unit.

 

 

The water supply connection is

 

leaking.

Cubes are partially

Not enough water in the water

formed--are white

bin.

at the bottom.

 

 

 

Noise during

The feet are not leveled and

operation

locked

 

Certain sounds are normal.

 

The electricity is off.

The icemaker stops

The room temperature is out of

suddenly while

the stated range.

making ice.

 

The body of the ice

The ground line isn't in the

maker is electrified

socket.

 

 

Scale builds up

The calcium level in the water

quickly inside the

is too high.

machine.

 

Probable Correction

Plug the ice maker in. Replace fuse.

Turn the ice maker power switch to ICE (ON)

Take away some ice cubes; make the ice-full probe is free of ice.

Turn on the water supply tap.

Reconnect the water supply pipe.

Clean the condenser.

Check the installation.

Check the installation.

Under some conditions, humidity may condense on the door. Consider moving the unit or just be more careful when you open the door.

Tighten fitting. See “Connecting the water line”.

Check if the water supply pressure is below 0.05Mpa.

Check water supply--filter may be restricted.

Check for a water leak at the water trough. Level and lock the feet. See Leveling the Ice Maker.

See “Normal Sounds.” Reconnect the power supply line.

Cut off the electricity and let the ice maker stop working until the temperature returns within the stated range.

Use the correct plug and outlet.

Use a water-softening apparatus installed in front of the water inlet valve.

LIMITED WARRANTY

This EdgeStar product is warranted to be free from defective workmanship and materials for the first year following the date of original purchase. Replacement parts will be supplied free of charge for the first year following the date of original purchase. Labor will be performed free of charge for the first 90 days following the date of original purchase.

WHAT IS COVERED:

This warranty applies to the original purchaser only, and only covers defects in workmanship experienced during operation of the product under normal service, maintenance, and usage conditions. This warranty applies to the purchase and use of this product in residential settings within the United States of America.

WHAT IS NOT COVERED:

The following limitations apply to the coverage of this warranty:

Optional accessories, attachments, and appearance items are excluded from warranty coverage, as is shipping damage, and any damage caused by improper voltage or any other misuse, including abnormal service, handling, or usage.

This warranty does not cover normal wear and tear on parts or replacement of parts designed to be replaced, e.g. filters, etc.

This warranty does not cover service trips to deliver, pick-up, repair, or install the product, or to instruct in proper usage of the product.

Damages or operating problems resulting from misuse, abuse, operation outside environmental specifications, uses contrary to instructions provided in the owner’s manual, accidents, vermin, fire, flood, improper installation, unauthorized service, unauthorized installation or modification, or commercial use are excluded from warranty coverage.

This warranty does not cover labor incurred 91 days or more after the date of original purchase.

This warranty does not cover use of EdgeStar products in commercial settings.

DESCRIPTION OF WARRANTY SERVICE:

All defective product components covered by this warranty will be repaired or replaced, at EdgeStar’s option, free of charge on a mail-in basis to EdgeStar’s authorized repair facility during the first 90 days from the date of original purchase. All defective product components covered by this warranty will be repaired or replaced, at EdgeStar’s option, on a mail-in basis to EdgeStar’s authorized repair facility during the time period beginning on the 91st day from the date of original purchase and ending one year from the date of original purchase. During this time period, parts will be supplied free of charge, but labor charges will apply. All replacement parts and units will be new, re-manufactured, or refurbished. All products and components replaced by EdgeStar under warranty service become the property of EdgeStar.

OBTAINING WARRANTY SERVICE:

Contact EdgeStar for troubleshooting assistance and warranty service authorization at 1-866-319-5473. Please have your order receipt available to confirm the date of purchase.

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Once an EdgeStar authorized representative has confirmed that your product is eligible for warranty service, the product must be returned to our EdgeStar repair facility.

The purchaser is solely responsible for prepaying all shipping related costs to and from the repair facility. EdgeStar is not responsible for damage resulting from shipper mishandling or improper packaging. Do not return a defective product to the place of purchase.

THIS WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ANY OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. TO THE EXTENT ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY IS REQUIRED BY LAW, IT IS LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE EXPRESS WARRANTY PERIOD ABOVE. NEITHER THE MANUFACTURER NOR ITS DISTRIBUTORS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST REVENUES OR PROFITS, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS. YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.

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For product guides, additional troubleshooting resources, and up to date information, visit us on the web at: http://www.edgestar.com

EdgeStar Products

Box 81336

Austin, TX 78708-1336

Toll Free: 1-866-319-5473

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