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The ice maker stopped making ice. No cubes in the hopper. Is there a reset or something?

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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
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3876071-ice_maker_problems_ice_maker

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Posted on Sep 11, 2010

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