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Maytag Refrigerator MFI2569YEM0 Help me troubleshoot my icemaker...

bassadict69

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Maytag MFI2569YEM0 is not making ice...I have a good flow of water to the dispensor

I have read about jumping two points to activate the ice maker and attempted that and the ice maker does absolutely nothing. Is there something else to check? Or does that mean my icemaker is bad?

The main control board was previously changed about 6 months ago...everything worked fine after.
The water valve was changed about a month ago because the water line kept freezing...it has not made ice since, and not sure how well it was making ice before changing.
 

Jake

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So If you put your meter leads between L and N on the ice maker module you have 120 Volts AC? Make sure the you hold the light switch's in when testing for 120 Volts AC between L and N.

Ice Maker Module.jpg


This is the ice maker for your model:
whirlpool-small8cube-icemakerassy-wpw10300024-ap6019087_01_m.jpg


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bassadict69

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Yes, I do have a little over 12v between L & N...

I do have just a handful of ice cubes in the bucket, but it should be plenty full by now!
 

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12 volts Only? Not 120 volts?

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Sorry, I have no clue what I got earlier! I did it quickly while juggling 3-4 things.

I just rechecked it and got nothing! Also there is still the same handful of ice in the bucket, no more than earlier.
 

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On the main control board between J1 Pin 8 to J2 Pin 8 you should get 120 volts. That's the voltage that goes to the ice maker itself.

If you do get 120 volts between J1 Pin 8 to J2 Pin 8 on the main control board, then you'd need a new wire harness:

Here's the main control board for your model:
whirlpool-board-hv-control-wpw10312695-ap6019287_01_m.jpg


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Ok, yes keep us posted.

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It should be counting left to right.

Pin 1 is far left then count to the right to Pin 8.

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It's reading 120v... Is there a way to test the icemaker end of the harness? How do we know its the harness and not the icemaker itself?
 

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Go back at what I said in post #2:--->Put your meter leads between L and N on the ice maker module you have 120 Volts AC? Make sure the you hold the light switch's in when testing for 120 Volts AC between L and N.

If you don't get 120 volts across L and N, then unplug the wire harness at the ice maker and ohm test the thermal in-line fuse that connects to the ice maker and see if you have continuity on it, if no continuity then its bad, and this wire harness is in-stock:

I circled the in-line thermal fuse in RED:

wireharns-wire.jpg
 

bassadict69

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So the fuse isn't replaceable? I'll test that when I get home this afternoon...

That harness does not look like it will be fun to change out? Is there a tutorial online anywhere?
 

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Correct, you can't just replace the in-line fuse, you have to order the wire harness.

Watch this video:


Jake
 
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