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I have a 36 Maytag frig model # XXXXX and the ice maker

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I have a 36" Maytag frig model # XXXXX and the ice maker has stopped making ice. Any ideas for a fix
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Man replied 5 years ago.
Hello. Thank you for choosing Just Answer. I will be helping you with your question today. Make sure the ice maker doesn't have an ice cube jammed in it.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
there is not an ice cube jammed in there . the ice cube trays dont fill with water but the water feature works fine . the bracket in the back that spins the ice towards the exit seems to work ok also.
Expert:  Appliance Man replied 5 years ago.
Ok make sure the fill tube to the ice maker isnt frozen.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
the fill tube is not frozen . it was about three months ago , but i cleaned it . although after that we did not get cubed ice only crushed even when the cube button on the readout was on.
Expert:  Appliance Man replied 5 years ago.
Ok you need to replace the water valve on the back of the fridge.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
is the water valve at the bottom of the fridge . if not can you explain where it is . thank you
Expert:  Appliance Man replied 5 years ago.
Yes it is. The valve is the part that the house supply hooks up to the fridge.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
will change valve asap and let you know thank you . i am hitting the accept button . if i have any other questions i hope you will help me
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Ok I changed the water valve and still no ice is being made . Any suggestions as to my next step