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The ice maker no longer works, plastic line seems

The ice maker no longer works, what can check to see where the problem is. I already checked the bar to make sure it is in its correct position, water is turned on, etc. the easy stuff

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  • Keith Fournier May 11, 2010

    You checked that the water was on, but is it making it to the fridge? If so, do you hear a valve click, to fill up the ice?

  • 1Rellik1 May 11, 2010

    Do you hear the water valve (solenoid) click and/or hum? That has to happen first before any water will ever be allowed. If it works then there is some obstruction...plugged filter...frozen water in tube, etc.

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Check the water spout inside the freezer just above the ice tray at the back of the fridge to see if in is blocked with frozen water (ice). If so, you'll have to thaw it and replace it and try again.

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