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No water Water does not flow. Solenoid water line attaches to never opens. I have checked solenoid and it works fine. Ice maker was replaced by a technician and nothing since. Could he have turned water off in service mode or a switch somewhere?

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  • larasboys Apr 14, 2014

    Door switches are fine. The other 2 solenoids next to this one switch on but it does not. I checked the filter to make sure the door was closed and it is.

  • larasboys Apr 14, 2014

    NO ICE as the water cannot pass through the first solenoid the water supple to the fridge passes through. This is the faulty solenoid

  • larasboys Apr 14, 2014

    Ice works as the fridge comes on to let water through for ice just no water for water side of things

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If you are getting ice then you still have a water supply. If not then make sure the water is turned on behind the fridge. I would next check for power to the solenoid when the door switch is pushed. Then check to make sure there is power to the switch. My best guess it that you have a faulty door switch or the wire was accidentally loosened or taken off when the person was working on the ice.

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  • larasboys Apr 14, 2014

    Door switches are fine. The other 2 solenoids next to this one switch on but it does not. I checked the filter to make sure the door was closed and it is. NO ICE as the water cannot pass through the first solenoid the water supple to the fridge passes through. This is the faulty solenoid

  • Colin Apr 14, 2014

    Sounds like a faulty solenoid. Conform by making sure there is power to the solenoid and it is being activated. If there is power there then the solenoid is either stuck or you have a faulty coil, either way it will need to be replaced.

  • larasboys Apr 14, 2014

    Solenoid is fine. I plugged it into one of the other plugs and it operates fine. It is not getting the power to switch on. Does anyone have a circuit diagram for this beast?

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Check the following:
 Is the freezer door closed completely?
 Is the ice storage bin installed correctly?
 Is there ice in the storage bin?
 Has the ice frozen in the storage bin?
 Is ice stuck in the delivery chute?
 Has the wrong ice been added to the storage bin? Use only
cubes produced by the current ice maker.
 Has the ice melted around the auger (metal spiral) in the
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Dump the ice cubes and clean the ice storage
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 Is the ice dispenser stalling while dispensing “crushed”
ice?
Change the ice button from “crushed” to “cubed.” If
cubed ice dispenses correctly, depress the button for
“crushed” ice and begin dispensing again.
 Has the dispenser arm been held in too long? Ice will stop
dispensing when the arm is held in too long. Wait 3 minutes
for dispenser motor to reset before using again.

The ON/OFF switch is located on the top right side of the freezer
compartment.
To turn the ice maker on, slide the control to the ON (left) position.
To manually turn the ice maker off, slide the control to the OFF
(right) position.
NOTE: Your ice maker has an automatic shutoff. The ice maker
sensors will automatically stop ice production, but the control will
remain in the ON (left) position

REMEMBER:
 Allow 24 hours to produce the first batch of ice. Discard the
first three batches of ice produced.
 The quality of your ice will be only as good as the quality of the
water supplied to your ice maker. Avoid connecting the ice
maker to a softened water supply. Water softener chemicals
(such as salt) can damage parts of the ice maker and lead to
poor quality ice. If a softened water supply cannot be avoided,
make sure the water softener is operating properly and is well
maintained

The Dispenser Lock (on some models)
Your dispenser can be turned off for easy cleaning or to prevent
unintentional dispensing by small children and pets.
NOTE: The lock feature does not shut off power to the product, to
the ice maker, or to the dispenser light. It simply deactivates the
dispenser levers. The ice and water dispensers will not work.
Style 1: Press the LOCK BUTTON to lock the dispenser. Press the
UNLOCK button to unlock the dispenser.
Style 2: Press and hold the LOCK OUT button to lock the
dispenser. Press and hold the LOCK OUT button a second time to
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Two possible answers on this one. The water control valve for the ice maker is defective or the switches inside the front of ice maker are stuck.
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If your water valve is good and your filter is not in need of replacing then you probable need a new icemaker, yes.

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cheek the condenser fan.if its opration is not correct.

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