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Ice maker not working doesn't fill or dump or make any noise, stopped suddenly

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Make sure the lever is down first . if so ,pour about 1/2 cup of water into icemaker and see if it harvests (dumps) . If it harvests , then the water valve is bad . If not , and the ice stays in the icemaker , then the icemaker is bad .

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

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SOURCE: kenmore ice maker filled with ice, but not dumping. light blinking next to ice maker switch

unfortunately, the heater is molded into the unit.
without testing every part of the icemaker there is now way to be certain which of the following has failed...

USING THIS DIAGRAM -

#11 is the heater assembly
#17 is the thermostat that controls the heater.

An entire unit replacement is not necessary.

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Posted on May 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Ice Maker does not dump ice

IF THE ICEMAKER IS TURNING AND NOT DUMPING YOU NEED TO REPLACE THE ICEMAKER ***.

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Posted on Jan 12, 2010

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SOURCE: ice maker not working

That is most likely the ice mold thermostat. An easy fix.

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Posted on Feb 11, 2010

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