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Ice dispenser does't work/neither does dispenser light

I have a kenmore elite side by side.  I bought it from someone and there is no model number anywhere on the refrigerator.  I have replaced some parts i.e. the infared sensor which starts and stops the ice maker when ice bin is full, with only part numbers off the old parts. 

The problem is that the ice maker makes ice, and the water comes out of the dispenser, but no ice from the dispenser.  The light does not work either.  Bulb is good.  I have checked the voltage to the light and power is 80 volts on both sides when checked to ground. 

Some time ago I thought I fixed the problem but just a fluke.  Does anyone have a wiring diagram or know what the voltages are.  I have part numbers which I can give you.  When the light came on then the ice dispenser worked.  The light when off no dispenser motor.  If press the dispenser lock  it shuts off the power to all controls, even if that are incorrect voltages.

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