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Model #TXI22R2W Moved from one house to another freezing weather outside. Flushed line and connected. 2 Days no Ice Arm moving and fingers rotating like clockwork.Tested elec. valve and flushed oem supply line up to fitting okay sofar still no ice no water in tray. suspected frozen supply tube warmed with heat gun waiting on next cycle to test for 120v at maker head/valvetest hole. Please offer ideas, Thanks Andy

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The seals in electronic control valve became brittle from being dry. Replacing the valve assy corrected the problem.

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