Preventive Maintenance: Ice Machines require periodic maintenance to be able to deliver like-new reliable performance.
The maintenance will be in three areas:
Note: In some areas the water supply to the ice maker will have a great deal of minerals in it, and that will result in an evaporator and auger becoming coated with these minerals, requiring more frequent maintenance than twice per year.
For the Owner or Operator:
Several items can be “do it yourself” procedures:
The following items will require a technician:
Change Water Filters
Change or Clean Air Filters (air cooled models only)
Clean and Sanitize the Ice Storage Bin
De-scale the Ice Machine Water System.
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Source: MaintainX (Community Member)