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The water solinoid is not sending water to my ice tray

The sensor light is not blocked and ice is not built up. the water side works. the ice side does not. i have disconected the water line that goes to the ice maker and san blow air through it. the line is not clogged.

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  • nby6000 May 17, 2009

    bEFORE THE NO ICE ISSUE BECAME PERMANENT the ice maker would go on strike, then change into high gear and constantly make ice no matter what position the 'full bar' was in ( on or off). Could this be adifferent issue

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Had the same problem. As long as the ice machine is still moving, meaning its working but just no water is getting to the ice tray.  order part #2205762 valve, solenoid and change it out.  It is not hard to do if you pay attention to how you take the old one out.

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I have a Maytag side by side fridge and freezer with water, crushed & cubed ice in the freezer door. the water dispenser works fine but I'm getting no water to the ice tray. I replaced the pump located at the rear bottom left side of the unit next to where the water line is connected. There are 2 pumps. 1 feeds the water dispenser in the door and the other feeds the ice tray. Eventhough, there are 2 pumps, they are made as 1 unit. The water line connects to the line that goes up to the water filter on the fridge side. the line comes back down from the other side of the filter and goes to the top of the pump and feeds both the water dispenser and ice tray pumps. one is yellow and the other is brown. This is the part that needs to be replaced. Cost was about $33 including shipping. To replace, disconnect plastic water lines by prying up the insert holding lines in place and pulling the plastic lines from the pumps. Do not cut these lines. The replacement pumps will have new inserts. leave them in place and simply push the plastic lines into pump as far as they will go. They didn't leak. The unit worked like a charm. Now I'm getting ice like I did when the unit was new. My model # is
MSD2351HEW. Good luck!!!

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