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I emptied the ice container two days ago and the ice maker has not made any ice since. There is nothing blocking the senser and the switch is in the on position.

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Here is a tip that I wrote about the reasons why ice makers do not work.

Ice Maker Problems and Ice Maker Troubleshooting

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