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Our ice maker does not work. The inlet where the water goes into the place to make ice, is not frozen & i put water in there to see if it would work. The water froze, but did not drop into the storage container. The water comes out of the door with no problem. Any help solving this issue would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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You should check whether or not the icemaker (I am assuming it is an in-freezer model and not a stand-alone comercial icemaker) is is getting power from the plug in the freezer, and from there checking the switch on the arm that senses whether or not the storage container is full of ice

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