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Second opinion] My refrigerator...

Second opinion] My refrigerator is not making ice. I was told to change the filter and that might resolve the issue. Unfortunately it didn't. I called Appliance Solutions where I bought it and they told me to call Whirlpool. Any help??

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Whirlpool is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

Model WRF997SDDM00 Serial No. K43412796 I have had it about 25 months

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

If I can

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

It is not making ice. When I put my finger in the tray I don't feel any water so I guess something is causing it to not get water???

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Rusty S
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Hello, I am sorry nobody has gotten back to you yet. Are you still needing help with this?

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Thank you. Is the door water still working?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Water works. Just no ice. The last guy said it was the water inlet valve. I bought one and come to find out there are two. I found the one located on the back at the bottom. I cannot find the other one. It has to be inside somewhere toward the top but I can't figure out how to get to it.

Yeah, it is a bit of a job to get to. I will get you instructions. Please allow me just a few minutes to prepare some information for you, thank you!

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Thank you!!

The attached pages show how to access the area where the valve is (up by the ice maker). It looks a lot harder than what it is, though. I will caution you that the plastic pressure tabs tend to break when cold, so I usually warm that area up in the front with a hair dryer or allow the box to warm to room temp (obviously the food will be displaced). That valve up there has been very problematic so I suspect once replaced it will be fine.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Thank you and yes I will rate you.

Thank you very much!

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I changed it out, pretty easy with your help getting the instructions.However, it's been about an hour and the tray I said not filling up with water.Any suggestions????

It won't fill until the ice maker is cold and the thermostat closes to allow a harvest. Let me know if you still have no ice.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I let it set all night. Still no ice.

Ice maker still dry?

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If you manually fill the ice maker with water, does it dump the cubes in a few hours?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
It's still try. I'll try to fill it and see if it dumps and let you know.

Okay, keep me posted. Thank you!

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