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Whirlpool ED22DWXTN00 Ice maker

I replaced the module on the icemaker 1/2 hour ago and it is still not making ice. What do I do now? Hoses have been checked, do I need to use the wire to start it??
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You could jumper holes L and V with a 14 gauge solid wire for 5 seconds to start it.

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