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What tells the pure advantage ice maker on the electrolux m/n ew23bcp71is0 to call for water the water valve is good the tube is not frozen and the icemakr will cycle and harvest when forced to fill m

Water thru door ok ice makr wil lcycle but no water

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  • Joe Fazio Dec 09, 2012

    Richard I appreciate your opinion on this problem however I'm more inclined to suspect a bad relay in the ice makr electronic cntrl board as that is the brain for the entire command of the mechanical parts and the advantage pure ice system is not your typical 2 screw plug and play ice maker. It does have a couple of thermistors to read temp data for the brain to know when do do what so either the board or a sensor is faulty

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Dec 09, 2012

    OK, good luck.

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The ice maker itself calls for the water after the harvest cycle and if it is not filling then you will need to replace the ice maker since there are no serviceable part on the unit. Here is the ice maker to order.

Posted on Dec 09, 2012

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check your incoming water pressure, change the water filter recently? hollow ice cubes is a sign of low water pressure

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Mark, your water valve has screwed the pooch. Replace it. The part number is 2199838.

What's happening is this... the valve that fills your ice maker is by-passing a small amount of water. This water has to flow through that tube, right? When very small amounts (drop by drop) go through the IM fill tube, they flash freeze. Eventually they (the frozen drops of water) form a big block of ice inside the fill tube. This ice creates a blockage which creates back-pressure whenever the IM "calls" for water. The back pressure eventually blows the tube off of the connection behind the fridge.

You say that this happened over night... no way. If you look closely at the ice cubes that you IM has been making, you'll see that they are hollow. Hollow cubes means that your IM isn't getting enough water... (because the fill tube is blocked).

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good sign its flashing , woth door open depress the left side flap oppiste the blinkin light. does the light then go solid red??? i fso its an indication that the electricl eye is operating ok .
theres a screw 1/4 in. along the right side underneath the icemaker itself, youll need to removeit and the cover its holding down. you can then slide the ice maker assy foward and out of machine,There will be another litle tab along loeft side uder ice maker youll need to depress to ppulll unit out. pry off the white cover from front of the ice maker assy itself and have a look at the main gear 2 in. round, is it broken off, or on its way top breaking( sometimes the tabs that hold it on to the ice maker module itself break preventing operation, if this is the case youll need to repalce the ice maker assy.

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If your water valve is good and your filter is not in need of replacing then you probable need a new icemaker, yes.

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philbran
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SOURCE: Water wont fill ice maker

the relay is the ice maker , buy the kit that contains the valve and it is a complete new ice maker system.
easy to find at sears parts.
Phil

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