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My Kenmore model 56663500 does not make ice. The water dispenser works ok. The red light next to the ice shutoff is blinking. I have already tried replacing the filter valve asm.

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  • dbeaver5 Jul 06, 2010

    I used the hair dryer. It worked for a while and then stopped again. I than raised the temperature on the freezer (from 0 to +5) and waited a few days. I used the hair dryer for about 5 minutes. It has been making ice for several weeks now. It appears this problem is now fixed. Sorry for the delay in getting back to you to report the results. Thank you for your help.

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Hi, When your Kenmore refrigerator does not make ice, this is what you do

Get a thermostat and see how cold it is in the refrigerator. If you is fewer than 17 degree F, it won't make ice. The freezer temperature setting may be too high or the thermometer is broken and not calibrated correctly. If adjusting the temperature fails to work, call a Kenmore technician.

Determine if your water fill spout in the freezer is plugged with ice. If so, no ice can be made. Try clearing it out or melting the ice by running a hair dryer on it for a few minutes.

Turn your refrigerator around to look at the back side to see if water is getting to the water inlet valve behind the fridge. If the water is not properly connected, there's no water to make ice.

Use an ohm meter to test for coil continuity. If the ohm meter shows there is no continuity, then you will need to replace the water inlet valve.

Take care

Posted on May 26, 2010

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