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Re model PDS20SFSBLSS- profile- bottom freezer- Not making ice and I can't get the new water filter installed per the directions-specifically the direction of having the blade on the end of the cartridge positioned vertically. It was horizontal when I took it out and and that is the only way I can get the new one in-

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  • LoisNYC Feb 01, 2010

    Is the reason that ice did not start being made because the filter was inserted and the blade was horizontal & not vertical. Please help me get the icemaker working.

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Do you have the bi pass cap that was originly there? put it back on that way u an make sure your icem is working correctly. if so, then this filter should only go in one way. look inside the cavity for alignment pins. good luck. repost if needed.

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Can you turn the filter to lock it in once you get it in in the horizontal postilion?
If not, look in the place you put the filter and see if you can realign the slots the filter fits in.

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    Try swapping the wires on the dual water inlet valve. It’s
    on the back where the water supply comes in. Then try the water dispenser. The
    water should go to the ice maker. This will tell you weather or not the ice
    maker valve is working and if the line is clear.





    The water inlet valve on the back of unit opens when the ice
    maker needs water. If the valve doesn't seal good because of sediment or wear
    it will continue to drip and when the water reaches the ice maker supply tube
    it will freeze blocking the fill tube..
    You can take the water line off the valve and watch to see if it drips.




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