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Maytag ice maker: if the valve is the problem, is it expensive to

Maytag model MFD2560HES: Does not make ice. Water dispenser works. What are the possible problems? If the valve is the problem, is it expensive to fix?

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Make sure the IM is in the ON position and free to move. Check the water supply from the valve to the IM for obstructions(Ice in fill tube). When the IM cycles there should be a buzz/humm for 45 seconds when it is calling for water. The valves are not expensive but you want to be sure that is the problem befor you purchase.
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