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Ice maker won't fill with water

I can hear the ice maker activate, but no water fills the tray. Also the water dispenser on the front of the unit doesn't dispense water. I have checked the line and water flows to the back of the refridgerator. Is there a switch or solenoid or something that needs replaced?

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Replace selenoid valve

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There is a soleniod near where the ice line hooks in, Take it off and clean it with hot water and soap, if that does not fix it it may be bad

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