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the ice maker has quit working and the best I can tell it is

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the ice maker has quit working and the best I can tell it is not filling with water. I have tried turning it off for 30 min. and turning it back on, putting it in optimice, I have cleaned out the ice bucket. nothing has worked. Any suggestions?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tom Johnston replied 7 years ago.
Do you have a voltage tester?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
no I do not have a voltage tester
Expert:  Tom Johnston replied 7 years ago.
We need to see if the unit is sending power to the water valve.Also when you open the door is there a sensor just inside the door with a little red light in it.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
There is a sensor just inside the door with a blinking red light. the ice maker quit working last week and I put the ice maker in optimice and it started working. But this time it quit and will do nothing.
Expert:  Tom Johnston replied 7 years ago.
On the left is a flap hold it down and the light switch what does thhe red light do.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
the sensor has quit blinking. When I hold the flap down nothing. I can turn the ice maker off and back on and the sensor starts blinking and when I hold the flap down the sensor turns red but quits soon after.
Expert:  Tom Johnston replied 7 years ago.
Take the covers off the sensors and check them for burning.
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Ok will try that. Thanks for your help and have a great day!
Expert:  Tom Johnston replied 7 years ago.
You are welcome.

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