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Icemaker not filling with water on JennAire JCD2389GES. Replaced icemaker with new one, but icemaker still not filling. Water flows fine to water dispenser. Water flows when I connect V and L...

Water flows into the ice tray when I connect V and L terminals of icemake with a paper clip. I had originally read that if V and L connection makes water fill the tray, then the icemaker is bad. However, this occurs for both the old and new replacement icemaker. Not sure what this means now.

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SOURCE: when icemaker is filling water comes out door dispenser

I need the entire model # from the sticker inside the fridge section. My guess is this is the model that has a diode in the wiring harness that directs power to the valves and has gone bad letting power go to both valves. I would look and see if you also have water going into the icemaker when you press for water out of the dispenser. If there is no diode then the water valve is bad. I need the model # so I can look at a wiring diagram. You can look at the wiring to the water valve and see if it has a diode. It is black block and has two wires in one end and one out the other. If so the diode only can be bought and spliced in. Let me know so I can help.

Posted on Nov 03, 2007

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SOURCE: Jenn Air JCD2389GES ice dispenser problem

my ice maker is not making ice.

Posted on Mar 26, 2008

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I suspect that when the water valve was replaced, that the plug's were reversed that provide the power to the valve. Exchange the two plugs on the water valve and you may find the problem is fixed.

Posted on May 26, 2008

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cheek the condenser fan.if its opration is not correct.

Posted on May 23, 2009

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The only thing between the inlet line and the spout?
Water Inlet solenoid, a valve that lets water in. Follow the inlet line to the back of frige. Unplug and turn off water before service. repace valve. EZ FIX...

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