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The whirlpool icemaker isn't working. There's no water coming out of the icemaker water line(the water is dispensing from the door however). Both infrared lights are on, displaying the red light, and when the beam is broken, the infrared lights go out. Please advice. Thanks. Nik.

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Also, check for a frozen fill line too the ice maker. It's the black rubber tube. Try to squeeze it and see if it's blocked with ice.

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Try swapping the wires on the dual water inlet valve. Then try the water dispenser. The water should go to the ice maker. This will tell you weather or not the ice maker valve is working and if the line is clear.

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