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My ice maker quit working when I changed out the filer, The

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Hi my ice maker quit working when I changed out the filer, The water dispenser still works but no ice. Can you tell me if I need to get air out of line or something to make it work again? I don't have the model number but it has two side by side doors on top for the refrigerator and the freezer is below. Its unique because its got black glass that covers all three sections on the outside. I think it may have been called a floating black glass refrigerator
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You are correct that this style is called a floating glass model, it was only made for a year or two. Onto the issue, if the icemaker stopped working and it's related to replacing the filter, that means not all the air was purged out when replacing the filter. When you replace the filter you should run 1 or 2 gallons of water through the water dispenser to purge all the air out. If air is left in the system, then when the icemaker calls for water, it will keep dribbling through the fill tube and the fill tube will freeze solid with ice. You can pull the refrigerator forward and follow the water line down from the icemaker to the valve to disconnect the water line at the valve. Then blow through the water line and if you can't blow through it, that means the fill tube feeding the icemaker has frozen over. You'll need to open the door and use a hair dryer to thaw out the fill tube above/behind the icemaker until you can blow through the line again.

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