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Model ED20PK does it have a water filter and where?

Can an old water filter keep water from getting to the ice maker?

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Yes it can. Water filters will allow less and less water to pass through as time goes on. For that reason, resturants install pressure gauges before and after the filters to moniter water flow. If there is no water then the ice maker cannot make ice. Please let me know if there is anything else that I can help you with.

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Hello jitkagardner,
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You said, The ice maker in my whirlpool gold refrigerator Model No, GR2FHTXTBOO, is not working.

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When have you last changed the water filter.
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