Question about Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator with In-Door-Ice Dispensing System

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Icemaker is not making ice at all. You can get water out but that's it.

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  • cncfixxer May 11, 2010

    Either the lever in the freezer is defective or the solenoid that puts water to the ice unit is bad. To check the solenoid look behind the rear cover where the tubing enters the unit. BE CAREFUL .. REMOVE POWER BEFORE DOING ANY WORK

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SOURCE: icemaker want stop making ice

The quick answer is to turn the water off to the refrigerator so it quits making until you get it fixed.
If your fridge has the control boards in each side of the freezer cabinet that controls the icemaker, then you have a failed board.
If you have a standard icemaker with the metal shutoff arm then you have a failed motor module in the icemaker.
You can remove the icemaker and unplug the wiring connector from it so you can leave the water on to the dispenser.
Post back if you need instructions on reparing it.

Posted on Oct 25, 2007

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The same thing happened to my Whirlpool gold. Defrost it for 24 hours and the ice maker now works.

Posted on Apr 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Gold Conquest IceMaker

HAVE YOU CHECKED YOUR WATER VALVE LOCATED AT THE BACK BOTTOM RIGHT OF THE APPLIANCE THAT MIGHT BE THE CAUSE OF THE ICE MAKER NOT WORKING.LET ME KNOW IF YOU REQUIR FURTHER ASSISTANCE.GOODLUCK.MOHAMED

Posted on Sep 16, 2008

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The most likely cause is the water solenoid behind the fridge. Take an ohm meter and test across the two terminals and it should NOT ohm out (beep). If it does not ohm out I would replace the P.C. Board kit, emitter & receiver icemaker control

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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Your unit has infered sensors on the frezzer left and right walls. There is a diagnostic test sheet brown in color in your kick plate.All you have to do is open frezzer door look on the right sensor it should blink twice followed by a 1-2 sec delay,if that is good press in flapper door on right sensor do not block path of infered beam you will not see a beam its invisable.Once you hold in flapper on right sensor the led should be solid.If solid optics are good if not solid led replace optic sensors

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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