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Using Your Ice Maker (Ice and Water and Automatic Ice Models only)



Screen Shot 2018-01-10 at 9.10.23 AM.png Ice On/Off

Your ice maker is designed to automatically dispense ice until it senses that the bin is full. So the more ice you use, the more it makes.

To turn your ice maker on, press the Screen Shot 2018-01-10 at 9.10.23 AM.png button. The light above the ‘Ice On/Off’ icon will be illuminated when the ice maker is on.

Ensure all bins are in place when the ice making function is activated.

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Turning ice maker on
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Diagram 1
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Diagram 2
Ice storage bin and scoop 
in correct position

First Use

Before using your automatic ice maker, the water filter must be installed and flushed to remove any impurities or trapped air in the filter system. Refer to ‘Before you start using
the Ice & Water or Automatic Ice function’ for details.

  • When you first turn your refrigerator on after installation, the ice maker will be off. The light above the ‘Ice On/Off’ icon will be off.
  • To turn your ice maker on press the Screen Shot 2018-01-10 at 9.10.29 AM.pngbutton. The light above the ‘Ice On/Off’ icon will be illuminated when the ice maker is on.
  • Press and holdScreen Shot 2018-01-10 at 9.09.20 AM.png, Screen Shot 2018-01-10 at 9.09.10 AM.png and Screen Shot 2018-01-10 at 9.09.05 AM.pngtogether for 4 seconds then close the door(s). The ice tray will flip. Force another cycle. The ice tray will flip and spill the water into the ice bin. Empty water and replace bin. Refer to diagrams 1 and 2 for placement of ice bins for your refrigerator.
  • Once your ice maker is in operation, discard the first 3 harvests of ice (8 ice cubes are produced per harvest). This will flush away any impurities in the water line and ensure that you get the best quality ice. We recommend that you also do this after vacations or extended periods of not using ice.

Turn your Ice Maker Off If:

  • There is no water supply for several hours.
  • You are removing the ice storage bin for a period of time.
  • You are going on holiday/vacation.

Information About Your Ice Maker

  • Your automatic ice maker will produce approximately eight cubes of ice every 3 – 4 hours, depending on the freezer compartment temperature and the number of door openings.
  • When the ‘Ice Boost’ function is activated, ice production will increase up to 30% from standard ice making.
  • The ice cube tray will fill with water.
  • When cubes are frozen, they will be ejected from the ice tray into the ice storage bin.
  • Ice making will continue until the storage bin is full.
  • Ice making will resume once you start to use the stored ice.
  • Your Ice & Water product comes with a smaller ice bin inside the larger freezer bin.Attached to the ice storage bin is the hygienic scoop for the ice. This scoop provides hygienic access to the ice.
  • If a large amount of ice is required, remove an ice storage bin and allow ice to fall into the larger bin.
  • For maximum ice storage, level the stored cubes with the ice scoop.
  • If ice is not used often, old cubes will become cloudy, taste stale, will shrink and may stick together. Empty the ice storage bin periodically and wash in lukewarm water. Dry thoroughly and place back into the correct position.
  • Avoid contact with the moving parts of the ice maker ejector mechanism, and do not place your fingers on the automatic ice making mechanism while the refrigerator is in operation.
  • Do not use ice cubes that may have become discolored, usually with a green-blue color. If such discoloration is noted, discard the ice cubes and contact your Fisher & Paykel trained and supported service technician.
  • Ensure the ice maker is connected to the filter and to a drinkable water supply only.
  • Installation of the water connection to the ice maker must be completed by a Fisher & Paykel trained and supported service technician or a qualified plumber.