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Ice maker been working fine, just stopped?

Everything is hooked up everything has been working fine, . . suddenly stopped producing ice?

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  • josephtoots Jan 31, 2009

    Only the ice maker not working --- Where is the solenoid for the water and ice maker

  • mthomas243 Jan 31, 2009

    the solenoids are usually on the back of the refrigerator behind the "cardboard" covinring toward or at the bottom. Remove the cardboard the solenoids are the inlet valve that the water is attached to from the wall. Once there you can change the solenoid sends to check the water flow tot he ice maker.

  • mthomas243 Feb 01, 2009

    ok, I switched the solenoid sends and the water flowed great. SO, does it mean that the line is frozen or that the ice maker is just not working?

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Where are the solenoids

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  • josephtoots Jan 31, 2009

    where are the solenoids located for the water and ice -maker

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If no ice is being made at all it is probably one of three problems. The ice maker itself needs replacing. The water inlet valve needs replacing. Or the freezer is not 10 degrees or less. You will need to test the water valve solenoids. If you have water in the door then there will be two solenoids. One for the ice maker water and one for the water in the door. They are both mounted on the same assembly. The easiest way for you to test is with a meter. You want to check for continuity on the solenoid for the ice maker. If no continuity, it is bad. If you have both water in the door and ice maker and no meter you can swap the two quick disconnects on the two solenoids and then see if you still get water from the door by now using the other solenoid. If you do not, then you know that, that solenoid is bad. If the soloind is good then you probably have a bad ice maker not calling the ice maker fill valve to allow water.

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  • noreturn Feb 01, 2009

    I maybe missing it but if you have a model number and it is a USA model I could look it up and tell you exactly which side. But with what we have posted here we will go with where it normally is. On the rear of the frig at the very bottom on the left or the right side. You will see the water line on the floor and it connects to the valve assembly. Mounted on the top of the assembly with quick disconnect wire connections are solenoids.

  • noreturn Feb 01, 2009

    Hello - On the rear, at the very bottom, on the left or right side depending on model number. Look for the water line. It goes right to the valve assembly. Mounted on it is the selonoids


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