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Making very little to no ice water filter has been changed out already

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Could have a bad water valve,next time send model number.on some of the ice makers you can pop off the white cover and on the right hand side you'll see to holes close together,you can jump out the ice maker to see if the water valve is sending up enough water to fill the ice maker,stick the end of the wire in each hole,you'll see the middle part start turning,when the theeth of the ice maker are at 9 oclock pull the wire out and watch to see the ice maker fill.if it doesn't fill and you hear the water valve turn on the valve is bad and has to be changed out.let me know how you make out

Posted on Jul 22, 2010

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SOURCE: GE GSH22SGRE - water dispenser not working but ice cube maker working fine

check the water valve on the back of the ref. it sends water to the ice maker and water in the door one can work and the other one not

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SOURCE: GE GSH22SGRE - water dispenser not working but ice cube maker working fine

I just used the hair dryer and it worked the water is flowing again out of the dispenser

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Gold Ice Maker problem Model # GS6NBEXRS00

I hate to ask the obvious but is your water supply turned back on since the filter change?

  • It may be turned off. Look for the wire along the right side of the ice maker that looks a bit like a coat hanger. If the wire is in the raised position, the ice maker is turned off. If so, try one of these:

    • If your ice maker has a small red plastic lever, lower it to lower the wire.

    • If there's no plastic lever, simply lower the wire.

    In either case, the ice maker should begin producing ice again. Also make sure that the temperature is 8 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. If the freezer is too warm, the ice maker won't cycle properly.

  • The ice maker fill tube may be blocked with ice. If so, melt the blockage using a hair dryer-but be careful to not melt any plastic parts! Also replace the water shut-off valve or water-inlet valve, or both, if necessary.

  • The ice maker head assembly may have broken parts. Look to see if the gears are broken. Check to see if the small plastic arms that rest against the ice rake are broken. If the ice maker head assembly is modular and you've found broken parts, you can just replace it.

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Ice machine and water not working properly after changing filter

NO ICE NO WATER

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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SOURCE: GE Profile Performance - No water dispensing or ice making

NOT ENOUGH WATER PRESSURE AT WATERLINE OR WATER VALVE IS BAD AND NEEDS REPLACED

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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