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Ice maker problem

Will not make ice. water is switched on. ice tray is not filling with water.

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Re: ice maker problem

Hi welem.....Is the bin arm in the down position??If not,the icemaker thinks its full and won't make or cycle any more ice.Other than that you may have a clogged or bad water solanoid valve.Located where the water enters the unit.

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Notwithstanding the ABSENCE of MAKE+MODEL...

Nothing came through with your "question"... ERGO

Most, generally & typically should be in front of everything that looks or sounds like a FACT.

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