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The filter on our refrigerator sprung a leak and the serivceman fixed it by replacing the filter and now it is not making ice. there is no water in the ice cube tray. What has happened?

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Hi.

Water has probably frozen inside the lines.

If possible do a complete defrost, leaving the fridge off for one day.

Before doing a defrost you should also check the water inlet connected to the back of the fridge and ensure that there is pressure and that there is no blockage (eg. kinked water line).

If you cannot move the food, you can also heat the water lines with an hair dryer. This operation is more complicate and there is risk to damage the fridge internal panels. Better doing defrost.

While the fridge is off you can also check the position of the filter by removing and putting it back. I don't think this is the problem, since the filter has been fitted by a professional.

As first thing try doing a defrost. There are more possible causes, but frozen water tubes is probably the most common occurrence.

Regards.

Ginko.

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Before going to buy any parts directly.
Go through this troubleshooting help links.

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This is list of refrigerator problems, which is normally faced in refrigerator.
You can go through the details, by clicking the link below:---

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Refrigerator is not cooling properly?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/refrigerator-is-not-cooling-properly.html
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Both refrigerator and freezer not cooling properly in refrigerator?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/both-refrigerator-and-freezer-not.html
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The ice maker not working: ---
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/ice-maker-stopped-working.html

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Compressor not running on refrigerator?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/10/compressor-not-running-on-refrigerator.html
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Water dispenser not working on refrigerator?
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/10/water-dispenser-not-working-on_19.html

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http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-stopped-making-ice.html

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How to replace Ice maker assembly?

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