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I have a 6 year old side by side Whirlpool Refrigerator and the ice maker stopped working. It is still getting water and there is no ice jammed. Any ideas on what to do?

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U need a new im module on the front of the icemaker,,,,,,,,, It could be ur water valve possibly but u say ur gettin water so prob not... the module is all u need but it is also included on a new im maker if u were to buy one but its not necesssary.. there about the same price go figure ....... u will need whirlpool part number W10190935.... go to repairclinic.com to see a picture of it ,,, all u do is remove the whitr cover piece that just snaps over the end of the im unscrew it and install the new one... good luck

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