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Ice maker stopped working

I raised the temp in the freezer section just a little, and the icemaker stopped working. when i raised the temp again nothing happended. I turned off the refridg for a little while and then restarted. a while later a row of ice started to form, and then just stopped. any suggestions?

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I have the same problem with my whirlpool every once in a while, and I found out that if I run a hot air dryer at the back of the fridge where the water tube comes in and along the ice maker it loosens everything up. I think that for some reason the water freezes in the tube somehow and prevents a full cycle. When I am using the hair dryer i can feel the frozen ice come sliding out of the tube. Also I know when I am getting close to thawing everything out when the ice maker runs through a cycle while I am blowing the hot air on it. Good luck.

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  • fishdad Dec 16, 2007

    P.S. Let me know if this works for you because if not, maybe I should learn to keep my mouth shut. :-) I just know I have to do this about every three months.



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