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Ice maker My ice maker quit working and now there is a red light flashing by the ice maker control, have any ideas

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My Ice maker quit working but I still have water at the dispenser

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Re: ice maker - Kenmore 53642 / 53644 Side by Side Refrigerator Refrigerators

Poss a problem with a blocked filter?

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