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ICE MAKING NOT WORKING ON MY KENMORE SIDE BY SIDE

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About 3 weeks ago my ice maker stopped working. Up until than it worked fine making ice as needed. The water dispenser still works. Can you advised what might be the problem? Is this something I can fix myself or do I need to call a technition?

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Hello Heavensentme..
Since you pointed out that you don't have a restriction that limits water flow to your fridge.. then you may have a bad inlet valve that allows that same water to refill the ice tray or.. the switch that senses the ice bin is full is stopping ice from being produced.. The motor that rotates the ice tray may also be defective.. .. If possible,, can you empty your freezer compartment and let it thaw out and then try a fresh start so that you know you don't have any ice build up that is stopping the ice tray motor from rotating or the inlet for water isn't frozen? Otherwise.. they aren't that complicated but you kinda have to know what to look for and what to not touch in order to repair them.. Not sure this helped or not but hope so,,,
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Rick

Posted on Nov 22, 2008

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