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How do you remove a GE Profile ice maker?

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A GE Profile ice maker is removed by first removing the tray and front cover of the unit. Then the screws holding the ice maker are unscrewed, the wiring circuit is disconnected and the connection plug pulled out. Finally, the ice maker is taken out straight from the refrigerator.

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When removing a GE Profile ice maker, the refrigerator is first switched off and unplugged. Water supply to the unit is also turned off by turning the shut-off valve clockwise. The shelving, tray and front cover of the ice maker are then removed. To take out the front cover, a screwdriver with a flat bladed edge is used to pry it off.

With a Philips screwdriver, the screws holding the ice maker in place are then removed. The wiring circuit of the ice maker is also disconnected. The connection plug that is present at the back of the ice maker is then pulled apart to disconnect the ice maker completely. Finally, the ice maker is pulled out from the freezer compartment of the GE profile refrigerator while keeping the unit straight.

It is advisable to read the specific instructions given in the manual of the GE Profile refrigerator before attempting to remove the ice maker.

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