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Ice maker the ice maker was not working so i replased ice maker and filter and valve in back on bottom

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Ice tube for ice maker keeps clogging with ice . I repeatedly remove and clear it only to find it freezing again. This only happens when the ice maker is turned off for a couple of days.

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What is the problem that ice maker is not working. Why the ice cube cannot make? Even I changed the water filter.


There are two solenoid valves usually at the bottom of fridge in the back. These valves control the water to ice maker and water dispenser. They are replaced as a set. This is the first place to look. Generally this valve goes bad and solenoid does not open when ice maker signals it to open.

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Frigidaire Ice Maker


there is an inline valve .usually in back at the bottom. However. they usually dont go out. have you replaced the water filter inside? sometimes that can shut it down. Im not an appliance guy so much . but i just recently went thru that very thing. drove me nuts turned out to be filter. good luck

Apr 19, 2014 | Refrigerators

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Attached is info for my Kenmore refrigerator We replaced water filter cartridge and ice maker stopped working There was a funny smell for a day or so and then it started working Now ice maker just...


if you have water in the door and it is still working then the filter is not the cause, it would be the inlet valve at the back bottom of the refrigerator

Dec 23, 2013 | Refrigerators

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No water no ice


Change the=> 67006531 Water Inlet Valve I believe the side of your 67006531 Water Inlet Valve that controls water flow to the ice maker has weakened and cannot open properly. Replace the water valves and I believe the ice maker will work fine, Sea Breeze


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Jun 07, 2012 | Whirlpool GX5FHTXVA Bottom Freezer French...

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Whirlpool 21.0 cu. ft. Top Freezer Refrigerator with IceMagic Plus Ice Maker stopped making ice


With ice makers it is almost always one of two things. The ice maker itself, or the water valve (valve is located on the backside of the frig, bottom right hand side almost 100% of the time). Figuring out which one is easy, and I will help explain.

First thing is the frig has to be cold enough for the ice maker to even start working. I'm assuming we have the cold part taken care of. Next, the machine will start a cycle and ask for water. Here is where the valve comes in. The ice maker energizes the valve and it opens allowing water to rush up the back of the frig and into the ice maker. After the ice freezes the ice maker goes into harvest and dumps the ice.

In conclusion, you either have an ice maker that stalled at some point during that cycle (in which case you need a new ice maker). Or the water valve is not opening, thus no water enters the ice maker and you get zero ice.

If you have ice in the ice maker and it is not dumping, you need a new ice maker. If it is empty, you have to either wait for it to ask for water or manually advance the ice maker into cycle so you do not have to wait.

At this point you will hear the water valve energize or not. If it never energizes, the ice maker is not working right, if it energizes and you get squat, the valve needs to be replaced.

If you have experience with a multimeter you could detach the harness going to the ice maker and simply hook up your leads. When the ice maker asks for water, you should get 110v reading on the meter. If you do, the valve is bad and needs to be replaced.

If I can be of any further assistance please let me know. good luck!

Oh, and the valve probably sells for between $50 and $100 depending on where you buy it. The ice maker should run between $100 and $180.

P.S. There is a remote chance the filter needs to be replaced. An old filter can cause water pressure issues and you may not get enough water into the ice maker.

May 29, 2010 | Whirlpool 21.0 cu. ft. Top Freezer...

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My refrig stop making ice after I changed the water filter. I had the filter out for about 3 hrs, would this cause the problem?


Hi, first , pour about 2/3 cup of water into the ice maker . If if freezes , and dumps , replace the water valve. If it does not dump the cubes , replace the ice maker. After pouring the water into the ice maker , remove the bottom kick panel , and clean the bottom coils , of dust , lint , pet hair , etc , as this will raise the freezer temp . An ice maker has to be 5 degrees , to operate , correctly . If ice maker starts working , after cleaning the coils , GREAT ! ( it does happen ) .

Take care

May 28, 2010 | Maytag Ice2O 24.9 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side...

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My kenmore side by side ice maker stopped working


With ice makers it is almost always one of two things. The ice maker itself, or the water valve (valve is located on the backside of the frig, bottom right hand side almost 100% of the time). Figuring out which one is easy, and I will help explain.

First thing is the frig has to be cold enough for the ice maker to even start working. I'm assuming we have the cold part taken care of. Next, the machine will start a cycle and ask for water. Here is where the valve comes in. The ice maker energizes the valve and it opens allowing water to rush up the back of the frig and into the ice maker. After the ice freezes the ice maker goes into harvest and dumps the ice.

In conclusion, you either have an ice maker that stalled at some point during that cycle (in which case you need a new ice maker). Or the water valve is not opening, thus no water enters the ice maker and you get zero ice.

Quick facts: If you have ice in the ice maker and it is not dumping, you need a new ice maker. If it is empty, you have to either wait for it to ask for water or manually advance the ice maker into cycle so you do not have to wait.

At this point you will hear the water valve energize or not. If it never energizes, the ice maker is not working right, if it energizes and you get squat, the valve needs to be replaced.

If you have experience with a multimeter you could detach the harness going to the ice maker and simply hook up your leads. When the ice maker asks for water, you should get 110v reading on the meter. If you do, the valve is bad and needs to be replaced.

If I can be of any further assistance please let me know. good luck!

Oh, and the valve probably sells for between $50 and $100 depending on where you buy it. The ice maker should run between $100 and $180.

P.S. There is a remote chance the filter needs to be replaced. An old filter can cause water pressure issues and you may not get enough water into the ice maker. However, if you still get water through a dispenser (if you have one) then this cannot be the case.

May 26, 2010 | Whirlpool ED2FHEXN Side by Side...

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Ice maker will not fill with water


With ice makers it is almost always one of two things. The ice maker itself, or the water valve (valve is located on the backside of the frig, bottom right hand side almost 100% of the time). Figuring out which one is easy, and I will help explain.

First thing is the frig has to be cold enough for the ice maker to even start working. I'm assuming we have the cold part taken care of. Next, the machine will start a cycle and ask for water. Here is where the valve comes in. The ice maker energizes the valve and it opens allowing water to rush up the back of the frig and into the ice maker. After the ice freezes the ice maker goes into harvest and dumps the ice.

In conclusion, you either have an ice maker that stalled at some point during that cycle (in which case you need a new ice maker). Or the water valve is not opening, thus no water enters the ice maker and you get zero ice.

Quick facts: If you have ice in the ice maker and it is not dumping, you need a new ice maker. If it is empty, you have to either wait for it to ask for water or manually advance the ice maker into cycle so you do not have to wait.

At this point you will hear the water valve energize or not. If it never energizes, the ice maker is not working right, if it energizes and you get squat, the valve needs to be replaced.

If you have experience with a multimeter you could detach the harness going to the ice maker and simply hook up your leads. When the ice maker asks for water, you should get 110v reading on the meter. If you do, the valve is bad and needs to be replaced.

If I can be of any further assistance please let me know. good luck!

Oh, and the valve probably sells for between $50 and $100 depending on where you buy it. The ice maker should run between $100 and $180.

P.S. There is a remote chance the filter needs to be replaced. An old filter can cause water pressure issues and you may not get enough water into the ice maker. However, if you still get water through a dispenser (if you have one) then this cannot be the case.

May 26, 2010 | Whirlpool Refrigerators

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Ice maker makes ice then water dripps and freezes


water valve not working properly needs to be replaced ... located on bottom back nof fridg

Aug 11, 2009 | Kenmore 21.9 cu. ft. Side-By-Side...

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Kitchen aide ksrg22ftss fridge wont make ice and


check your fill solenoid located at the bottom back of fride the valve may have a verry fine filter inside the valve ether clean it or replase the valve valve cost aprox 20,00 thanks from gilles

Mar 15, 2009 | Refrigerators

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