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Icemaker My refrig whirlpool was making hollow ice. I replaced the water filter and sometimes it will make ice which is hardly ever, water does not now get to icemaker. Water does get to water for drinking in the refrig. Model #et1fhtxmt02

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You might have a frozen line. Also and this seems more important to you its prob to cold, Trust me to cold of a refrig will cause hollow ice cubes first leading to a frozen line. Clean your coils, if you have another refrig empty out into that, unplug it leave doors open a couple days. If you can get to water line use a hair dryer from a distance defrost line, turn down freezer half knotch 1 full one at maximum. should fix issues, especially if filter already changed. If this all check prob a clogged line, not just frozen.

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