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Manitowoc Remote Ice Cube Machine Every Six Months Maintenance

The Remote Ice Cube Machine Preventive Maintenance form has a list for inspection and a set of general rules or maintenance. It also has a detailed list for exterior cleaning and products we are not to use during cleaning.
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04/26/2021

Manitowoc Remote Ice Cube Machine Every Six Months Maintenance

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The Remote Ice Cube Machine Preventive Maintenance form has a list for inspection and a set of general rules or maintenance. It also has a detailed list for exterior cleaning and products we are not to use during cleaning.
  • Descaling and Sanitizing

  • General

  • You are responsible for maintaining the ice machine in accordance with the instructions in this manual. Maintenance procedures are not covered by the warranty.

  • Descale and sanitize the ice machine every six months for efficient operation.

  • If the ice machine requires more frequent descaling and sanitizing, consult a qualified service company to test the water quality and recommend appropriate water treatment.

  • An extremely dirty ice machine must be taken apart for descaling and sanitizing.

  • Manitowoc Ice Machine Cleaner/Descaler and Sanitizer are the only products approved for use in Manitowoc ice machines.

  • Ice Machine Inspection

  • Exterior Cleaning

  • Products containing abrasives will damage the coating and scratch the panels.

  • Remedial Cleaning Procedure

  • Detailed Descaling/Sanitizing Procedure

  • This procedure must be performed a minimum of once every six months.

  • Caution: Use only Manitowoc approved Ice Machine Cleaner/De-scaler and Sanitizer for this application (Manitowoc Cleaner/De-scaler part number 9405463 and Manitowoc Sanitizer part number 9405653). It is a violation of Federal law to use these solutions in

  • Detailed Descaling and Sanitizing Procedure

  • NOTE: Although not required and dependent on your installation, removing the ice machine top cover may allow easier access.

  • Follow one of the methods below:

  • Notice: Never use anything to force ice from the evaporator. Damage may result.

  • Add the proper amount of ice machine cleaner/descaler to the water trough by pouring between the water curtain and evaporator, then confirm the chemical was added.

  • Caution: Do not mix Cleaner/Descaler and Sanitizer solutions together. It is a violation of Federal law to use these solutions in a manner inconsistent with their labeling.

  • Warning: Wear rubber gloves and safety goggles (and/or face shield) when handling Ice Machine Cleaner/Descaler or Sanitizer.

  • Warning :Disconnect the electric power to the ice machine at the electric service switch box.

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  • Soak parts for 5 minutes (15 - 20 minutes for heavily scaled parts). Rinse all components with clean water.

  • Use a nylon brush or cloth to thoroughly descale the following ice machine areas:

  • SANITIZING PROCEDURE

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  • When sanitizing, pay particular attention to the following areas:

  • Add the proper amount of ice machine sanitizer to the water trough by pouring between the water curtain and evaporator, then confirm the chemical was added.

  • Parts Removal for Detailed Descaling and Sanitizing

  • A. Remove the water curtain(s)

  • B. Remove the ice thickness probe

  • If complete removal is desired, disconnect the ice thickness control wiring from the control board.

  • C. Remove the water trough

  • D. Remove the water level probe

  • E. Remove the water distribution tube(s)

  • NOTE: Thumbscrews for the distribution tube are retained to prevent loss. Loosen thumbscrews, but do not pull thumbscrews out of distribution tube.

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  • Remedial Cleaning Procedure

  • NOTE: Although not required and dependent on your installation, removing the ice machine top cover may allow easier access.

  • Follow one of the methods below:

  • Notice: Never use anything to force ice from the evaporator. Damage may result.

  • Add the proper amount of ice machine descaler to the water trough by pouring between the water curtain and evaporator, then confirm the chemical was added.

  • Cleaning the Air Filter and Condenser

  • Warning: Disconnect electric power to the ice machine at the electric service switch before cleaning the air filter or the condenser. The condenser fins are sharp; Use care when removing or installing the air filter.

  • Removal from Service/Winterization

  • All Models

  • WATER-COOLED MODELS ONLY

  • All Models

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