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Whirlpool model GC5SHGXLB01 stopped making ice - any suggestions how to troubleshoot?

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SOURCE: Kenmore Coldspot w/Ice Maker Not Making Ice

hi LOP7,
In most cases you can easily solve this problem.
step one would be to make sure your freezer is getting cold enough. If you have icecream in your freezer is it frozen solid or is it soft. Most icemakers cycle around 0 degrees and if your freezer is not getting to 0 then it will not cycle and it will not make ice.
Step two would be to make sure you icemake is cycling. To do this simply lift the little shut off arm on your icemaker and wait about an hour then go back to the icemaker and drop the arm down. The icemaker should start going through a cycle. You should notice the arm slowly begin to raise and the ice dispencer fingers will begin to turn. Then you will hear it call for water. You may hear a humm.
If the freezer is cold enough and the icemaker is cycling that only leaves the inlet valve. replace the valve and enjoy the ice.
If the freezer is cold enought and the icemaker does not cycle, then you have a bad icemaker. Simply replace the icemaker and viola.
Third if the freezer is not cold enought 0 defrees. Then you may have a defrost problem. In this case post more info and I will be happy to help. Good luck mca0824@aol.com

Posted on Apr 30, 2008

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check if there is ice in the ice maker, see if there is water coming in to the ice maker. maybe a water problem or a solenoid problem...if there is no ice in the ice maker...try to pour manually a cup of water on the ice maker and empty the ice bin so that you can observe if the ice maker is working if there would be ice in the bin after an hour. if there is ice, then a water problem is most likely to look at. i hope the freezer is working perfectly..

Posted on Feb 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Ice Magic Plus not make ice at all.

The most likely cause is the water solenoid behind the fridge. Take an ohm meter and test across the two terminals and it should NOT ohm out(beep). If it does not ohm out I would replace the P.C. Board kit, emitter & receiver icemaker control.

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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SOURCE: My whirlpool fridge, ice makerMy Whirlpool is not making ice. It has an in door ice dispensing system. It stopped making ice yesterday - what could be wrong?

lift the bar up to shut the maker offf and then turn it bakck on and wait.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Whirlpool Refrigerator Model 25SSA made

OK there could be several things to cause that. The dual water control valve is defective. Ice blocking the fill tube leading to the ice maker. Thermostat inside the ice maker. When the ice maker stopped what position was it in? Let me know and I will help you. Sea Breeze

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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