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My Whirlpool gold model gs6nbexrb00 ice maker stopped filling the tray with water, the gears still turn like the ice maker works, but no water...

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SOURCE: Broken ice maker

Make sure icemaker cycles. If it is most likely bad water valve

Posted on Jan 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Gold icemaker not working Model GD5SHAXLB02

problem with the heater or the thermastat of the ice maker

Posted on May 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Refrigerator Model ED25PW Ice maker tray not filling with water

  1. Check to see if water is flowing @ the water inlet valve @ the rear of the unit. You can remove it and clean if out-then put it back in service. You can purchase a new valve -- maybe @ home depot.

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Gold refrigerator water leaking

If it's flooding, it's NOT the drain pan. It's probably the water valve has gotten stuck in the open position. Hope this helps!

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Gold Side by Side Ice maker not making ice.

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.
If it does dump the ice but don’t refill with water.
Try swapping the wires on the dual water inlet valve. Then try the water dispenser. The water should go to the ice maker. This will tell you weather or not the ice maker valve is working and if the line is clear.

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.

Posted on Aug 31, 2009

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Try this and add tap water to the empty ice maker. Turn it on if off and if after the water freezes the ice maker cycles dumping the ice into ice bucket and if the ice maker does not refill with water on its own you will need to replace the=> 2188746 Water Inlet Valve
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If the unit is new return it for another one - if there is water in the tray and it is not dumping, either the unit is not working properly or the internal freezer temperature is not going down low enough for the unit to work. Has to go down to at least 10 degrees for the tray thermostat to start the ice dump/making cycle.

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I have the same model. This has happened to me several times (usually when the door was kept ajar without notice).
Simply open the door, take a common hairdryer and blow at high speed (hottest also) all around the area of where you can feel the ice in the tray, but hasn't dumped yet. It will usually take about 5-8 minutes of consistently moving back and forth around that area. What has happened is the lines bringing water to the trays have frozen over. When you "thaw" them out, the ice made will dump in about 45 minutes. When you hear the ice fall, you will know it's in working order again. I have NOT heard this is a "flawed" icemaker, only that it is hypersensitive to freezing lines when a door is left ajar. In your case, to prevent this from happening again. If you shut the icemaker off again, make SURE you turn off the source of the water feed BEFORE you turn off the ice maker. By doing this, the lines will empty as it makes it's last tray of water. Try that - very confident it will fix your problem!

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What is sounds like is somehow either the water delievery system is clogged or frozen. If your getting water out of the door, then it is probably frozen. If you are able to turn off the freezer for a bit, that would be an easy way to see if that is the problem without having to deal with Whirlpool or a handyman.

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THE ICE MAKER CYCLES WHEN THE INTERNAL THERMOSTAT REACHES 10 DEGREES. IF THE FREEZER IS WARMER THAN 10 DEGREES, FIND THE REASON FOR THE WARMING TREND.
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