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Amana scd23vw just need to know how to adjust water knob on the icemaker. water is going in but they are small. just replace the water inlet valve. thanks

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How do you open up the light bulb case on the Amana side by side SQD23VW ? Lots of screws

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Attempt to pry off the plastic cover over the ice-maker (or look for screws). You should see at least one screw adjustment and clockwise turn is more water.

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No water being delivered to the ice maker tray . Water in the door works, new water filter. Tried disconnecting power for 5 mins. Can the water intake freeze. Should I let the freezer defrost ???

There is a tube that feeds the icemaker if you follow the water line from the inlet valve up the back of fridge and remove full tube you can see any ice buildup or try these.

There are only 3 things that will prevent an icemaker from not making ice.

1) Temperature in freezer. Most icemakers require that the temp in the freezer is at a minium of 6 degrees. If the thermostat in the icemaker is not reading this temp or below it will not let the icemaker call for water to make ice.

2) Icemaker. Is the arm on the icemaker in the correct position. Most models the arm should be down to operate and up to be off. Faulty icemaker. The internal components of the icemaker may have went out.

3) Water inlet valve. If the silinoid for the icemaker on the inlet valve is stuck it will not allow water to the icemaker. Over time inlet valves wear out.

Troubleshooting- Check the temp in freezer. If not 6 degrees or below you have another problem with your freezer. If at 6 degrees or below and you have ice and water through door unplug fridge, switch the two hoses from the inlet valve (NOT Possible on all inlets so check to make sure you can remove the hoses by pushing in on the cylinder that hose feeds into and pulling hose out) Switch the hoses than press the water through door feature. If you get water inlet valve is good. If you dont have ice and water though door than have your inlet valve tested. If inlet is good and temp is good replace icemaker. If you have any questions or need further assistance please respond. Thank you

Aug 01, 2011 | Amana 22.6 cu. ft. Side-By-Side...

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If it overfills and drips, look for an adjustment behind the plastic endcover with a +/- on it. - is less water.
If it continuously drips, replace the water inlet valve on the back where the house water supply comes in.

Nov 04, 2010 | Amana 22.6 cu. ft. Side-By-Side...

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Need to find water filter on my amana model scd23vw refrig.

Install Water Filtration Cartridge (some
a. Remove bypass cartridge from water filter head in rear
right corner of refrigerator section. Twist cartridge
counterclockwise 1/4 turn and pull down to remove.
Save bypass for use at a later date.
b. See Water Filtration System Installation and
Operating Instructions provided with water filter
cartridge for filter installation and operation.

Aug 16, 2010 | Amana Refrigerators

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Too much water in amana bottom freezer ice maker

Try closing the valve partially on the incoming water to the icemaker. Close it to a trickle. Water is fed to the icemaker by a short timer. Too much water pressure means too much water. If this helps it but not solve it, get the spec sheet for the icemaker and adjust to make cubes smaller. This shortens the timer. If no joy, you may need to replace icemaker module.

Sep 01, 2009 | Amana Easy Reach AFD2535DE Bottom Freezer...

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My refrigerator does not make ice. I have to manually poor water in the icemaker to make ice.My water dispencer works but no water refills ice maker

Hi, The first thing you want to check is the inlet tube where the water spills into the icemaker. Most of the time, the tube gets plugged with ice preventing the ice maker to fill. If there are no blockages, check the inlet valve on the ice maker side of the valve. You can test the valve when the ice maker cycles and see if it is getting 120V. If there is voltage and the solenoid does not engage, replace the inlet valve.
Please let me know if this helps you or if I can assist you further.


Jul 26, 2009 | Amana ASD2625KE Side by Side Refrigerator

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The icemaker overfills and the water keeps running and runs out of the fridge onto the floor

Hi, If the ice maker is overflowing, you will need to change the inlet valve. The inlet valve should only draw water when 120V is sent to the solenoid to open it. The inlet valve is located in back and has the water supply tube attached to it.
I hope this helps you. If I can assist you further, please let me know.


Jun 05, 2009 | Amana ASB 2623 Side by Side Refrigerator

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Have Amana side-by-side about 14 yrs old. The icemaker overfills ice tray by about 8oz of water? Please help!

Unless someone has made a water level adjustment there is,
Only one repair. Replace the ice maker.
If someone has made a water level adjustment you can try this.
Remove the ice maker plastic cover. Locate the water level screw adjust it to a minimum setting and try it there.
If that does not correct the problem, replace the ice maker.

May 26, 2009 | Amana SXD524VW Side by Side Refrigerator

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Ice maker overflows

The Icemaker may not be dumping the cubes after they freeze then more water pours in on top of them. The icemaker has a heater which turns the cubes loose and allows them to dump. You may find someone to work on an icemaker, not sure. If this is the case, I would replace the icemaker.

Dec 16, 2008 | Amana Refrigerators

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Icemaker does not work

Hello Netmindr32,
You will need to replace your inlet valve. The problem is the water is slowly leaking into your icemaker fill line and freezing up. You will have a double inlet valve and the line going to your dispencer may be working fine but the one going to the icemaker is not sealing off. Be sure to defrost all the ice out after replacing the inlet valve. And please allow several cycles of your icemaker before it makes its first batch. It can take 2-3 cycles to fill lines and filters depending on your model. Lots of luck to you and please let me know if this helped you.

Apr 30, 2008 | Refrigerators

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