Get Free Manitowoc Service Hand Books January 15 2014, 43 Comments

Service technicians at every level rely on special tools to assist with repairing food service equipment.  Ice machines can be especially troublesome, considering the mechanics behind freezing and then harvesting a batch of ice.  There are service handbooks available for purchase, but you can also download this same manual, for free!

Manitowoc Ice makes the service tech manuals, for every model ice machine, available on their website.  You can download the specific model machine you are working on.  For example, there are different service books on the under counter models, Manitowoc Q, S, B, and J series ice machines.  They even provide a free Indigo model service tech handbook.

Warning, these handbooks are long, so the download may take some time.

To get started:

  1. Visit
  2. Scroll to bottom center of website, under Literature 'Downloads'
  3. Select the drop down for 'Select Document Type', select Service Manual.
  4. Then select the model of ice machine you are working on in the 2nd drop down menu.
  5. Under select document drop down menu, select which language you want to download the manual in.
  6. Lastly, a DOWNLOAD or VIEW button should appear.  Select 'download' to save to your hard drive and view offline.

Adobe Reader or comparable application is required to view these documents.  However, once downloaded, you can search and have access to all kinds of service information, specific to your Manitowoc ice machine.  For example, service tech handbooks include wiring diagrams, diagnostic tips, refrigeration pressures, and ice machine specifications.

If you need help, we provide service support as well, please email