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This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Countertop Ice Maker, use our service manual.

  1. ikich Countertop Ice Maker Teardown, safety first: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Remember that ice makers contain toxic refrigerant. Hand and eye protection are recommended

    • A medium phillips-head screwdriver is also required

  2. ikich Countertop Ice Maker Teardown, unplug and drain: step 2, image 1 of 2 ikich Countertop Ice Maker Teardown, unplug and drain: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • unplug your countertop ice maker

    • place over the sink and pull out the rubber stopper from the bottom

    • wait for all fluid to drain

  3. ikich Countertop Ice Maker Teardown, remove back housing: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Once drained, place ice maker on its side. Remove the highlighted screws that hold the back plastic cover in place.

    • Then remove the black plastic cover.

  4. ikich Countertop Ice Maker Teardown, remove top housing: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • remove the screws holding the top cover in place.

    • Don't forget the other side!

  5. ikich Countertop Ice Maker Teardown, remove tray motor and water intake: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • remove two screws holding the tray motor in place. Then pull the tray motor straight out. It may require a bit of force if rust is sticking it onto the tray

    • remove the water intake hose by pulling it straight down

  6. ikich Countertop Ice Maker Teardown, remove side panel wires: step 6, image 1 of 2 ikich Countertop Ice Maker Teardown, remove side panel wires: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • uncover the electronics by unclipping the specified points

    • unplug the wire connecting to the right side panel

  7. ikich Countertop Ice Maker Teardown, remove side panels: step 7, image 1 of 2 ikich Countertop Ice Maker Teardown, remove side panels: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • remove the screws holding the side panels in-place

    • unscrew the refrigerant pipes from the side panel

    • carefully remove both side panels

  8. ikich Countertop Ice Maker Teardown, remove ice tray: step 8, image 1 of 2 ikich Countertop Ice Maker Teardown, remove ice tray: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • at this point, the ice tray should be freed up for removal (and cleaning)

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