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Ice maker in my side-by-side Kenmore elite coldspot does not work

There is no water getting to the ice maker, but there is water going to the water dispenser in the door.  I understand it may be the ice maker valve but am not sure where it is located.

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  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    Same problem , no ice only water .

  • bill_955 Jan 01, 2009

    water not flowing to ice maker but water dispencer is working

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We had the same problem and just now fixed it. It turned out to be ice in the filler tube. Could not see the ice build up in the tube until we took out the ice maker. My husband put his fingers around the tube for about a minute and squeezed the tube at the top until the ice dropped out. Hopefully this is all that is wrong with yours. Good Luck!!!

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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Same thing. Water dispenser okay but no water to ice...

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