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Ice maker freezes but doesn't eject the ice

Have whirlpool side by side model number fd2chqxkq
ice maker freezes but doesn't eject the ice

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Check that the shute and door is not frozen shut. You can check the power to and from the dispenser switch with an ohmmeter, test-light, or voltmeter to make sure it is not faulty. You can get parts and manual at repairclinic.com or partselect.com
This is the two most common problems for this problem.
Other than the dispenser motor itself which can become faulty. Check power to this as well.

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