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Last check on Whirlpool icemaker

Just to clarify before I try to fix this again. When I open the freezer door the receiver light blinks. When I close the transmitter door the red light on the receiver should stay on solid or off solid? Do I have to hold the light switch closed as well?

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  • Pamela Bates
    Pamela Bates Jul 22, 2008

    The light does not stay on steady. It continues flashing until I hold down the door switch then it goes out entirely.

    How do I know if it is the sender or receiver or do both have to be replaced?

  • Pamela Bates
    Pamela Bates Aug 28, 2008

    Catriver,

    Sorry it took so long for me to rate this but I have not been able to implement the recommended solution until today. It looks like this worked for my friend's Mom who was having the problem. Thanks for the insight in resolving this.



    Pam

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No, when you open the freezer door the right side light will flash 2 times with a pause repeatedly. Then when you hold the left side flapper down it will stay lit. In other words, it will be on steady. You do not have to have the door switch closed. Catriver.

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