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My lg ice maker won't make ice. 3 yrs old. Model number is

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Hi. My lg ice maker won't make ice.
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your LG is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: 3 yrs old. Model number is *****
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I'll tey
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Customer: I'll try
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

Hi, welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you!

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The easiest way to diagnose ice maker issues is to manually fill the ice maker mold. If it dumps cubes in a few hours, check the line between the ice maker and valve and replace the valve if it is clear. If it does not dump ice, the ice maker is likely faulty. Are there cubes in it that are ready to dump or is it dry?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It is upside down and has been off.
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

If it will not upright itself, then the ice maker is faulty.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Just up righted itself
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

Okay, see if it fills.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Not filling.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Need New lines??
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

Remove the line from the valve that leads to the ice maker. If you can blow through it, replace the valve. If you cannot blow through it, it needs to be thawed at the ice maker.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can't get to the line. It's behind the door itself.
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

See the attached page. The line may be accessed from the back at the valve.