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KitchenAid Ice Maker not filling up with water, water dispenser works

I have a 15 year old Kitchenaid refrigerator/freezer (side by side) model # KSRS25QXWH11. The Ice Maker is not filling up with water but the front door water dispenser works. Would you recommend I replace the Solenoid Valve (PN 628295) or is there some troubleshooting I can do first? Can I buy just the solenoid valve or do I have to buy the entire assembly?

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John Hagen
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  • johnwhagen Nov 03, 2008

    Most appliance parts suppliers are saying my P/N 628295 dual valve assembly has been replaced by the 4318046 dual valve Kit. Problem with the 4318046 is that it doesn't include the same mounting bracket hardware as the 628296 so the 4318046 can't be easily secured/mounted to the refrigerator (it is not an identical part). I guess I just drill new mounting holes as required to secure the new valve or maybe use some duct tape?

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Yep, when the ice maker is not filling at all, there you usually need to replace the solenoid

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