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The ice maker in my Whirlpool Ultra seems to be frozen and I need to remove it to thaw it out.

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Turn off the freezer for a while then you can remove it.

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This happened to me after i had to move the freezer and it was unplugged for a while. When it was plugged back in the ice maker would not work.

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