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Side-by-side whirlpool ed5lhaxmb11 freezer no longer makes ice. I can still get water out of line

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It could be an accumulation of debris in the ice maker fill valve that has been coming through the water line.
You will need to remove the ice maker and disassemble it to remove the fill valve.
If you know how to safely energize the fill valve you can try to back-flush it, if you don't then take it to an appliance repair company.

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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No longer making ice


Hello, Is the freezer cold enough? Should be close to 10 degrees.
Is there water or ice in the ice mold? If not put water in it and see if it dumps the ice after it’s frozen. If there is ice, lift the cut off arm and let it drop to see if it will start.
If it does dump the ice but don’t refill with water.
Try swapping the wires on the dual water inlet valve. Then try the water dispenser. The water should go to the ice maker. This will tell you weather or not the ice maker valve is working and if the line is clear.

The water inlet valve on the back of unit opens when the ice maker needs water. If the valve doesn't seal good because of sediment or wear it will continue to drip and when the water reaches the ice maker supply tube it will freeze. You can take the water line off the valve and watch to see if it drips.

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Jul 12, 2010 | Whirlpool 25.3 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side...

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Whirlpool refridgerator is leaking water on the freezer side (side by side refridgerator) onto the floor. The ice machine was overflowing with ice and has frozen ice in the ice maker that won't budge. We...


WAS IT LEAKING FROM INSIDE THE FREEZER OR FROM BOTTOM OF FRIDGE? ONCE IN A WHILE YOU NEED TO TAKE OUT THE ICE BIN AND DUMP ICE OUT AND CLEAN IT. HOW CAN THE ICE MACHINE OVERFLOW WITH ICE WHEN THE ICE IN THE TRAY WON'T BUDGE? NEED CLARIFICATION. SOUNDS LIKE YOU EITHER HAVE A BAD ICE MAKER MODULE OR THE SOLENOID FOR THE ICE ON THE WATER VALVE IS BAD.

Jan 24, 2010 | Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...

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Whirlpool ice maker makes impure ice but the water is crystal clear and good. replaced filter and cleaned ice maker tray ect.... no change. Is there a way to sanitize the water line to the ice maker?


what you are seeing in the ice is the impurities in you water. you wont see them until the water freezes because you are trying to freeze the "H2O" and not the calcium and magnesium. those are what causes your ice to look cloudy.
filtering the water does help but you cant get perfectly clear ice with this type of an ice maker.
when you see "store bought" ice and it is clear, that is because it is made a different way to prevent the impurities from forming in the ice.
also the longer the ice is in your freezer, the more it will absorb from the air causing even more cloudiness.

Jan 06, 2010 | Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...

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I have a whirlpool fridge with the freezer on top. The ice maker is not making ice quickly. How can I fix this?


Good day,
As a general rule refrigerator ice makers don't really make ice cubes very fast.
Things that could increase the production are.
1. Set the freezer to a colder setting. That control is usually on a whirlpool is called an air control.
2. Setting the refrigerator control colder, while also help since setting it to a colder setting will actually make both compartments colder.
3. The ice maker produces ice when it's internal thermostat reaches approx. 14 degrees.
You have no control of that function.
4. If the cubes are on the small side, the water valve on the back bottom of the machine may need to be replaced.
5. Along that same line, the water supply line from the house and it's fittings could be starting to restrict, not supplying enough water pressure.
The line, unless plastic, and the valve would need either be removed and cleaned or replaced with new.

Dec 12, 2009 | Whirlpool 21.0 cu. ft. Top Freezer...

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I have a whirlpool side by side refridgerator about a year or more ago the water dispenser stopped working and now the ice cube dispenser also stopped working it is no longer making ice into the container....


Your water line into the refrigerator is probably plugged up. First, check at the cut-off valve where the house water connects to the refrigerator water line. Mineral deposits often form in these small valves and can block the water flow.

The other possibility is a blocked water line within the refrigerator. Plastic weedeater line works very well to clean out these lines.

Oct 10, 2009 | Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...

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TURN OFF FREEZER HALF TO DEFROST WATER LINE THAT FEED ICE MAKER


Just turn the refrigerator off inside on control panel. Then get a hair dryer and melt the ice away from the tube taking care not to get plastic too hot. Sea Breeze

May 22, 2009 | Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...

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Broken ice maker in whirlpool side by side refrig model no.ed2ghgxmq00


1. Check freezer temp. Above 5 degrees? Icemaker will not start. 2. Make sure there is water coming to the refrigerator from the supply line. 3. Is the refrigerator clean underneath? Fan running? Dirty refer bottom can cause high freezer temps, see #1. Ideal freezer temp is -5. Icemaker and valve should be checked by a service tech.

Jun 26, 2008 | Whirlpool ED2FHSS Side by Side...

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Whirlpool ED5LHAXMB11 Refrigerator side by side


check your module itself on the ice maker make sure the plactic piece that turn the motor is not broke off if you can move the injector blades up and down without force that could be your issue to check you ice make sensor open the freezer and push the light switch 3 times you should get a solid red light where you can turn your ice maker on or off if that is not solid it is the computer chips that are in the freezer liner if all that checks then replace the water valve

Mar 11, 2008 | Whirlpool GS6NBEXR Side by Side...

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Water line to ice maker frozen


Check to make sure that the damper between the freezer and fridge is not broken or frozen open. Make sure that you shut off the water supply to the fridge until you get this fixed because the line could crack and then you could flood the house.

Jan 20, 2008 | Whirlpool GS6NBEXR Side by Side...

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