The door switch turns off the ice and water dispenser when the refrigerator door is open. I melted them out and waited to see if it would start working again, and it didn't even dump water into the tray. I disassembled the access panel and was able to put in the new valve in about 20 minutes, easy to cautiously following the steps provided and reactivated the frig but still no water flow at the dispenser or the ice maker. We have changed water filter ,got a new whole new ice maker component , still not working will work for a few days and then freeze up again ,we had a power failure for about 5 hours and icemaker started working again ,we even turned our freezer down for 5 hours and that helped but now even that does not work ,so now I am going to have to get a new door ,thank god it’s still under warrantee .We have the whirlpool side by side with icemaker in door ,lots of issues with that you would think they would have a recall or find a fix for this problem? If the water pressure is sufficient, use a multimeter to test the water inlet valve for continuity. Mine makes ice sometimes and sometimes doesn’t. I used a hair dryer to warm the water line entering the top of the ice maker in case it was frozen. very easy repair. Once controls the light to the freezer. Water Inlet Valve - 120V - Whirlpool W10853654 - This water inlet valve is for the ice maker and water dispenser in the refrigerator. I would never recommend Whirlpool. Make sure that the water pressure to the valve is at least 20 psi. There are fears and cams in the ice maker that will wear out and cause it not to advance. I had trouble with my Whirlpool ice maker that was on top. I/M won’t advance if the temperature is above 9*F. Dirty coils restrict the air flow needed to cool the compressor and to remove the heat from the unit. Robin Foster, John Downs S Series Manitowoc Water Level Probe 20-0654-9. This video demonstrates how to test a water inlet valve on a refrigerator. Still no ice. 07/26/2019 by the whole thing took less than 30 minutes. This can cause ice to back up above maker. About 2 screws. @oldhvactech, Hi Robin, I have a samsung rs25h511sr/aa. This is a saga about a standalone Uline icemaker in my basement bar. When the ice level reaches the top of the bucket, it interrupts the infrared beam. I've replaced just about everything else and still no ice. Water comes out of water dispenser every time ice maker cycles. also, how do I access them? Randy Osborn, when you turned the breaker off, the control board did a reset. I think caused by the unit trying to dispense and bulging in and out as the drive turns but the dispenser arm is frozen up. I have a new kitchen, new Whirlpool appliances and I am buying bags of ice. Ensure that the ice level control board is getting power. Then it started melting and water was freezing in the bottom so it would not dispense. I ordered it on Amazon, and replaced it myself. Checking the heater cable on the ice maker fill tube is fairly easy. I thought maybe it was a bad optics board and then kept reading about how the optics board communicates with the door switch to tell it the door is closed make us or don’t make ice or allow water flow because the door is open. I guess they can do this forever as long as they are trying to order parts!!! I have a question - I have a filter on my house a the main feed line. Brother Rain. Very expensive. I used a hair dryer to warm the water line entering the top of the ice maker in case it was frozen. Then nothing. Now 1 week later, not only has ice maker stopped but the inside has tons of frozen ice on the frozen foods. I paid 100 bucks for a technician to come out and look at it - he said the compressor is working fine ( which I was glad to hear!) I kept reading EVERY post I could!!! I also have a refrigerator, washer and dryer from the 80s that have never broken. I then ordered and replaced the water inlet valve. If the mold thermostat is defective, the ice maker will stop making ice. Q Series and older Manitowoc Water Level Probe 25-1129-3 He said he's seen this same issue several times. Open the left hand French door and you will see two "ducts" on the left edge of the door that match two ducts on the refrigerator. A clogged water filter will cause no water at all or very slow water dripping from the dispenser. If you unplug that and test with an ohmmeter, you should see a resistance of about 46 ohms. Last night I replaced the ice maker (the whole unit inside the freezer compartment) with a new one I picked up from Lowes (only $50...quite a deal compared to some online sites like Ice maker quit after replacing water filter. Be sure it’s secure in the slot. I put a new one on. Hello Linda, thank you for the question. It’s boring, but air can take as long as10-15 min to get flushed out. Is there any way/reason it’s just not cold enough? Cause … Melted and dug out the ice in the icemaker holding tray and housing and reinserted unit into housing. The freezer temperature should be set between 0 and 5 degrees Fahrenheit (-18 to -15C) for the ice maker to work properly. I just replaced my water inlet valve on my lg refrigerator. UPDATE 3/2/19 For those that have less common problems here’s the complete list. I wait another 8 weeks. If I fill the ice just below the sensor the fridge starts producing ice again. Icemaker assembly not the cuprit. For whirlpool and other brands it makes. Could this be the problem? Ice maker does not fill. I hope my suggestions help. Cause 3. Pushing the reset button on the I/M bypasses the heater thermostat. The valve requires at least 20 psi to function properly. Sometimes a little push will get them moving. You can find a few more things to try on the Frigidaire ice maker not working guide—even though it’s for Frigidaires, a lot of the same solutions apply. We've defrosted the ENTIRE unit and after 2 days the ice maker was back to normal. A problem with the valve can cause the washer not to fill properly or not fill at all. Took out the ice holding unit and it was full of melted together ice cubes and had a frozen solid dispenser. Check wiring harness at bottom of freezer, © 2021 iFixit — Licensed under Creative Commons — Privacy — I had a hunch to test one more thing!!! Greg Campbell. If the water pressure is sufficient, use a multimeter to check for power to the water inlet valve. Problem is that it’s cut right up against the part where it goes up into the freezer so it’s nearly impossible to patch .. grrrr, 03/06/2020 by Now, the ice maker isn't filling, and water is shooting out of the water dispenser on the front of the frig. It makes one tray and stops when reset button is pushed. I do appreciate your time on this. The door arrives dented. Then checked ohms across water valve electrical prongs (after disconnecting power); showed less than 350 ohms when should be above 500. If you post your question as a new question you’ll have an answer for your individual problem. If you think it's the infrared level light use your cell phone on camera mode and look at light. Freezer Temperature is Above 10 Degrees F (-12C). His reports go back to Whirlpool so hopefully they've addressed the issue. According to them the broken wires at the bottom are not a problem and the barley knew anything about it. Whirlpool sent out a repair person. If the evaporator coils are frosted over, part of the defrost system has likely failed. Hope this helps, good luck with this repair! I also contacted whirlpool. If the water inlet valve is defective, or if it has insufficient pressure, it won’t allow water to flow through. As a result, the ice maker won’t make ice. Well we are having same problem and repair man said our heater that keeps water line to icemaker is not working and that line freezes up ?We have water to drink from our fridge . Most failed compressors are due to dirty coils. That usually takes care of the problem. When you say you fill it just below the sensor, what sensor are you referring to? I didn’t even have to replace the mold but who cares! If the water inlet valve has sufficient pressure and is getting power, but the ice maker won’t fill with water to make ice, replace the water inlet valve. Thank you for your help. I have replaced the water valve., unplugged the frig, checked everything I could . The water inlet valve must be replaced if the solenoids no longer have continuity or the valve has internal blockage. Just up and quit, hasn't worked since. I went and shut the breaker off to the refrigerator, because I didn’t want to pull it out, and waited about 5 minutes. ... My first thought was it was the icemaker, so I replaced that...still no ice. @Daniel DiVita What is the model number? $1200 icemaker taken down by cheap potmetal part (look up potmetal) worth 1 penny. OMG ! Mayer, there was only little bit of water after the service tech left and the fingers were frozen into it enough that the shaft was bowed a little. You could try to run a clean cycle on the ice machine. This is due to a rise in temperature. So I had the unit make some ice then lifted the arm so the icemaker assembly would no longer cycle. 11/19/2020 by The arm slips into a slot on the I/M head. If the freezer temperature is too high, ensure that the condenser coils are clear of debris and the condenser fan is working properly. As a result, the ice maker won’t make ice. If the ice maker fill tube has iced over, it could be that you need greater household water pressure to keep water flowing into the icemaker, or it could be that there’s dirt or a defect in the water inlet valve. If you don't have continuity and about 46 ohms (+/- 10 ohms) then your "heater" is defective. The compressor will run hot and the next thing that happens is a no cool situation. When the thermostat or sensor on the icemaker tray reaches about 15 degrees Fahrenheit, the motor cycles to release the ice cubes. Any one have this same issue and know the solution? I’ve seen many brand new filters fail. Check the water flow and test the pressure to determine if it is at least 20 psi. Since many of the ice maker components are not sold separately, you may need to purchase and replace the entire ice maker assembly. Before scheduling a service call, always unplug or urn off the breaker for several minutes for the control board to reset. No ice. Pauline Sharpe. (It's the only one that is prone to freezing up if water drips into it from a leaky solenoid, etc..). If the water pressure is sufficient, use a multimeter to check for power to the water inlet valve. Water dispenses perfectly. Water line is not frozen because we had to shut it down to have the thermistor replaced at which the repair guy also said the ice maker was working. If the door switch does not have continuity when activated, replace it. If the water inlet valve is defective, or if it has insufficient pressure, it won’t allow water to flow through. Just heard another dump and fill! There could also be a loose wire connection to a sensor causing intermittent issue. Terms — The icemaker mold thermostat monitors the temperature of the ice mold (ice tray). The temperature control module cost 40 bucks and any idiot could change it out. No water is coming in. I noticed a small bit of frozen ice stuck in there and cleared that out. Took out the filter to see if that was the problem. This is due to a bad heater thermostat. This sounds like an issue with the Water Inlet Valve, PartSelect Number PS11753250. Dirty coils will cause major issues. I’ve set set many times. Pauline, my ice arm is in the horizontal position when off. Robin Foster. Wires at at bottom of freezer door at hinge. There is little that you can do to repair the valve itself, but you can clean the two inlet ports to restore full water flow. I replaced the ice mold last week and got a few dumps of ice and then it became a random dump every few days. Thanks! 01/14/2020 by There are usually test points in the module that a technician can use to further diagnose problems with the module. I just hated to think about buying a perfectly good fridge and sending something to a landfill. Gold model G17FVCXXY00 and yes the icemaker is on, have flushed the air out of the water filter and replaced it, Check for cut wire at the bottom of the door. Water spilling out when ice try is filling. If the icemaker module is defective, the ice maker won’t make or dispense ice. Much easier than having to empty your fridge & freezer and leave it off for a few days! When you remove a filter, air will get in the lines. By the way we it started melting we put he freezer temp down to -5 it did not seem to help. 02/03/2018 by I replaced the water filter, and it still would not make ice. (Test the blue wire, not the socket that it plugs into.). The refrigerant lines are copper and heat will cause them to erode. Also some ice inside the bottom of the icemaker housing. The owners manual might have that information. Any clue as to the reason? Whirlpool sucks and offered no help. Where the heck are they? Three days later, bucket full of water. After 2 months my Whirlpool French door refrigerator stopped making ice. You need to clean the coils at least once a year. I saw there are two door switches. He pulled out the fridge, took a little cover off on top over the icemaker, caulked the gap(s), put it back in action and it's been fine ever since. The water inlet valve supplies water to the ice and water dispenser. Going to check this. No more whirlpool frig. Simple and easy. Water dispenser, filter and pressure are fine. Still no ice. The icemaker module is equipped with a motor that cycles the ice ejector arms or turns a tray to eject the cubes into the ice bucket. Because the board is being told the trough is full of water, it will shut the water inlet valve off. As a result, the ice maker won’t make ice. @blm462012. It has an infrared sensor for the door. If it still has not started working after 12 - 24 hours, then the problem will probably be with the water valve. I am hearing modern appliances are expected to last five years. I performed all the standard checks in the users manual troubleshooting guide for my icemaker. The first symptom of dirty coils is slow ice production. You need a new I/M. Most I/m have a thermostat that won’t allow the I/m to advance until the temperature is 9*f or below. The other one did nothing when I pushed it in. He said the compressor shuts off while the ice is harvesting so the problem is either a) the icemaker assembly locking up or b) the temperature control module. It has on/off contacts - which looked like points off a ‘67 engine distributor- and they were corroded. There are too many questions on this guestion to address each one. John Walters. Now I'm getting water to the valve, but not out the side to the ice maker. Air will get into the lines. Whirlpool fridge is about a year and a half out of warranty. If not, repost your problem as a NEW question and include the model number. (note, the icemaker comes with a pigtail cord extender/adapter that makes it a bit cumbersome to fit cord behind icemaker but finally figured it out). Some refrigerators use an infrared beam to sense the level of ice in the ice bucket. If your water inlet valve is malfunctioning, you could be getting a lack of water to the inside of your refrigerator. Change the water filter and this will most likely solve your issue. Then stops dispensing ice and the motor cranks and the icemaker cover bulges in and out. thanks for responding and no water. All night baby!! You can also test the valve to determine whether it has failed. @jlarry Check the I/m to see what position the ice rake is in. The control board then shuts off the ice maker. Several troubleshooting sites started with folks replacing the $125 ice maker, only to find out the problem was not solved!! Connected cut wire back and everything works again. The camera will pick up the light so you know that part is working. Fixed that and now it is not making ice. Making a big lump of ice and stopping the ice dispenser auger. Ive had the water filter base, and the PC Inlet valve replaced. This site gave me every tip I tried and it took a ton of trial and error. Some have a on/off switch on the I/M, on the display, on the wall in freezer etc. This is a very common problem. In all seriousness, the design is defiantly flawed. Manual check the freezer temperature. If you hear gears turning but don’t see anything moving. Most technicians replace the I/M instead of replacing the tstat. Something interesting to note, I have filled the hopper with ice from a bag. 3 ice makers and heavy web searching later over couple years, I found my solution. I have had the same issue. Frigidaire Refrigerator Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve 242252702 Great prices, same day shipping and ... no water to ice maker. Make sure that the water pressure to the valve is at least 20 psi. I opened up the old part. Whirlpool. Repairmen sure have a secure job ?Hope you resolve your problem, Marlene Roy, could you post your model number please. It was working perfectly till Christmas Eve, 12/28/2017 by It would just overflow. Will be buying another manufacturer’s product next time. Once it is disconnected, simply blow a little air through it. An actual Whirlpool certified repairman came out to check our icemaker. I’ll replace the ice maker before I call him back again. @mattmaine1991. The water inlet valve must be replaced if the solenoids no longer have continuity or the valve has internal blockage. If the mold thermostat does not have continuity, replace it. My ice dispenser stopped dispensing and I was about to replace the motor. I wish I could call everyone having this issue and let them know to try this. I figured it just wasn’t getting water so I replaced the solenoid and still nothing. If none of these parts are at fault, and the freezer temperature is at least 15 degrees Fahrenheit, replace the ice maker assembly. We do have an RO but have had no issues in 2 years. I assumed this one was the ice maker water control communicator. I was about to try to replacement ice maker W10873791 for my Whirlpool side-by-side Fridge-Freezer WRS571CIHZ. My Samsung has water production when you press either paddles on the door. Figured out the ice doesn't always dump right. $39 part. My ice maker and my reservoir stopped working simultaneously, the ice maker stopped making ice and the reservoir which had ice in it already stopped dispensing ice, could this be more likely the result of a blown fuse? A clogged water filter can restrict the flow of water to the dispenser and prevent the ice maker from working properly. Could put a bleed valve after filter. Refrigerator water filters need to be changed every 6 months. I viewed their video and it was very good at explaining what I had to do to replace the valve on my unit. You can replace the tstat if you have time and patience. Any other suggestions before I pay $90 plus parts and labor? A lot of times when an inlet valve is replaced that tube will clog. Just asking for clarification. First, depending on your model, make sure that the on/off switch is in the on position or the bail arm is in the down position. If none of these parts are at fault, and the freezer temperature is at least 15 degrees Fahrenheit, replace the ice maker assembly. A sealed system issue is expensive. @nepheligenous. The water inlet valve on your washing machine is the part that the connect the two water hoses to the machine, and it controls the flow of both hot and cold water. If water filter doesn't fix, next is the entire ice maker assembly. Still no ice. Adjusted frig n freezer temp up and down but same results. The light on the sensor was blinking. If it is NOT plugged with ice, it will feel like you're blowing through a straw with very little resistance. There is no clog in the fill tube and the temperature in the freezer is fine. monica johnson. I pulled out the wire harness plug connector, then stripped the ends of the yellow wire on either side of the break and spliced in a new 3” long piece of wire in between with barely enough wire exposed for crimp-on wire nuts. It can disrupt the flow of water and spill out everywhere. the ice maker still didn't produce ice. (It should be printed on a label attached to it. Took it all apart and thawed out with a hairdryer, soaked up all the water and let motor sit outside to drain and blew it out with a air chuck. Had to make a patch to reconnect wires and now I'm making ice. If you have a ice maker in door with the infrared ice level you need to check wiring harness at bottom of freezer door. The Kenmore Elite model number is 106.55613400. Thinking it's my ice maker but just getting a second opinion. ... We have replaced the icemaker control assembly and the water inlet valve. I had a hum but no turning. We decided to change the water inlet valve which increased the water flow to the water dispenser but there was still no water going into the ice maker tray. Mine the motor that dispense the ice do not work any more stopped making ice as well.. 07/03/2018 by Considering the routing of the wire, the most likely points of failure are the plug pin connections or at the potential chafing spot where it enters the "ceiling" of the ice maker compartment, right along the route that the ice maker fill pipe enters the compartment. Low Water Pressure from House Supply. I than proceeded to let my feeling known about that. Or like mine it can fill the entire cavity below the ice bucket where the auger motor is. Also... a simple way to test if your ice maker fill tube is plugged by frozen water is to remove the two screws and remove the top left hinge cover. Refrigerator not making ice or not dispensing water? Replacing the tstat is time consuming and the labor cost is high. Both instances for me were terrible engineering from Whirlpool. Other commonly replaced parts for a refrigerator that won’t make ice are: Ice maker assembly Ice maker module Door switch Ice level control board Water filter Ice maker mold thermostat This started this past year. The ice fill tube has a darker blue fitting on it. The water inlet valve is an electrically-controlled valve that opens to supply water to the dispenser and ice maker. It wasn’t making any ice. Here's a very good video on repair Sumsing ice makers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_NnNsn6... 09/06/2018 by 09/05/2018 by Make sure that the water pressure to the valve is at least 20 psi. I have a 4 year old Whirlpool fridge and yes, it stopped making ice. Still no ice. Accessibility. Still no ice. Unacceptable. If it's plugged with ice, you may feel the ice plug blow out. As a result, the ice maker won’t make ice. I pulled it out and there was frozen ice cube still in the mold. Robin Foster If the ice level control board is getting power, but the ice maker won’t work, replace the ice level control board. first the ice maker and water dispenser quit working about 6 months ago. Thank you! Totally disgusted with Whirlpool. I had a cut wire. I see alot of replacing the filter but if the filter was clogged wouldn’t I not be getting water dispensed? I bought this Uline icemaker because a previous one I owned worked flawlessly in a boat - stored in winters and abused summers -for over 15 years and as far as I know is still working. Now it has stopped working completely. If the water inlet valve does not have continuity, replace it. This is the same issue .. was driving, Me nuts !! Disconnect the one to the ice maker. When ever I shut off the water to replace the filter my ice maker stops working. Replaced the entire ice maker in the freezer, replaced the water valve. It abruptly stopped making ice. The arm does not go flat down, it's about 1/4 way up, not at 1/2 way point. At the end of the cycle, the icemaker module sends power to the water inlet valve to refill the tray with water. The wiring harness that comes out of freezer door has major flaw. Like 30 days after the lame warranty ended. If the tube is clear plastic it may pull out from inside and then you can warm it in the sink with water. Have repeated this many times with same results. According to the code, it sounded like I would need a new circuit board for the sensor, which is about 250.00. No ice in the tray. The ice maker temperature must generally be lower than 20 degrees Fahrenheit for the thermostat contacts to close.). Dirty condenser coils will effect the freezer temperature enough that it is only 20*f although everything is frozen. - Mike. He wasn’t sure which, and I said I’ll call him after I play with it a while. The water inlet valve supplies water to the water dispenser. @johniece Please post a new question on now cold enough. The water filter should be replaced about every six months to maintain proper water flow and ensure water quality. Its almost like it is jealous of the ice I added so it feels the need to compensate. Therefore it must be the temperature control assembly. I’d like to look at what the tech is replacing Thank you, 11/10/2019 by This can happen due to sediment in the water building up on the ice tray and making it hard for the ice to release from the tray. John Walters, Check to make sure you're actually getting water to the ice maker and also some have a lever that's over the ice maker shaped like a wire that needs to be pulled down hope this helps. Secondly... if you do have a thoroughly frozen ice maker fill tube, there is a simple way to defrost just the ice maker compartment. It would blink twice and pause. If you run your faucets until the air is removed, you still won’t remove the air that is in the tubing to the ice maker itself. Question 1 - what should I do to get the ice maker working ? I also looked online - A whole new icemaker was $1200. @ladytech Have the Whirlpool people coming out this week. Whirlpool will not help me. Still no ice. The icemaker assembly cost at least 500 bucks to replace. The ice maker switch might be defective. This whole ice maker in door is poor design. Pauline, stick you finger in the tray that holds the water to freeze and see if there is ice or even water. I tried turning the screw on the front of the machine for more or less water, but nothing worked. The valve requires at least 20 psi to function properly. I run water thru the drinking water supply to discharge the air and I still have problems getting ice. The rake is the is what rotated to push the ice out. My ice maker stopped making ice. So 45 min later another dump and fill! Right now I have a half a bin full of ice! Sometimes they need resetting. I bought it in 2007 and starting about 2017 it would make ice for a few days then suddenly the ice bucket would be full of water. @auger. That is what you want. I can’t seem to figure out how to get a good look at the parts. If the icemaker switch is turned on, but the ice maker still isn’t working, use a multimeter to test the switch for continuity. If the water inlet valve has sufficient pressure and is getting power, but the ice maker won’t fill with water to make ice, replace the water inlet valve. This will lead to thin or no ice formation on the evaporator. I then ordered and replaced the water inlet valve. I am leaving tape on the door switch forever if I have too. Thx, Barney Mathews I feel I’ve in the maker but it never dispenses?!? If there is no ice in that tube give the blades of the ice maker a light slow tug clockwise while facing the front of the freezer. Make sure that the water pressure to the valve is at least 20 psi. That is where frigid cold air from the freezer is forced up to to ice maker compartment, and the other duct returns the air to the freezer compartment. That way you can bleed all air before it gets to ice maker. I hope this helps you determine the problem. when people say "at the bottom" are they talking about the bottome of freezer or fridge? Here are some fix’s for several situations. Then I shut off the power to reset the computed, and that did not work either. The water dispenser is working just fine. Ice Maker Water Valve 2315576 4318047 2315508 For Whirlpool Refrigerator New. Now the water dispenser/ice maker work, but the diepnser still trickles water for about ten seconds after is press it. This filter is either built into your refrigerator or it is “inline” of the water line behind your refrigerator. Have very good water pressure to inlet valve, have replaced water filter, have pressed reset on ice maker, ice level arm on seems to be in down position, still not getting ice. This did not produce any visible result. If the water inlet valve is defective, or if it has insufficient pressure, it won’t allow water to flow through. So now he is ordering new door because they can not access this part ? 12/29/2017 by water. If the door switch fails, the dispenser will not turn on. Question 2 - what is the correct procedure to prevent this problem next time I change my house filter ? (Note: If the ice maker is not cold enough, the mold thermostat contacts will open. It turned out there was an air gap at the top that let in room air which allowed water to condense on the outside of the water supply line and run into the icemaker and freeze. Marlene Roy. 05/05/2020 by I have the same issue as well. 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