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Whirlpool ice cube maker not functioning

The ice cube maker is not working. I see no water is going to the unit. Checked the line and it is has water in but no push to ice maker. Tested with amp meter found heater closed, motor off, water valve off, but module on. Water runs to door water despenser but not to ice maker. Could it still be the filter or is it something else?

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  • justintimer Aug 17, 2007

    Tried the jumper wire and the water valve works. I have watched the timer and it has not moved. Is it possibly the timer or does the timer work off the water filling in the cube maker? Ejcector blades all seem in place and it sounds as the shut off switch for the cube tray is clicking when lifted. Any other help0 is appreciated

  • justintimer Aug 20, 2007

    catriver, fixed the problem once I jump the T and H on the module. Timer started to run until it got to the ice tray and fingers would not move. The tray was frozen solid with ice. Cleaned it out and ever since it has been running well. It is my old man's fridge and back in the day he could fix anything but his memory has slipped, and cant do it all the time anymore. He is hapopy now though because he has ice for his martinis. Thanks again

  • caballera Oct 01, 2008

    I think the led system is working properly, the water filter is taken out, and the freezer is cold enough (all things I was told to check)  but no water will come into the ice maker.  I want to find out specifically how to force a cycle to start to see if I can get this thing back on track.  I am NOT mechanically inclined, so tell me like I'm 10.  thanks so much!


    kate

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    ice maker not working water to line but ice melts before it turns over into bucket

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    Ialready replaced water valve

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Comment regarding catriver Aug 18 post: Shorting L&V caused valve to work I believe, at least I think I heard it operate, but shorting T&H did not cause gear to move. So does that indicste a different problem? Still no ice. JimB

Posted on Oct 05, 2007

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Timer, couple of things to check. First be sure the inlet tube in the back is not frozen shut. If that's ok, look at the IM, the ejector blades should be parked in the 2:00 position. If not check the center clips on the white gear, sometime they break. Take the cover off the module, using a insulated jumper wire, 1/4 in. stripped on each end, jump test points L & V on the module. This will send 120V to the valve. If water starts filling, your valve is ok. If it doesn't suspect the valve. You can also use a cheater cord on the valve but be careful with that. Catriver.

Posted on Aug 16, 2007

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    Ron Marek Aug 18, 2007

    ok timer, we are going to bypass the thermostat on the Ice maker. With the same jumper wire, jump T & H on the module. See if the center gear starts turning. After it turns about 1/3 way, remove the jumper. The ice maker should fill when the ejector blades are at approx 12:00 high position. If it does, then your t-stat is not closing on the ice maker and it's not starting a cycle, therefore not filling. Post back and let me know how you're making out...Catriver.

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