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The water line is broken that makes ice, how I can change it?

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Frigidaire side by side water line clog


Hi -I understand that your unit is still not producing any ice or dispensing water. Some of the following steps you have already confirmed. I suggest confirmed the steps below and see if any is helpful :

1. It may be turned off. Look for the wire along the right side of the ice maker that looks a bit like a coat hanger. If the wire is in the raised position, the ice maker is turned off. If so, try one of these: If your ice maker has a small red plastic lever, lower it to lower the wire. If there's no plastic lever, simply lower the wire. In either case, the ice maker should begin producing ice again.

2. Also make sure that the temperature is 8 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. If the freezer is too warm, the ice maker won't cycle properly.

3. When was the last time the filter was changed? Most side-by-side filters are recommended to be change approximately every 6-9 months depending on your water usage and frequency. The ice maker fill tube may be blocked with ice or have a clogged water filter. If so, melt the blockage using a hair dryer-but be careful to not melt any plastic parts!

4. Also replace the water shut-off valve or water-inlet valve, or both, if necessary. The ice maker head assembly may have broken parts. Look to see if the gears are broken. Check to see if the small plastic arms that rest against the ice rake are broken. If the ice maker head assembly is modular and you've found broken parts, you can just replace it.

Oct 10, 2012 | Refrigerators

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Change water filter indicator came on so i changed the water filter now the refrigerator won't make any ice, checked the on off button in the ice making unit which is on, what the problem?


This unit has water dispenser and ice maker? If yes, you must get all the air out of your water line, how to do this is keep fill water glasses until you get a good flow of water and no more air, also the water may drip some what so. until all the air is pushed out of the line your ice maker can not make any ice, please let me know what you find. Thanks Rick...

Jul 26, 2011 | Refrigerators

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27 cu. ft. samsung refrigerator, side by side with french doors not making ice


Hello,
Troubleshooting an Ice Maker that won't Make Ice
Troubleshooting an ice maker is very important if you have problems with it. If you are having problems making ice with your ice maker then this is a very serious issue which will need to correct. If you are suffering from problems with your ice maker then there are a few simple things that you can do to diagnose and correct the problem yourself.
Checking the LinesThe first thing that you should do is check the water supply lines to ensure that they are not blocked. Sometimes ice can block the lines which may mean that they need to be cleaned out.
If the fill tube is frozen then this might need to be defrosted so that you can use it again. If the tube is too badly damaged then it might need to be replaced.
Broken LinesIf the lines break or become damaged then they can prevent water from getting to the ice maker. In this case the lines will need to be replaced so that you can restore the functioning of your ice maker.
Not Connected to WaterIt's also worthwhile checking the connections between your freezer and the water lines. If your freezer is not connected to the water lines, or if the tap is turned off then this will cause the same problems. There will not be any water available to make into ice. This is a very easy problem to correct and shouldn't take long to identify.
If you are not able to get any water from your freezer either then this suggests it could be a problem with the water supply. You will probably hear a buzzing noise when you're trying to make ice, this means that the freezer is trying to pump water which isn't available.
ValvesThe valve which is connected to the tap could also be damaged or broken. Check the valve opens and closes correctly and consider replacing it if it is damaged.
Too WarmIf the freezer is set to a too warm temperature then this will also create problems with producing ice. You will also notice that this isn't keeping your food as long as it should do. To correct this problem you will need to change the thermostat on your freezer so that it is lower.
Checking the Bail WireThere is a bail wire inside the ice maker which will lift when the ice maker is full of ice. This is designed to prevent too much ice being produced. If the bail wire is stuck in the up position then this will be preventing ice production.
Check the position of the bail wire by locating it inside your freezer. The instruction manual should help you to locate this wire.
SolenoidUnplug the freezer and pull it out from the wall. The water will travel to a solenoid located at the back of your freezer before being sent to the ice maker. If the solenoid is not working or is not getting power then this could be a reason for concern. If you're not skilled at home electronics then you might want to hire a specialist to help compete this task for you
Good luck

Jul 14, 2010 | Samsung 24.8 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side...

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Ice maker is not producing ice. Replaced the water filter


  1. It may be turned off. Check the Ice maker shutoff arm located at the top of the ice bin. Look for the wire along the right side of the ice maker that looks a bit like a coat hanger. If the wire is in the raised position, the ice maker is turned off. If so, simply lower the wire.
  2. Is there water in the ice cube tray? If not check for water to the water valve. If you have water then it could be either a failed fill valve or ice maker control module is not activating the water valve.
  3. Check for pinched water supply line (behind the fridge)
  4. Do you have an inline water filter? If so, when was it changed last? To test if it is plugged, check for water both before and after the filter system.
  5. Sometimes the water inlet tube that directs water into the ice cube tray freezes over; this can often be thawed out by simply using a hair blow dryer and warming the area (be careful not to overheat the plastics as they can warp or crack). Then adjust the freezer to a slightly warmer setting and make sure water is not constantly dripping from the inlet tube, as it will only freeze over again.
  6. If it continues to drip we may need to replace the water control valve.
  7. The ice maker head assembly may have broken parts. Look to see if the gears are broken.
  8. Check to see if the small plastic arms that rest against the ice rake are broken.
  9. If the ice maker head assembly is modular and you've found broken parts,

Nov 10, 2009 | GE (PSS26MSRSS) Side by Side Refrigerator

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Ice maker on side by side refirgerator will not quit making


Hello there
Please try these few tips ok?
  1. It may be turned off. Check the Ice maker shutoff arm located at the top of the ice bin. Look for the wire along the right side of the ice maker that looks a bit like a coat hanger. If the wire is in the raised position, the ice maker is turned off. If so, simply lower the wire.
  2. Is there water in the ice cube tray? If not check for water to the water valve. If you have water then it could be either a failed fill valve or ice maker control module is not activating the water valve.
  3. Check for pinched water supply line (behind the fridge)
  4. Do you have an inline water filter? If so, when was it changed last? To test if it is plugged, check for water both before and after the filter system.
  5. Sometimes the water inlet tube that directs water into the ice cube tray freezes over; this can often be thawed out by simply using a hair blow dryer and warming the area (be careful not to overheat the plastics as they can warp or crack). Then adjust the freezer to a slightly warmer setting and make sure water is not constantly dripping from the inlet tube, as it will only freeze over again.
  6. If it continues to drip we may need to replace the water control valve.
  7. The ice maker head assembly may have broken parts. Look to see if the gears are broken.
  8. Check to see if the small plastic arms that rest against the ice rake are broken.
  9. If the ice maker head assembly is modular and you've found broken parts,

Nov 08, 2009 | GE Refrigerators

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The ice maker does not make ice anymore


There's no ice If your ice maker has stopped producing ice completely, check these, in this order: It may be turned off. Look for the wire along the right side of the ice maker that looks a bit like a coat hanger. If the wire is in the raised position, the ice maker is turned off. If so, try one of these: If your ice maker has a small red plastic lever, lower it to lower the wire. If there's no plastic lever, simply lower the wire. In either case, the ice maker should begin producing ice again. Also make sure that the temperature is 8 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. If the freezer is too warm, the ice maker won't cycle properly. The ice maker fill tube may be blocked with ice. If so, melt the blockage using a hair dryer-but be careful to not melt any plastic parts! Also replace the water shut-off valve or water-inlet valve, or both, if necessary. The ice maker head assembly may have broken parts. Look to see if the gears are broken. Check to see if the small plastic arms that rest against the ice rake are broken. If the ice maker head assembly is modular and you've found broken parts, you can just replace it.
thanks.

Aug 27, 2009 | Whirlpool Refrigerators

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Ice maker stopped making ice




Hi

If the ice maker has completely stopped producing ice then check to see whether the ice maker has been turned off. For this you need to look for a wire along the right side of the ice maker that looks a bit like a coat hanger. If this wire is in the raised position, the ice maker is turned off. On some units you simply lower the wire to the down position to turn the ice maker on. On others, you lower a small red plastic lever to lower the wire. If the wire is in the proper position check the freezer temperature, it should be between 0-8 degrees Fahrenheit. If it is warmer than 10-12 degrees, the ice maker may not produce any ice. Check your door seals and thermostat, repair/replace as necessary. If the ice maker is producing ice poorly i.e. if it produces just a few cubes or none, or when the cubes are too small--it's usually because of a clogged water line or a defective water inlet valve.

First, check the water line attached to the back of the refrigerator for good water flow. To do that, first turn off the water supply valve. Then remove the water line from the back of the refrigerator. Next, place the water line into a bucket and momentarily turn the water valve back on to test the flow. If the flow is poor, you need to repair, clean, or replace the tubing or the shut-off valve that supplies the water. If the flow is good, you may have to replace the water inlet valve.


Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.


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Aug 10, 2009 | Whirlpool Gold White-on-White 21.9 cu. ft....

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Whirlpool Gold Ice Maker problem Model # GS6NBEXRS00


I hate to ask the obvious but is your water supply turned back on since the filter change?
  • It may be turned off. Look for the wire along the right side of the ice maker that looks a bit like a coat hanger. If the wire is in the raised position, the ice maker is turned off. If so, try one of these:

    • If your ice maker has a small red plastic lever, lower it to lower the wire.

    • If there's no plastic lever, simply lower the wire.

    In either case, the ice maker should begin producing ice again. Also make sure that the temperature is 8 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. If the freezer is too warm, the ice maker won't cycle properly.

  • The ice maker fill tube may be blocked with ice. If so, melt the blockage using a hair dryer-but be careful to not melt any plastic parts! Also replace the water shut-off valve or water-inlet valve, or both, if necessary.

  • The ice maker head assembly may have broken parts. Look to see if the gears are broken. Check to see if the small plastic arms that rest against the ice rake are broken. If the ice maker head assembly is modular and you've found broken parts, you can just replace it.

Feb 10, 2009 | Whirlpool GS6NBEXR Side by Side...

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Ice cube maker


IF NO WATER IN ICE MAKER, CHECK FOR RESTRICTION IN FILL TUBE SUCH AS FROZEN OFF WITH ICE. REMOVE FILL TUBE AND RUN HOT WATER OVER IT TO MELT ICE IN TUBE.
WATCH FOR WATER COMING SLOWLY OUT PLASTIC FILL LINE ATTACHED TO TUBE ON BACK OF REFRIGERATOR.
IF WATER SLOWLY DRIPS OUT OF FILL LINE, REPLACE FILL VALVE( LOCATED WHERE HOUSE WATER LINE ATTACHES TO REFRIGERATOR.

IF ICE MAKER HAS WATER/ICE IN IT, PULL FRONT COVER OFF ICE MAKER TO ACCESS CONTROL HEAD. INSPECT LARGE WHITE GEAR ON FRONT OF CONTROL. IF THE RETAINING TAB IN THE CENTER IS BROKEN, REPLACE MODULE OR ENTIRE ICE MAKER. THERE SHOULD BE TWO
RETAINING TABS HOLDING THE GEAR IN PLACE.

THE FREEZER TEMP NEEDS TO BE A MINIMUM OF 10 DEGREES FOR THE ICE MAKER TO CYCLE. IF THE FREEZER TEMP IS NOT COLD ENOUGH WE WILL NEED TO FIND OUT WHY.

Mar 29, 2008 | KitchenAid Superba Architect KSCS25INSS...

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Water line to ice maker frozen


Check to make sure that the damper between the freezer and fridge is not broken or frozen open. Make sure that you shut off the water supply to the fridge until you get this fixed because the line could crack and then you could flood the house.

Jan 20, 2008 | Whirlpool GS6NBEXR Side by Side...

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