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Ice maker not working right

The ice maker gets the water but won't dispense it. It has dispensed it only twice in almost 2 months. Its a whirlpool ED2VHG.

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  • dougiedoug66 May 25, 2009

    I am still not sure how to check it. I took the cover with 3 screws in it off and saw the thermostat. It looks like it has two pins coming from it. Do I need a meter to check it?

  • dougiedoug66 May 26, 2009

    Is there an adjustment screw on this ice maker that I can tweek so it works. I am just tryin to check everything out before I start checking continuity. And thatnks by the way for all the great advice. Doug

  • dougiedoug66 May 26, 2009

    That link won't work for some reason.

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Your ice maker has a thermostat inside that tell the ice maker to cycle. If the thermostat id defective the ice maker will not cycle. below is a picture of the break down parts. You can visit the link below and place model number ED2VHGXMQ00 into the model search feature. If the thermostat is good the contacts on that part will be on or show continuity through the 2 contacts only when freezing. Let me know, If I can help you further, Sea breeze click on link below and go to the page showing your refrigerator. On left of screen click on photo 12. The part below in photo is # 27 Sometimes older models are less expensive to replace with a complete new ice maker. Let me know if I can help you further, Thanks, Sea Breeze

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    John Tripp May 26, 2009

    You will need a meter and a little knowledge on what to look for . The ice maker inside your refrigerator can be powered up and you could be shocked or damage other parts of your refrigerator. Tell me when someone can follow with me. If you are sure you can do this then unplug the refrigerator and while the meter is set for continuity then we need to check the thermostat for a open or closed circuit while frozen.

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    John Tripp May 26, 2009

    When the thermostat shows a complete circuit through the two connections without one wire connected to it then it is good. But the thermostat tells the ice maker to cycle only when the thermostat is freezing. I realize this is a little complex to explain so if you want to give this a try I will be here to help you. Sea Breeze

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    John Tripp May 26, 2009

    I also can send you a A Whilpool Gold Ice Maker Repair manual without charge if you like. appliancepartsse@yahoo.com

  • John Tripp
    John Tripp May 26, 2009

    Yes, there are screws that can be tweaked but this can make things much worse if not done properly.

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    John Tripp May 26, 2009

    seabreezehvac at yahoo.com

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    John Tripp May 26, 2009

    email me at appliancepartsse@yahoo.com copy and paste to your email and I will send you the manual in PDF format If you do not have Adobe go to adobe.com and download the free version of adobe9 you also can reach me at seabreezehvac@yahoo.com

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Your dispenser can be turned off for easy cleaning or to prevent
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