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Turn the water supply off to the fridge, make sure the bailer wire (ice level bar) is in the down position. let the Ice maker run thru its cycle. When the cycle is complete the fingers that push out the cubes should all be down. Unplug the fridge for about 5 min. During this time turn the water supply back on. Plug the fridge back in and let it run thru a few cycles. This should reset the icemaker cycle. As a note: you should be able to hear the water turn on with a solid thump as the valve opens to fill the cube trays inside the icemaker.
I have not worked on this model before but on the whirlpool they have a bar as well. you can turn off ice maker by pushing it up and it locks in place to stop ice production. if u want it to make ice u push it up slightly and it should move down. also check the ice maker tray to be sure u are getting water to the tray. if u get the bar to go down and no water comes in then check that u have water at the back of fridge.. if u have water there but not in the tray then you may have a bad water inlet valve on back of fridge.
Ice makers are some of the most worked part of a refrigerator and have about a five year lifespan. There are just too many things that can go wrong that can stop the ice making process. To explain the process of a Whirlpool ice maker I am going to post a Whirlpool Ice Maker Troubling pdf and a short YouTube Icemaker Repair toutorial. If you have any questions I will be here to assist you, Thanks Sea Breeze
Well if your ice cube bucket is on the freezer door it self then it could be anything from the optics system to a bad icemaker to a water valve issue...if its located on the side freezer wall. the water valve could be bad or the i/m module/icemaker
The icemaker requires a water pressure of 1.5 - 8.5kgf/cm2. It is
acceptable if the water supply fills a cup of 180cc with water in 3
seconds. The icemaker produces small cubes if the water fed into it is
not enough and lumped together if too much water is supplied. In order
to obtain the desired size of ice cubes, the amount of water supplied
to the ice maker needs to be adjusted. Adjust the valve supplying water
to the icemaker or the unit in general in such a way that right amount
of water fills the ice tray.
Pour about 1/2 cup of water into icemaker . If it dumps the cubes but does not fill with water , replace the water valve ( the part that the line from the wall connects to on the fridge ) . If the icemaker does not dump the cubes , replace the icemaker . Be sure the coils are clean of dust , lint , etc... as this will not let the freezer get cold enough for the icemaker to dump .
the cubes that come out of most plastic trays are alot larger than the cubes harvested by the icemaker. these cubes can jam and cause the bucket to break. if you can find plastic trays that have smaller cubes it would probably work ok..peyton
What kind of ice maker do you have? Is it "Ice Maker Plus"? Pull the ice bucket out so you can get a better view.
On the back of the freezer is a spout ramp that should connect to the back of the ice tray water deflector that the wire connects to. (I know, It's cold in there). The water deflector is connected to the back of the ice tray which sends the water to the tray. It should snap in.