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Ice maker has stopped working in my Whirlpool Gold sise by side. Water line is still connected. What is the problem? Is there anything I can do to trouble shoot it before calling a repair man or ordering a part?

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Hi,

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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Posted on Aug 28, 2010

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Hi. I have a Whirlpool sise by side gold


Is the freezer cold enough? Should be close to 10 degrees.
Is there water or ice in the ice mold? If not put water in it and see if it dumps the ice after it’s frozen. If there is ice, lift the cut off arm and let it drop to see if it will start.
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The water inlet valve on the back of unit opens when the ice maker needs water. If the valve doesn't seal good because of sediment or wear it will continue to drip and when the water reaches the ice maker supply tube it will freeze. You can take the water line off the valve and watch to see if it drips.

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