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Ice maker will not start, I have water coming out of the water disp, on front door but no water going to freeze

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First check to see if the water line is frozen in the freezer where it goes into the maker. use a hair drier to thaw it and then you should be ok. also how cold is the freezer most ice machines need around -2 to make good ice.

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