Ice Maker Issues

Is Your Whirlpool Refrigerator Ice Maker Leaking? You Can Fix It!

Posted by on Jul 27, 2019 in Ice Maker Issues | 1 comment

Waking up to water dripping down the side of your fridge is never fun. Luckily, there is a quick and easy solution. Even in brand new expensive fridges with all their touchscreen doors and voice-controlled coolers, the ice maker has not had any big advancements. With cheap plastic that breaks easily and pumps that will die, it is important to purchase and replace the ice maker when yours breaks. Common issues with your whirlpool icemakers include the tray missing the ice bucket when dumping, the plastic cracking and cause a water leak or the water pump in the machine over pump the water...

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GE Refrigerator Not Making ICE?

Posted by on Aug 20, 2018 in Ice Maker Issues | 4 comments

Unfortunately, it seems to be a fairly common occurrence among our users that GE refrigerators simply stop making ice one day.  Here are a few simple steps to get you back on track without needing to call a repair person.  Some GE refrigerators have a “test” button on the control panel or on the icemaker itself which will run a series of tests and “dump” any ice in the icemaker.  Give this a shot and see what happens. Then, ensure that nothing else has changed since it was making ice.  For instance, no changes to the refrigerator water line, kitchen plumbing, sink,...

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Dripping or Leaking Water Dispenser?

Posted by on Dec 31, 2017 in Ice Maker Issues, Water Dispenser Issues | 5 comments

If your refrigerator water dispenser recently started leaking or dripping water slowly then you might have an issue with water valve.  Some refrigerators use a dual water valve like the WR57X10032 water valve one for the ice maker and one for the water dispenser.  Therefore it is possible that the water dispenser is working fine but the ice maker is not receiving water or vice versa. Fortunately, the latest water valves have a very simple installation a new style push on fittings for water outlet line and a screw on compression for the water inlet fitting.  These new valves cost under...

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Ice Dispenser Door Stuck Open?

Posted by on Dec 31, 2017 in Ice Maker Issues | 1 comment

Is your ice dispenser door on your GE refrigerator not closing properly?  Sometimes you can simply tap or lift the door to close it but eventually, the door will stick in place and not close at all.  Once the door is stuck open it will create frost on the inside of the freezer and even begin dripping water on the outside. This is a common issue with GE refrigerators as the solenoid that opens and closes the ice maker dispenser door gets corroded and stuck.  Fortunately, it is only takes about 10 minutes and a $25 part to fix.  there are a number YouTube videos demonstrating how to change the...

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GE Refrigerator Ice Maker Stopped Working?

Posted by on Feb 3, 2017 in Ice Maker Issues | 1 comment

There is no argument that they don’t make refrigerators like they used to.  The plastic is easily broken and the designs are less than optimal.  Fortunately, between amazon and youtube you’ll find that most homeowners can fix their refrigerator themselves with in under and hour and less than $100. Ice makers are commonly problematic on GE refrigerators.  The plastic will break, they will overfill with water, underfill, stop filling altogether, stop spinning to drop the ice, spin but not drop the ice or sometimes they’ll just keep making too much ice and not stop! If your GE...

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GE Refrigerator ICE Maker Not Working? Fix it Yourself!

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Ice Maker Issues | 1 comment

It is quite common for the GE refrigerator Ice maker to break or completely quit working. I’ve read reports from hundreds of GE refrigerator owners people with the same issue. Some users complain that plastic parts had broken while others say the icemaker simply quit working and no longer makes ice. Instead of calling a repairman and spending $500 dollars to repair the ice maker, you can replace the icemaker yourself without much trouble. The GE refrigerator icemaker can be purchased for roughly $100 and installed within 15 minutes. Check out the

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