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Icemaker and water

It was working just fine. we had our cabinets replacd and had to cut the water off,it was off for about 2 days,put new sink in and turned the water back on.after that the water wouldnt work and ice maker wouldnt either please help we dont no how to fix it.thank u

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  • dennis1947 Jul 30, 2008

    I also shut off the water for a week and now the icemaker does not dump ice. The water cold water spout does work, so there is water going through the line. I defrosted to see if ice had plugged the icemaker - no luck

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Check to see if the line valve to the fridge is open. It should be at the nearest main water source (Kitchen sink)

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