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Whirlpool style ice maker repair and troubleshooting

Ice maker water valve troubleshooting.
Whirlpool style
Here is a video on how your ice maker works and how to troubleshoot it.
Click on the link
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCUgA5T5ASw

Here is a video on how to start a manual harvest on your ice maker to test the water valve.
Click on the link
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlYCJr9dc3E

How to replace the water valve
Click on the link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRGWhT-sL5M
How to use a volt meter
Click on the link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nddAA5IAUik
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whirlpool conquest g56sha not making ice


The ice maker not working: ---

Its the problem of water inlet valve. It's a dual valve. This valve has two tubes in it. One for water dispenser and one for ice maker chamber. The one side of valve is working, but other side of the valve is not working. The valve is got stuck in one position

Click this link below to troubleshoot the problem: ----

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/ice-maker-stopped-working.html


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This will help. Thanks. Helpmech.

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This problem is very common.The ice maker water passing line gets clogged or blocked by ice cube or gets frosted by ice or the water valve,which lets water to ice maker,tray, that valve gets faulty.

The ice maker not working.-------------

Its the problem of water inlet valve. It's a dual valve. This valve has two tubes in it. One for water dispenser and one for ice maker chamber. The one side of valve is working, but other side of the valve is not working. The valve is got stuck in one position

Click this link below to troubleshoot the problem: ----

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/ice-maker-stopped-working.html


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This will help. Thanks. Helpmech.

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The ice maker not working: ---

Its the problem of water inlet valve. It's a dual valve. This valve has two tubes in it. One for water dispenser and one for ice maker chamber. The one side of valve is working, but other side of the valve is not working. The valve is got stuck in one position

Click this link below to troubleshoot the problem: ----

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/ice-maker-stopped-working.html


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This will help. Thanks. Helpmech.

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The ice maker not working: ---

Its the problem of water inlet valve. It's a dual valve. This valve has two tubes in it. One for water dispenser and one for ice maker chamber. The one side of valve is working, but other side of the valve is not working. The valve is got stuck in one position

Click this link below to troubleshoot the problem: ----

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/ice-maker-stopped-working.html


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This will help. Thanks. Helpmech.

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