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In door ice maker quit working after water was turned off for a few days (Whirlpool)

I have a Whirlpool french door refrigerator (model WRX988SIBM) with the ice dispenser in the door of the refrigerator and it quit making ice the other day when I had to cut off my water for a few days ...
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How do I prevent ice cubes from jamming in my ice maker?

I have a Bosch fridge. It has an ice maker in the freezer section. Ice will frequently block the little fingers from ejecting ice into the container, like this: Seven times a day I reach in and ...
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Ice Maker dead leg

I'm planning to connect my ice maker to my reverse osmosis filter, which will likely involve drilling a PEX line into the basement & running over to the fridge, back up through the floor. As a ...
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Why does my Whirlpool refrigerator ice maker not make ice exactly one day a week every week?

My Whirlpool Gold refrigerator's ice maker does not make ice one day a week. After that day it begins to make ice again as normal. I think I read in the manual about a setting for Jewish households ...
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Cap icemaker water line under sink-cap leaks

Following the suggestions on this site, I bought a 1/4" compression cap for the unused icemaker water line under the sink. After installing it with Teflon tape, water is still spewing out. I ...
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Why does my whirlpool ice maker make ice, quit for several weeks, then start again?

I have a Whirpool side-by-side with an in door ice dispensing system. I have been having an issue with the ice maker for some time now. I thought the ice maker was defective because it would make ...
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GE Profile refrigerator model PSSS3RGXA SS not dispensing water or ice. Makes ice into bin

Side by side refrigerator is cold, freezes water, makes ice cubes and dumps them into the bin. The green LEDs for door alarm, water and quick ice are on. The LED for lock is not on. Pressing the ...
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What are recommended ways to connect fridge ice maker?

My new fridge has an ice maker, and I want to connect it to the cold water under the kitchen sink. This is how that pipe looks. Should I Use a saddle tapping valve to punch a hole in the bottom pipe? ...
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Copper line to fridge

The copper line in my fridge is cracked and now is leaking, we’ve turned off sadder line and is still leaking a lot. How can we get it to stop leaking without replacing? We don’t mind if our ice-maker ...
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Can I extend icemaker line by joining two braided lines?

I am moving fridge further from the current water source (sink). The existing line is a compression fitted copper. I bought a 25’ braided line but it is a bit short for comfort. I am thinking of ...
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Ice maker to sump pump has water run back into it, any ideas for a fix?

My ice maker has a gravity drain that it says to connect to the sink drain. All works well except if I run the faucet for a while eventually water will back up into the ice maker. I believe the issue ...
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Ice maker not working

I have a whirlpool model wrf540cwhv00 and the ice maker has stopped working. I have checked for stuck ice and verified that the water line is not frozen. I have tried to reset it by putting the wire ...
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Extending copper water pipe to fridge/icemaker and leaving options open

I've got a 1/2 inch copper water pipe into the back of my attached garage [Img1], conveniently next to where I have a fridge/freezer unit. I'd like to attach water from that pipe to the built-in water/...
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Ice maker dispenses multiple cubes (2-3 stuck together)

This is a Whirlpool refrigerator. Model # WRX735SDHZ Serial # K80905198 The ice maker routinely dispenses multiple ice cubes frozen together. Sometimes 2, sometimes 3. This causes one or both of ...
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Refrigerator water supply problems after replacing the filter

Why is water from the dispenser slow after replacing the water filter on my GE Profile refrigerator? Plus, it is not making ice - can that be related? A couple of months ago it stopped making ice. I ...
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Changing Water Line On Fridge

I am trying to change the water line on my fridge, but the end connector is different. My current set-up is just the plastic tubing connecting directly into the coupler, but the replacement part ...
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LG Refridgerator Ice maker doesn't work sometimes

We have a side by side LG refrigerator bought new in 2017-18. As the title suggests, the ice makers works 100% as far as I can tell. The problem is that the bin will be next to empty, the ice maker ...
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Water line won't stay connected to aftermarket freezer port

We have a Whirlpool model ET1MHKXMT01. Apparently an aftermarket top freezer icemaker was installed in unit and had been working fine for years. At some point moving the fridge appears to have ...
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How high up should I put the ice maker connection box?

I'm going to finally connect the refrigerator's ice maker to water. Because the water line will come from the basement (and not from a kitchen cabinet), I have bought this connection box to install in ...
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No water and ice in refrigerator, how to fix it when filter is not the issue?

My question is very similar to this but I have bypass filter, meaning I don't have a filter. I know filter is the most common reason when there is no water in refrigerator and hence no ice as well. ...
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Does the California plumbing code require a water line shutoff behind a refrigerator?

Appliance store says I need a shutoff valve behind the refrigerator. They want a valve box in the wall to attach their flexible water line. The plumber put in flexible copper tubing with the shutoff ...
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What type of plumbing fitting is this? (Fridge)

This picture is the fitting that comes off the back of my fridge for water into the fridge. Fridge manual says it is 1/4" but doesn't mention fitting type. Is it compression? And if it is compression,...
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Moving a refrigerator

First question, I am moving and have friends helping. How do they disconnect the ice maker from the water line? Are there specifics they need to follow? Second question, I am moving a frig. It will ...
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Water supply tube elimination in the refrigerator icemaker [closed]

Is it possible to eliminate water line, supplying the ice maker in the refrigerator, with a refill system similar to the coffee makers? It would be a lot safer not to use leaking faucets and free ...
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Fridge ice dispenser solenoid stuck?

My Bosch fridge developed a strange chemical smell around the ice dispenser, and the ice was collecting above the ice flap. After disassembling the front panel, it seems like the smell is from the ...
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Frigidaire refrigerator: no ice produced, and no water dispensed. What would cause this besides the 3-way water valve?

FFHS2311LBSA side-by-side fridge with water dispenser. Water is not dispensed, and no ice is produced. Common wisdom says the water valve assembly (3 valves, 3 solenoids) is the most likely culprit ...
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Need help for ice maker line splitter to be used for coffee maker

We have a coffee maker that keeps needing to be refilled. I had an idea to split of the ice maker line (which is easy) to supply the coffee maker. The only issue is, is there any attachment that with ...
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Fridge Water Line Leaking

My fridge water line is leaking, not the line running from the wall to the fridge, but the line that is inside the fridge. The issue is the connection where the inside line meets the outside line. ...
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Ice machine won't turn off the water

I have a Scotsman dce33pa 1sc ice machine. My problem is the water will not shut off. The pump continually pumps water out. I replaced the inlet water valve but that did not help.
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Low Ice Maker Water Line Pressure

I've been puzzling over the problem for a couple of hours now, where my fridge has very low water pressure at the outlet of the ice maker supply line. The line is 1/4 in copper and uses a 1/4 ...
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Fridge / Freezer not cooling. No sound.

Short: My fridge was cold two days ago. Now it's not cold at all. Makes no sounds. Power is on and lights on. Long: Fridge was in storage for unknown years, and filthy. Cleaned and plugged in. It ...
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No water in line to ice maker

I just installed a new valve for my ice maker/water dispenser for my Roper refrigerator that I bought used. The water comes out of the water dispenser, but there is no water in the line to the ice ...
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In-fridge icemaker makes hollow ice cubes. How to fix?

My freezer's icemaker is producting ice cubes that are pretty much hollow, with a thin 'shell' of ice in the shape of the mold. Instead of solid blocks, the ice is so thin they break up into tons of ...
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Why do some free-standing ice makers need floor drains?

I am about to begin a bar installation project. I need an ice maker. There appear to be two kinds of free standing ice makers - those that do and do not require drains. Why does one type need a drain?...
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My Whrilpool refrigerator not working [duplicate]

My whirlpool side by side is not cold or making ice I have tried to reset the filer and it didn't fix the problem?
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Icemaker tubing won’t snug in-compression nut

I can’t get the icemaker tubing pictured below to snug inside the compression nut. Can tighten but, but tubing keeps slipping out. Any suggestions?
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What is normal flow coming from icemaker tubing?

Could someone give me a description of what normal flow of water should be coming from water supply through icemaker tubing. It is 1/4 od plastic tubing that is traveling approximately 10 feet from ...
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What threading type is my ice maker shut off valve?

In my new apartment, I moved in to find the water dispenser in the fridge is not working. I quickly diagnosed the issue by moving the fridge away from the wall and finding that there is a water line ...
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Is this a refrigerator water hookup?

We just moved into a new place, and need to get a refrigerator -- and would like to get one with ice maker/water dispenser if possible. This capped pipe (below) is right behind where the refrigerator ...
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How can I stop the icemaker on a GE fridge from overflowing water?

I have a French door stainless steel GE fridge made by Samsung. The water overflows or splashes out of the icemaker andd then freezes in the ice compartment under the bucket, making it impossible to ...
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How do you repair or replace an ice maker in a Samsung RF23HCEDBBC Refrigerator?

I have a Samsung RF23HCEDBBC that I bought a little over a year ago. All of the sudden, it stopped making ice in the ice maker. What is bizarre is that if I click the ice maker "reset" and wait a few ...
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Ice maker control arm front slot location?

Bottom freezer ice maker control is not attached in the front. Experienced repairman knows where the slot is for reattaching. For those that do not have that experience he suggests removing the entire ...
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Refrigerator Ice Maker Frozen Fan

Background: I have a Frigidaire fridge, model #LFHB2741PFAA with a double door refrigerator on top and a pull out freezer of the bottom. The ice maker is located in the upper left corner of the ...
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No water coming from water supply line to icemaker

I have a cold water shutoff valve going to icemaker. It is connected by vinyl tubing. That end had a a brass insert, sleeve, and nut on it. If I tighten it enough to stop water from dripping, I don't ...
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Whirpool ice maker overflow

The icemaker in my whirlpool Wsf26c2exf01 is overflowing. The water reaches the icemaker fine but it spills into the ice bucket and leaks out of the unit. The only way to stop it is turning off the ...
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GE icemaker makes noise but does not dispense ice

My GE refrigerator's icemaker makes ice fine, but will not really dispense ice. When you set the dispenser to cubed or crushed and depress the trigger it will make noise and dispense one piece of ice ...
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What parts are needed to add a shutoff valve to 1/4" refrigerator water supply?

Background: We recently had to replace our refrigerator. During installation, we discovered two problems - first, there was no shutoff valve to the water line that fed into the fridge; second, there ...
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Water valve to Ice maker stuck on

I have an 18 year old GE Side-by-side refrigerator/freezer with built in filter and water dispenser. Recently we woke up one morning to water pouring out of the ice-maker onto the kitchen floor. I ...
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Fridge water dispenser line keeps freezing and not dispense water unless I dump the ice bucket

I have a Whirlpool side-by-side which has the ice bucket on the freezer door, right above the ice and water dispenser. Until recently, there was a person in my house who used a lot of ice, and the ...
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Why won't my ice maker eject ice?

I have a component-style ice maker, by which I mean it's not one of the modular kinds with holes for probe tests. It's similar to that style in that the water fills the mold, then the thermostat ...