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Whirlpool side by side, 7 years old. not making ice

The trough that runs from the back of the freezer into the mechanizm that makes and dumps the ice seems to be frozen solid. the handle is in the down position and has been raised and lowered to try to fix the problem. This occurred about 3 days ago. I turned the temperature down on the freezer this morning to the lowest setting in hopes that the trough may thaw. The water dispenser still works correctly and the filter light is green and was replaced not too long ago. Any help that you may provide would be appreciated.

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Try using a hair dryer to thaw out the trough and remove the ice. please note the ice will run all the way up into the tube where it comes thru the cabinet.
this may have occured from your recent filter change as a new filter introdues alot of air into the water system and will cause these tubes to freeze up. in the future right after you replace your filter be sure to run aout 1/2 to 1 gallon of water thru water dispenser to clear air out of system. thx peyton

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