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I have a whirpool refrigarator with the typical ice maker. The ice make doesn't work, it sounds like it's filing up with water but it doesn't produce ice. This the 2nd time I've had this problem. The 1st time I replaced the ice make. Is there a bigger problem or should I just replace the ice make again?

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Hi!!! In order to make ice the freezer needs to be at 5-10 degree if not then you will not produce ice.The thermostat inside the icemaker will not start.If you see the water coming in and no ice then you have to invest in another icemaker.I hate them.Good luck..

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