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Water is not getting to the ice maker, water is coming out of the dispenser. Water was turned off temporarily to replace a sink. Now no ice.

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  • joes490 Jan 19, 2009

    I had similar problem. Water OK, but it went to fill icemaker, water flooded the freezer and when opened,my kitchen floor. Did you get any answers? Thanks,Joe

  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    I pulled the fridge last night because both ice and water were not working and checked to be sure I had a good water supply to the fridge itself. Once checked, I turned the water supply back on, and water dispenser worked again, but no ice is being made. Have to believe that the water supply to the ice maker is most likely froze up. Wondering if I'll need to shut down the whole thing and let it thaw out before it starts making ice again.

  • Tyler Otto Jan 27, 2009

    Can't get the ice maker to produce ice. Just stopped all of the sudden a couple weeks back. Can't figure it out. Tried unplugging the fridge and then plugging it in again. Could ice-maker water line be frozen? Could the problem be else where? I have the type 2 system with the icemaker on/off switch. Anybody have any ideas here? Thanks, Tyler




  • rmdlp2008 Feb 11, 2009

    water pressure in door was low or non-existant. no water getting to ice-maker....changed water supply line to fridge....now water pressure in door is fine, but still not getting water to icemaker....doesn't seem to be frozen at icemaker...anyone help?

  • Carlton Hairston Feb 21, 2009

    Ice maker is not making Ice! Problem started about 2/13/09. This has happened before but it was that the door was not closing tight ( Too many things stuffed in the freezer)

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Get a test cord(lamp cord with 2 spade clips) Power up the water valve for a sec and see if water comes out.

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