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Samsung refrig ice maker and water supply doesn't work. What to do?

Check filter and water inlet if ok check water solenoid

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SOURCE: kenmore 9550580 ice maker

try turning down water pressure or reduce flow into ice maker by turning tap partially off, this should resolve problem. Regards Advisor

Posted on Aug 23, 2007

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Same thing happened to me. I unplugged the refrigerator, plugged it back in and it worked. I guess the computer system reset itself. Easy fix.

Posted on Sep 01, 2007

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SOURCE: Frigidaire signaling water dispenser instead of ice maker

Sounds like the water solinoid valves are wired wrong.One activates The water dispenser.The other the ice maker.That, why every so often the water shoots out on the floor.The ice maker is telling the valve to open.

Posted on Dec 05, 2007

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I replaced both silinoids and the ice maker. The ice maker will freeze water but not fill with water. My refridgeratoor is an a Amana

Posted on Mar 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Samsung Ice Maker on Mdl RB215LASH

ice maker fill line frozen up

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Water not coming out


WATER INLET VALVE:

Check the water inlet valve for any restrictions. You will need to shut off the valve from the household water supply before you disconnect the inlet tubing. Some water inlet valves may have a screen to filter debris before it can enter the valve. If the screen is plugged, water flow will be restricted and the result will be small or layered ice cubes. Remove and clean the screen or replace the valve. If dirt has gotten into the valve it may not shut off completely and will continuously drip water into the ice maker fill tube and will eventually freeze up. Low household water pressure or a restriction at the manual shut off valve will also cause the water inlet valve to not shut off completely and create this same condition. Self piercing saddle valves are the most common shut off valve to cause this problem as the hole that is pierced in the water line is often too small and will more easily become restricted.

The water inlet valve is operated by line voltage supplied through the ice maker control. Power is applied for approximately 7-9 seconds during the harvest cycle and energizes the solenoid on the valve to allow water to flow.
You can check the solenoid for continuity with a multi-meter. On models with multiple solenoid inlet valves, you will need to determine which portion or portions of the valve are used for the ice maker. You can normally follow the inlet tubing from the ice maker back to the valve. Unplug the refrigerator and turn off the water supply to the valve before working with this part.

(HOW TO TEST INLET VALVE: Inspect the filter screen where the supply line connects. Remove any debris or deposits that may have built up using a toothbrush or warm running water. If you cannot clear theclog, it will be necessary to replace the valve (the filter is not removable on most inlet valves). Test thewaterinletvalve for continuity using a multImeter. First, inspect the coil for an indication of it's ohm rating. If no information is printed on the coil, then use the range of 170 to 500 ohms. Set the multitester to the ohms setting X100 (if available, otherwise use the nearest ohm setting). Place a probe on each terminal. The multitester should display a reading that matches the coil's rating or if you don't know the rating then it should fall into the range of 170 to 500 ohms. If the water inlet valve does not pass this test, it should be replaced. If the inlet valve has two coils, test the second coil in the same way (note that they may not have the same ohm rating). The valve can also fail mechanically. So even if it passes the electrical test, it may still require replacement. If you have ruled out all other possibilities, go ahead and replace the valve.

Check the tap valve.A bad tap valve-the little device that connects the ice maker's water supply tube to the water pipe-may cause the problem where the ice maker's supply tube connects to the water pipe. If necessary, replace the inlet valve and the tap valve. For the tap valve, use the type that requires you to drill a 1/4-inch hole (as opposed to the "self-piercing" type). You can buy anice maker connection kitand do this yourself, or call a repair person or plumber to install an inline water filter when replacing the valve.


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Mar 23, 2015 | Samsung Refrigerators

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Ice maker stopped working. jumped it and it cycles thru but no wa


First, I'm not a Whirlpool Tech. You should have a qualified tech check and service your equipment. (Lots of water and high voltages present.)
*** The following is for information only.***
* Check if Ice full sensor. May be stuck in 'Full' position.
* Check BOTH water fill solenoid and filter (on solenoid) for debris.
* Check water flow; Source, Water filter In, Water filter out, Solenoid inlet screen, Solenoid outlet.
* Check water fill tube for kinks, cracked, or disconnected
* Final, be safe and call your vendor for service.
Aloha, ukeboy57

Feb 22, 2018 | Whirlpool Refrigerators

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Water dispenser and ice maker are not working, water supply to refrigerator is ok.


Check / replace the filter. Many fridges have a filter readily accessible from the fresh food compartment. The filter should be changed at regular intervals for best performance. A filter that is never changed will reduce and eventually stop water flow through it.

Check the temperature of the fresh food compartment near the filter. It may be "flirting" with the 32 degree mark. If it is this low, water has turned to ice - and will stop water from flowing. Bump the temperature up a tad to see if it solves the problem.

Lastly, the water supply solenoid may have failed. You didn't provide the model fridge - so I can't give specific info about it - but many fridges have one or two solenoids at the rear of the fridge for water supply and ice makers. You should hear a clicking sound from the rear of the fridge on many models when dispensing water or when the ice maker cycles on. If one has failed, you may expect to pay about $15 to $50 for a replacement - depending model.

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Typical GE Refrigerator Single Solenoid Water Inlet Valve "WR57X10033"

Solenoid valve replacement is pretty straight forward. Usually all the is needed are some simple hand tools and a rag to pick up spilled water. Make sure the water supply is shut off and unplug the fridge before attempting.

If my answer was helpful - please rate it. Thanks & good luck!

Oct 05, 2011 | GE Refrigerators

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No ice, water does not fill ice maker, but water flow is OK.


if Ice maker cycles and you get no water into it you have a clogged/frozen fill tube. If a broken line the water would go on your floor every 15 min. None of those indicates your refrig valve is bad. Dual solenoid water side works Ice doesn't.

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Ice maker does not fill with water. Pressure is ok , line is clear, Lowes tech said it might be corroded in the ice maker and to take it out to check the solenoid and water inlet for blockage. How do I...


Try swapping the wires on the dual water inlet valve. It’s on the back where the water supply comes in. Then try the water dispenser. The water should go to the ice maker. This will tell you weather or not the ice maker valve is working and if the line is clear.

The water inlet valve on the back of unit opens when the ice maker needs water. If the valve doesn't seal good because of sediment or wear it will continue to drip and when the water reaches the ice maker supply tube it will freeze blocking the fill tube.. You can take the water line off the valve and watch to see if it drips.
The ice maker hangs on the wall with three screws. two at the top and one at the bottom. Just loosen these screws and the ice maker will lift off the bracket and you can then reach the wiring harness to unplug it.

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Icemaker not working


The ice maker valve is a dual one. with 2 solenoids. One solenoid operates the water and the other the ice maker. So if the water works that don't mean the ice maker supply is ok. The ice maker itself controls the flow of water. So if the water valve is ok then the ice maker is faulty. I have repair photos HERE

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GE TBX22ZA refrig. automatic ice maker stopped making ice. I replaced the first ice maker when it stopped working with one I found at a thrift store that was still in it's original box, never used. The...


sounds like the water inlet valve/solenoid may be bad. I've had some to work awhile then quit. It could be trash inside of the inlet valve. If it has a water filter on the frig try changing it also. But try the solenoid first by turning your freezer section thermostat to its highest reading to for 24hrs.to see if the solenoid is going to work.

Dec 15, 2009 | GE Refrigerators

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GE adora side by side refrigerator DTL181C5RRBS


Try swapping the wires on the dual water inlet valve. Then try the water dispenser. The water should go to the ice maker. This will tell you weather or not the ice maker valve is working and if the line is clear.

The water inlet valve on the back of unit opens when the ice maker needs water. If the valve doesn't seal good because of sediment or wear it will continue to drip and when the water reaches the ice maker supply tube it will freeze. You can take the water line off the valve and watch to see if it drips.

Sep 18, 2009 | GE (PSS26MSRSS) Side by Side Refrigerator

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Ice maker not working on a samsung rf265aabp. water to selenoid no power to selenoid.


You won't have power to the solenoid till the ice maker dumps ice and sends signal requesting water. It only last for about 7 seconds.
Try swapping the wires on the dual water inlet valve. Then try the water dispenser. The water should go to the ice maker. This will tell you weather or not the ice maker valve is working and if the line is clear.

The water inlet valve on the back of unit opens when the ice maker needs water. If the valve doesn't seal good because of sediment or wear it will continue to drip and when the water reaches the ice maker supply tube it will freeze. You can take the water line off the valve and watch to see if it drips.

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Kenmore s/s 106.56536400 ice maker stopped working.


Pour about 2/3 cup of water into ice maker . If it dumps the ice but doesn't refill , replace the dual water inlet valve . If it doesn't dump the cubes , replace the ice maker . Also check to see that the coils under refrig are clean of dust , lint , pet hair , etc. Your water valve , has 2 main solenoids . One for the water dispenser , and , one for the ice maker .

Sep 15, 2009 | Kenmore Refrigerators

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