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Ice maker not working but the water side works ok the ice maker does not work when the arm is down you can raise the arm and wait a few min. then put it down the cube maker starts to turn but no ice water is on but no ice

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You need to see if you are getting water to the icemaker. Simply stick a (clean) finger in the ice maker on the water side. You should feel solid ice of water. There is a problem if it is dry. This is often misdiagnosed as a water valve or filter problem. More often the ice maker head (unit) is bad. There are small contacts inside that wear or burn. The unit can not send a signal for water if contact is not made. Hope this help.

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