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Icemaker makes shells. Outside is frozen but

Icemaker makes shells. Outside is frozen but inside is water. When it dumps into the bin the water causes all the cubes in the bin to freeze together in a clump so when you try to use the door dispenser it cannot work since it is just one big clump of ice. Have replaced icemaker motor, icemaker pump, water line, adjuster water line at source, adjusted waterline at icemaker. Spent almost $500. and had 6 different repairmen out. Whirlpool ED22RFXFW 10 years old. Refrig. & Freezer work fine.

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Hollow cubes are caused by not having enough water in the ice mold. Fill it up manually by pouring water in it and see how the cubes turn out.
look for an adjustment behind the plastic endcover with a +/- on it. - is less water. + is more water.


Try swapping the wires on the dual water inlet valve. Then try the water dispenser. The water should go to the ice maker. This will tell you weather or not the ice maker valve is working and if the line is clear.

There is a screen filter before the water inlet valve in the water line. It can get partially stopped up with sediment blocking water flow.

Posted on Oct 29, 2009

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