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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: my ge icemaker will not

The refrigerator has a duel water valve, one for the ice-maker and one for the water dispenser (if equipped). The valve that the ice-maker relies on may be bad, or it could be the ice-maker itself. 
Another thing that could cause it would be the temperatures in the freezer. The ice-maker will not call for water until it reaches under 15 degrees. In addition, check the water tube behind the ice-maker to make sure it is not frozen, blocking more water from entering. The water does not go to the ice-maker or thru the filter unless the ice-maker turns on the water valve.

if you already checked this and think it is a different problem then let me know, i will help you figure it out. 
Mike  

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

Maytag317
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SOURCE: Ice maker water line freezes

Hi, it sounds like the water valve is leaking just enough to cause the water to freeze in the inlet tube. This is the most common fix.
If I can assist you further, please let me know.

Thanks
Vic

Posted on May 15, 2009

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SOURCE: My icemaker is not working. Water not filling tray

Probably the valve that feeds water to the ice maker leaks and this water freezes up at the filling tube to the ice maker and the water doesn't go through, but if the filling tube is not frozen and the ice maker doesn't call for water the problem is in the ice maker inside board ,if so you should replace the ice maker.

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

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SOURCE: ice freezes into one solid block and won't dump out of the tray

remove cube tray from ice maker. clean with limeaway adn rinse. Spray with a light coating of PAM cooking spray. wipe dry and reinstall. be careful not to damage the sensor ( in center of tray)

Posted on Aug 26, 2009

Sea Breeze
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SOURCE: Excess water delivered to ice maker

That will depend on type of ice maker and model number of refrigerator. At times the water control valve will stick because of age or just leaking while off like a dripping faucet. Can you find model number of your whirlpool? I do have some repair manuals for ice makers if they are not the electronic type. Sea Breeze

Posted on May 22, 2010

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