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Whirlpool ed2fhexnq00 icemaker will not dispense filled with ice

Icemaker will not dispense. filled with ice that was manually filled with water

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  • help pete Mar 14, 2008

    you hit it right on the button . tab broken need to replace thanks much.

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Can you see the ice maker's white cover?? try to pry that off , usually a little space for a ***** driver to be inserted into where the body of ice maker and the cover meet in lower right corner. after removing check the gear in center of ice machine. there should be 2 little tabs that hold that gear on." picture trying to snap that gear on , the tabs would hold it in place" do those tabs appear tobe broken?? at least one anyway(although small ther should be a distinct space between the tabs where they sprung back into place) if theyre broken, theres your problem you need to replace the ice maker assy,(entire unit)

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