If your Whirlpool Ice Dispenser has problems, the first thing you should do is to consult the manufacturer. Find your ED5JHGAE00 Whirlpool Ice Dispenser Repair Manual here.
The ice machine should have been serviced before or more likely checked by an authorized service center. If the machine still has problems, the first thing to do is to check the ice level and remove the empty bucket from the unit. Check if the ice level has reached the bottom of the ice container.
The EDR (Electronic Data Relay) is the circuit board located inside the Whirlpool Ice Dispenser. The EDR controls the other parts of the system such as the ice making cycle and the cooling system. If the ice machine requires troubleshooting, follow the following steps to help solve the problem.
The first thing to do is to turn off the ice maker. Make sure that the device is turned off before unplugging it from the wall. After that, turn off the outlet. Now, turn the outlet on. If your ice dispenser will be turned on, the circuit should already be broken so the ice will not flow.
Check the ice in the machine for cracks, broken connections, or other defects. Look for leaks around the edges of the machine as well as on the sides of the machine. The leaking pipes will indicate that the device is slowly being drained of water.
The ice dispenser has to be checked for any broken seals on the doors. If you find any holes, use compressed air to blow them out. If there are leaks around the edges of the doors, the unit might need to be refilled or cleaned.
If the ice dispenser has trouble opening or closing, check if the seal around the door is broken or damaged. Check if the seals are made from a material that can crack easily. A piece of paper towel will work for this purpose.
A screwdriver will also be needed for this ice machine repair. To open the doors, remove the screw in front of the door, then turn the door sideways. until the door is released. If the door does not come out, replace the screws.
If the ice maker has ice that does not melt, check the pump. The pump is usually located below the ice dispenser. Sometimes the pump is too weak, causing the ice to freeze up when the door opens and closes. You can fix the ice by replacing the pump. There is an electrical connection in the ice dispenser that is responsible for the pump’s operation.
Sometimes the ice in the machine melts even when you are not using it. If this is the case, check if the ice is too cold to allow the water to melt. If the ice is too cold, you should replace the water heater, which is connected to the water supply line.
If the water heater stops working, you can try to fix the water heater by connecting the appliance to the circuit breaker and plugging it in. If it still does not work, you can replace the heater.
If the part that is not working no longer functions, you can look for a replacement part. The parts are often available online. Before you make the purchase, check the manufacturer’s website and read all information about the product. There are many options for replacement parts.
Remember, that the best way to ensure that your ice dispenser is working correctly is to perform routine maintenance such as checking the seals, connectors, and the pump. to avoid having to call a professional.