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My ice maker stopped making ice this morning

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My ice maker stopped making ice this morning
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

first thing you will want to check is that the freezer is getting cold enough the thermostat inside the ice maker will not allow the ice maker to cycle if the freezer is warmer than 11-12 degrees or so, if it is cold enough the next thing to check is to see if the ice maker is getting water, put your finger in the ice maker itself and see if its has water/ice in it, if so make sure the arm is down on the ice maker (depending on model ) ... If it does not have water in it use a cup or something like a turkey baster to manually put water in the ice maker to see if it will cycle and dump the ice if not the ice maker is bad and will have to be replaced however if there is no water/ice in it and it does cycle after you manually add water then the water valve is bad on the unit and needs to be replaced. Try these things and let me know what you find also once you figure out what you need to replace if you give me the model number I will be glad to find you the replace parts.

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Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 year ago.

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