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Our dispenser for our Maytag refrigerator has not been used

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Our dispenser for our Maytag refrigerator has not been used for about a yea. now it is connected to a Culligan water system. how long before the frige starts to make ice? the water dispenser works wll but we are not making ice
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Maytag is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: Model M5D2454GR
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: depends
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: is there delay time for ice to form
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 2 months ago.

Make sure the wire arm on the icemaker is in the down position. I can take up to 24 hours to make it's first batch of ice because the icemaker will only try a couple times a day if it knows the icemaker wasn't working properly before. If you wanted, you can fill up the icemaker with a cup of water and then in the next 24 hours the icemaker will cycle and dump the ice so you know that the icemaker has cycled. At that point it should have re-filled with water if everything is working properly. If the icemaker never cycles and dumps the ice, your icemaker is just bad.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 2 months ago.

Hello again. I'm just following up because I haven't heard back from you and I see this question is still open and unrated. Is there anything else I can help you with?