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Whirlpool icemaker not making ice

Ice maker is not working. Fill tube was filled with frozed ice. I thawed the part of the line I could reach in the freezer. Still no water/ice in icemaker. The light to the left of the icemaker in the freezer (where the optics are located to sense need to make more ice) is not lit. Should it be? When? Did the optics unit go bad and result in the frozen supply line, or are they 2 separate problems? Thanks for any help you can offer. Whirlpool Conquest side by side fridge model # GD25DIXHT02.

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  • duomo Mar 05, 2008

    no water into tray

  • PeeDaWee Mar 07, 2008

    My icemaker isn't making ice. We have water coming out of the refrigerator and have checked the celenoids and they're fine. We have an unersink RO syste with all new filters and we did remove the filter from the fridge.

  • TurboTammy May 11, 2008

    Our door was left open over night and all the ice in frozen together in the ice maker unit. How should I go about getting it out? I have turned the unit off on the switch by the optics.

  • dmsk Jul 22, 2008

    icemaker quit making ice. Has power to modulator tho.

  • Anonymous Aug 03, 2008

    Yes hi,My whirlpool was doing the same thing ,it was freezingup not able to put the ice cubes out.The fridge is about 3 years old.Any ideas?

  • cynthia45200 Aug 06, 2008

    infra red light is on but icemaker not making ice. I changed the water filter and cleaned the coils. There is no water in the water line but I am able to get water from the door

  • Anonymous Aug 06, 2008

    ice maker not working

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2009

    whirlpool model ED5NHAXNL01 quit making ice. Can't tell if water line is stopped up. Can't feel any water in ice maker. How can I test water line where it enters ice maker

  • VanHalen69 Apr 11, 2009

    Mine started making a strange noise and now it doesn't make ice and sometimes water just drips down and causes icicles. I went to that fix it site but he was just spamming here for $20.00 rather than telling you what this might be.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    I have a Whirlpool model EV170NYLQ00 J0 stand up freezer that keeps freezing up The heater is working but I noticed ice on the line on the back of the unit Is that a sign of low freon

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Mine's not making ice too. You should be able to see if the infra red light is on by aiming a digital camera at it just like you can see the infra red light on your tv remote control with digital camera. Anyone want to back me up on this????

Posted on Oct 01, 2008

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Optics would not gon bad from frozen water, strictly a computer watching ice level in ice bucket. it should however be lit blinking at least, if it set ot on positoin and no indicator light is on at all sounds like a bad emiiter/ reciever.

Posted on Mar 06, 2008

There are instructions available to repair this problem at www.AnyoneCanFixIt.com. They also sell the part needed to make the repair. Common problem on these refrigerators that were made in about 2005 or later and have the ice bin bucket on the door.

Posted on Jul 31, 2008

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