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Icemaker will not dispense tho ice is in drawer,

Ice makes, falls into holder, but does not dispense, motor cannot be heard when dispense lever is pressed, water still dispenses...

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There 2 possibilities the auger motor is bad or loose wiring connection or the control switch is bad in the dispenser control. I can assist you if you like. Will wait to hear from you, Sea Breeze

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    You are welcome to email me or call me to get further assistance on the solution. I want to get you fixed. Sea Breeze

    appliancepartsse@yahoo.com 864-812-1887 leave name and number and I will return your call.

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    John Tripp Aug 12, 2009

    OK
    Capitalistfi By now you should have the manual and we will start by unplugging your model and having a look at the door switch WR23X10161 Door Switch



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