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Ice Maker I have a Kenmore 106.9547610 with ice maker. The ice started tasting funny so I turned off the ice maker and put in a filter. Then is would run through its cycle but didn't fill with water. I have replaced the solenoid and put in a new ice maker and still no ice. THe new ice maker doesn't run through the normal cycle.

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First, are you getting water at the door? If not, the filter is installed wrong or there is some packing on the filter you didn't remove.

Posted on Jan 10, 2008

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