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My ice maker quite working. I think there is issues with the water getting to the icemaker. If I pour water into the tray then it will make it and dump it out, but it never fills it back up. The water on the frig works.

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The water solenoid that supplies water to the ice maker has gon bad. The reason the door dispenser still works is because the refrigerator has a dual solenoid. You will have to replace the solenoid in the rear of the refrigerator located behind the pannel on the bottom of the unit itself. Look for where the main water supply is atatched. Please rate my knowledge and ability on this web sight. Thank you.

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