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Icemaker arm doesn't stay in the up position

I don't know if this is the number of my Whirlpool refrigerator.

The icemaker arm will not stay up, so it is CONSTANTLY making more ice cubes.

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  • GrandLo Oct 21, 2008

    My husband removed the ice tray to look at the arm. The arm had slipped and was not in the proper position. Now it works!!!!!!! Glad it was so simple.



    I REALLY appreciate you being there! Thanks.

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Hello
Welcome to fixya.
I'm Huuum and happy to assist you,


The switch on the shut off arm is defective!
Call service and they will help you replace it!



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Posted on Sep 29, 2008

  • Neil Golan
    Neil Golan Oct 21, 2008

    When the bucket gets full it will raise the arm and it will stop.

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