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Water and Ice maker problems

About two weeks ago my ice maker started to make hollow ice cubes frozen on the outside and air on the inside. Since then I have noticed a delay in the water dispenser throught the door. I push the glass againts the leaver and there is a 2-3 second delay before the water dispenses. Now no water is going to the ice maker and it is therefore not producing any ice. The pressure from the water dispenser is the same as it has always been (good) but it now has the delay. Any thoughts? Thank you for your help

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    The lines are copper and there are no kinks.
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Only other option i could think of, there is either a clog, or it's not getting the water to the ice dispenser.

possibility of a leak but since you haven't mentioned anything about excessive water on the floor i surmise thats not it.

is the motor still working properly as well?

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Sounds like you water lines may be kinked or clogged.
follow you water lines and see if there is a kink in the line that would be the easiest thing to check first.

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The water solenoid on the back of the refrigerator at the bottom is becoming clogged. There is only a very small hole in the diaphram of the valve. I suspect you have very hard water, or at least a fair amount of sediment in the water.
This valve will most likely need to be replaced by a qualified technician.
They sometimes can be cleaned, but it doesn't always work.

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