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Whirlpool icemaker GD5RHAXNT00 / Serial #: SS3147865 whirlpool icemaker Frank, I checked for a wiring Schematic in the back of the refrigerator but could not find one. The following #'s apply: Model #: GD5RHAXNT00 / Serial #: SS3147865. Purchased in 09/2005 from Lowes. Replaced that pump. No water in line. Line is clear via "Blow test". No water to the Ice maker, Ice maker is dry. Ice maker switch is on / the "arm" switch is in the on position. A new filter has been installed. Other then this information, I don't know what the hell can be wrong. Let me know what you find out ASAP please. I am frazzled.

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Your refrigerator relies on a emitter and receiver control board to tell it when to turn on and off. this could be the problem. the guy at fixitnow.com sums it up best

  • What are the manufacturers thinking when they put out this overblown garbage? It’s as though they had a bunch of electrical engineers sitting around one day and said, “Oh, I know! Let’s design an icemaker that uses a bunch of flimsy, expensive electronics to replace a function that could be done more reliably and less expensively by a simple mechanical feeler arm!” Brilliant.
http://applianceguru.com/forum1/10111.html
this site has some good info on the subject of diagnosing these boards. whirlpool icemaker - 28c3a51.jpg

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http://applianceguru.com/forum1/10111.html
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