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No water to icemaker, but through the door water is working. Ice maker itself is ok.

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In this situation the water valve is a duel valve one side is for water in the door the other side is for the ice maker, replace the valve you should be able to get a generic valve that will fit for a much more resoneablr price

Posted on May 04, 2011

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Have you checked behind the ice maker to see if the tube that supplies water is not frozen. If there is a frozen area in front of it, water can still be used, but the icemaker won't receive water to make ice.
The easy way to fix this is to hook up a hair dryer and use that to melt the ice. (Make sure to turn off the ice maker first) Once it is melted, it should start working again.

Posted on May 04, 2011

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This is most likely cause because some part of the ice maker/distribution mechanism is broken. If at all possible, remove everything from the fridge and freezer and allow the freezer to thaw. If that is not possible, you could try and remove just the ice maker to thaw it or try and thaw it while it is still in the freezer. I hope this helps and have a nice day!

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Check the power conection to the ice maker. If that's ok, then I would think the solenoid that controls the water flow has gone bad. Unfortunately, you will likely have to replace the whole ice maker, I don't think they are reparable.

Posted on Feb 12, 2007

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I have a whilpool Model # ED5FHXC001A side by side Energy Saver refridgerator. It was purchased late in 2006. It's not making and dropping ice. Any ideas what the problem may be? Thanks

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Do you hear it trying to draw water into the ice tray? If so, there might be an internal problem you can't fix yourself. especially since the fridge is dispencing water. Is the arm inside the ice maker pushe down? This is what tells the ice maker to fill and make the ice.

Let me know if this helps.

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The reason could be several different possibilities. the water control valve for the ice maker no longer works or one of the many components inside the ice maker is needing replace or adjusted. Go to link below and enter model ED5VHGXM into model search. Click on photo #12 ice maker and you get a breakdown of of all the parts. Let me know, Sea Breeze

http://servicepartstec.blogspot.com/

Posted on May 18, 2009

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Tryusing an hairdryer or defrosting the unit completely , this often getrid of blockage caused by frozen lines fixing the problem.

The water lines can also be unblocked from dirt using a thin flexible shaft. This after defrosting.

If all that does not fix the problem, then you may need to replace thewater valve, the icemaker solenoid, or the whole icemaker assembly.

Enter the model number on one of two websites below to get parts and diagrams for your appliance:


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