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I have a Whirlpool refrigerator with the ice maker inside the freezer. It does make ice, but a lot of the ice bubes are either hollow or partly formed. I took the filter off completely and it not help. Any suggestions.

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Good day,
Sounds like your not getting enough water on the fill cycle.
Unlike a washing machine, you have 7 seconds for a fill cycle to complete. Period.
It's either the water valve on the bottom rear of the machine not opening completely and must be replaced since it's a non-repairable item, or the house water supply system is corroding and slowing the water down.

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