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Whirlpool ice maker - water freezing before the ice maker

kasy68

Member
Joined
Aug 2, 2014
Messages
1
Location
Battle Ground WA
Model Number
ED5LHEXTD00
Brand
Whirlpool
Age
6-10 years
The water coming into the icemaker is freezing right before the icemaker. I haven't changed the temp setting in years but all of sudden in the last few months it freezes up. any ideas
 

jeff1

Appliance Tech - Moderator
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Joined
Oct 10, 2004
Messages
24,825
Location
Ontario, Canada
Hi,

I haven't changed the temp setting in years

Did you check the freezer temp?

The water coming into the icemaker is freezing right before the icemaker

Low pressure fills, fill valve not 100% shutting off are common trouble makers for freezing up the fill tube/elbow.

If needed:

Water-Inlet-Valve-W10408179-01289316.jpg LINK> Water inlet valve kit

jeff.
 
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