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Ice maker jambed-now no water

The icemaker was making noise all day and we found an ice cube jambed. after removing, it no longer works. we have water from the door but not into the ice maker. also it does not run. the red light is solid. the line does not appear to be frozen. filter new. i took it apart and find nothing broken. in door dispenser

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  • saoax May 19, 2008

    I have the same issue with a Kenmore side by side. We had a jam in the ice tray and didn't know until water started pouring out the front of the freezer. Once we cleared the jam and freed the "teeth" that push the cubes out, we haven't had ice since. Help!

  • sstauss Jun 01, 2008

    It doesn't make sense that it would need to be primed, as I didn't prime it when new. Any way, I replaced the icemaker complete. It immediately filled and made ice and dropped the cube and refilled and froze. It doesn't drop the next batch of cubes. I removed the icemaker and heated with hairdryer to getr cubes out. I did this 5 times and every time the same, only 1 batch of cubes, the old icemaker will not even get water. HELP!

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The ice maker must be re-primed with water to sense frozen ice in the tray, dump, and refill. Use a cup or glass to manually pour the water into the tray just below the top of the blades. It should freeze, dump, and refill.

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