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Water not filling up the icemaker

We have a Whirlpool GS6SHESNQ00, about a year old. The icemaker stopped making ice - we have replaced the motor module, which seems to be working now. The water isn't filling up the tray. We checked the heating element and it looks like it's is "open", but not sure if that could be part of the problem. We just don't get any water to the icemaker. Could this be a solenoid issue? Help if you can, we would appreciate it. Also, is you know where we could get a schematic of this icemaker - we would be your very best friend :)

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  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2008

    On a Frigidaire GLRS264ZA, we have same problem. The ice-maker itself is working but no water is coming in, therefore...no ice. I have isolated to the water inlet valve assembly but need a schematic - or some assistance.

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2008

    water is at the end of the feeding tube but will not enter the ice box

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2008

    I have a Kenmore refigerator that is 2 years old. The water will not go into the icemaker. I get water thru the door so I don't think it is clogged. The water is at the same pressure it has always been, so I don't think it is a water issue. Could it be a bad senor, so the ice maker isn't reading that the ice is empty?

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    NOT MAKING ICE

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You either have a frozen water fill tube or bad water valve. The valve is located in the back of the refrigerator. There is a 1/4 inch tube going from the valve and up the back of the refrigerator to the ice maker fill tube. I would take the tube off at the valve and try blowing thru it. If you can, the valve is bad. If you can't, the fill tube is frozen. If frozen, squirt hot water into the fill tube where the ice maker is located. Hold a cup to catch the water. You will have to remove the ice maker in most cases to do this. Good luck, Mack

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It sounds as tho you do have solenoid prob.but it could also be an ice over sit at your water inlet tube that is situated near icemaker.

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