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Water will not come into the ice maker and the filter needs changing. Even though the filter needed changing before, water has never stopped coming into the ice maker. The line seems to be clear. Any suggestions?

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Replace the water inlet valve after making sure the tube which fills the icemaker is not frozen . If it is , replace the valve anyway . The valve is the piece which connects to the line to the wall on fridge .

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