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The Home Smithy
The Home Smithy, Home Appliance Technician
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Experience:  30 years repairing appliances
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The icemaker in my whirlpool fridge/freezer has stopped making

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The icemaker in my whirlpool fridge/freezer has stopped making ice. We can still get water out of the dispenser but no ice is being formed.
Fridge is about 18 mos old.
Model # *****
We have tried turning the icemaker off then back on, no help.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  The Home Smithy replied 2 years ago.
Hi. I'm Smitty. I am a professional appliance repair consultant here to help you diagnose, and repair, your appliance.
Please do this for me. Reach up inside the ice makers molds and see if there is any ice or water in them.
Let me know what you find and we can go from there.
Thank you.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No water or ice.
Expert:  The Home Smithy replied 2 years ago.
The water inlet valve has failed. This is a common failure with units such as yours.
Part #W10341320 is what you need to order and replace.
Expert:  The Home Smithy replied 2 years ago.
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Best, Smitty
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