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The icemaker has quit producing. The tray was filled about a 1/3 of the way when malfunction occured. The ice ejector arm is pointed down in the tray. The sensor appears to be working. Two flashes when blocked, steady when unblocked. I took the icemaker out and inspected the gears and they appear normal. Any thoughts?

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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: Ice maker Stopped producing ice

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.

Posted on Oct 17, 2008

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SOURCE: ice maker will not push out ice cubes once frozer

That means that the evaporator fan system that releases the the ice cubes is not working as it should.

The heater, or evaporator fan and heating system must be checked, and fan, or solenoid, or element must be replaced.

Use the number listed on the owner manual if you want to call a technician.

Enter model number on this website to find schematics and replacement parts.

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

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you p robably have a frozen fill tube for the icemaker. coming inot the rear is a tube for dispensing water into the icemaker. check this for ice if it is frozen you can thaw it out by using a blow dryer to melt theice out. on some models this tube comes thru the back wall of the freezer for cross the freezer icemakers there is a black tube that comes out of the ceiling. if you have any questions please post here and I'll get back to ya thanks Peyton

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Gold icemaker not working

That means that you need to test and replace the icemaker evaporator assembly.

Posted on May 22, 2009

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