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Whirlpool gd5shaxkqoo side by side ice maker

Ice maker will not make over a half full bucket of ice. Have checked ice maker motor, thermostat and heater element. Checked diagnostics code, get 3 pulses. Dis-connected receicer board and jumpered black to black-white wire, still only get 1/2 bucket of ice. Freezer temp. is 5 deg or lower. Ref was purchased in Nov.,2001, but it appears to have the 2002 design boards in the RF circuit. Any help will be appreciated, doing this for a disabled lady, don't want to buy any un-nesseary parts.

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Re: whirlpool gd5shaxkqoo side by side ice maker

Hi. It takes approximatly 3 days to fill the ice container. If it is filling it half way, it should fill it all the way. There is no reason for it to stop making ice unless a cube gets stuck occasionally. Try replacing the water filter. If you are using reverse osmosis to filter your refrigerator water then that is your problem. Refrigerator ice makers don't work well with most reverse osmosis systems. Good luck, Mack

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