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Ice maker quite working, changed filter checked temperature and after 24 hours it still is not working.

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  • ccjbrb Dec 09, 2008

    there is no water in the cube well

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Put your finger in well cube well and see if your getting water to it<let me know-mike

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  • MIKE major Dec 09, 2008

    then you must replace the inlet water supply valve on the lower back of frig.,you can get one from sears .com click on parts put in your model number and order your part,or get it from your local appliance part store-mike

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