If the unit comes back on, the thermostat will need to be replaced. Another possibility is, if the freezer is less than half full. If there is not much of a load (food) in the freezer, every time it goes into a defrost cycle, the temperature will get very high. This is because there is not enough in it, to hold the temperature down. Dec 17, 2020 · Here we begin with the most common problem—the ice maker stops making ice. If your ice maker isn’t making ice: Make sure the bail wire above the ice tray is in the down position. When it’s up, it shuts off the ice maker. Check the water supply line beneath or behind the refrigerator. Be sure it isn’t kinked and is supplying water.
something to do with the freezer thermostat being too efficient and as the fridge defrosts somehow water builds up on a fan somewhere in the depths of the fidge innards and the freezer freezes it there hence the racket as the fan tries to turn as it is encased in ice build up.