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Freezer working, not making ice; refrigerator not cooling

Yesterday, i found the freezer door ajar and some items defrosting. after closing the door, a few hours later everything seemed normal. this morning i found the temp slide for the refrigerator turned to a low setting, which caused the items to be warmer than usual. i pushed the temp slide over to cool side. this has been a few hours ago. it still isn't cooling like it i think it should and also now my ice maker isn't producing ice.

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  • Bc Hasting Jan 26, 2009

    my water line broke and therefor I had no water for 2 weeks !! I remembered to turn off the icemaker, now that I have wataer again, the ice maker makes sounds like it wants to draw the wataer to the trays but nothinh happens, I still have water access in the door...

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Look for excessive frost build up in the freezer, there may be a problem with the defrost cycle.

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