There is no difference when either paddle is pushed, just water. So the ice maker side of the water inlet valve could be working fine and getting voltage, but it really has nothing much to do with the water inlet side for the dispenser. If so equipped, the ice and water filter in your refrigerator is responsible for removing any debris or contaminants from your water that may remain after local water treatment. First, depending on your model, make sure t... hat the on/off switch is in the on position or the bail arm is in the down position. If the water pressure is sufficient, use a multimeter to check for power to the water inlet valve. Enter model number to search for the required part specific to your product, Browse our parts categories to select from a variety of parts for your product. At the end of the cycle, the icemaker module sends power to the water inlet valve to refill the tray with water. When the thermostat or sensor on the icemaker tray reaches about 15 degrees Fahrenheit, the motor cycles to release the ice cubes. If the door switch fails, the dispenser will not turn on. Before replacing the ice maker assembly, check the water inlet valve, water line, and fan. The water inlet valve supplies water to the ice and water dispenser. In addition, check to see if frost has accumulated on the evaporator coils. Accessibility. If the water inlet valve is defective, or if it has insufficient pressure, it won’t allow water to flow through. Mayer, there was only little bit of water after the service tech left and the fingers were frozen into it enough that the shaft was bowed a little. If the door switch does not have continuity when activated, replace it. I do appreciate your time on this. Already ordered? I’ve set set many times. No ice in the tray. If the freezer temperature is too high, ensure that the condenser coils are clear of debris and the condenser fan is working properly. @oldhvactech, Hi Robin, I have a samsung rs25h511sr/aa. The door switch turns off the ice and water dispenser when the refrigerator door is open. Hold times are long. @johniece Please post a new question on now cold enough. One side of the valve is for the ice maker and the other side for the water dispenser. If the evaporator coils are frosted over, part of the defrost system has likely failed. To determine if the door switch is defective, use a multimeter to test it for continuity. If the freezer temperature is too high, ensure that the condenser coils are clear of debris and the condenser fan is working properly. My Samsung side by side dispenses water but it will not make ice. Make sure that the water pressure to the valve is at least 20 psi. Join Repair Clinic's VIP email list for 10% off, plus other discounts and tips! If t... he water inlet valve has sufficient pressure and is getting power, but the ice maker won’t fill with water to make ice, replace the water inlet valve. @blm462012. If none of these parts are at fault, and the freezer temperature is at least 15 degrees Fahrenheit, replace the ice maker assembly. Refrigerator was shut down for 24 hours and thermistor was replaced therefore everything was defrosted so no frozen lines. Ice maker does not fill. The freezer temperature should be set between 0 and 5 degrees Fahrenheit (-18 to -15C) for the ice maker to work properly. Ice Maker Assembly Is there any way/reason it’s just not cold enough? I did an onboard Icemaker Diagnostic Everything passes Including the water fill test yet the mold is bone dry. Thx, Barney Mathews Here's a very good video on repair Sumsing ice makers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_NnNsn6... 09/06/2018 by Water dispenses perfectly. Email, Freezer Temperature is Above 10 Degrees F (-12C). The water inlet valve is an electrically-controlled valve that opens to supply water to the dispenser and ice maker. If the icemaker module is defective, the ice maker won’t make or dispense ice. 09/04/2018 by If the water pressure is sufficient, use a multimeter to check for power to the water inlet valve. If water filter doesn't fix, next is the entire ice maker assembly. If the water inlet valve has sufficient pressure and is getting power, but the ice maker won’t fill with water to make ice, replace the water inlet valve. We carry more than 4 million parts from over 175 major brands, so chances are, we've got the part you need. Over time the filter may become restricted and reduce or stop the water flow to the dispenser. Robin Foster Check the water flow and test the pressure to determine if it is at least 20 psi. Shipping all 7 days! There are usually test points in the module that a technician can use to further diagnose problems with the module. © 2020 iFixit — Licensed under Creative Commons — Privacy — The freezer temperature should be set between 0 and 5 degrees Fahrenheit (-18 to -15C) for the ice maker to work properly. The home may have insufficient water pressure. I’ll replace the ice maker before I call him back again. The icemaker module is equipped with a motor that cycles the ice ejector arms or turns a tray to eject the cubes into the ice bucket. Most filters contain and are made up of carbon and a fabric filter. Thank you! As a result, the ice maker won’t make ice. If the freezer temperature is above 10 degrees Fahrenheit (-12C), the ice maker will not produce ice cubes efficiently. I can hear it energize but not filling. Since many of the ice maker components are not sold separately, you may need to purchase and replace the entire ice maker assembly. Make sure that the water pressure to the valve is at least 20 psi. If the water inlet valve is defective, or if it has insufficient pressure, it won’t allow water to flow through. If the temperature is correct but the ice maker won’t work, the water inlet valve might be defective. If the freezer temperature is above 10 degrees Fahrenheit (-12C), the ice maker will not produce ice cubes efficiently. If the icemaker module has ejector blades, check to ensure that ice cubes are not stuck in the blades. If the water pressure is sufficient, use a multimeter to check for power to the water inlet valve. Since many of the ice maker components are not sold separately, you may need to purchase and replace the entire ice maker assembly. We've got millions of parts, hundreds of brands, and thousands of step-by-step videos— everything you need to find it, fix it and finish the job right. Make sure that the water pressure to the valve is at least 20 psi. I do have well water, the tap functions but very low flow. Any one have this same issue and know the solution? In addition, check to see if frost has accumulated on the evaporator coils. I figured it just wasn’t getting water so I replaced the solenoid and still nothing. Robin Foster. The water inlet valve is an electrically-controlled mechanical valve that opens to supply water to the dispenser and ice maker. Water line is not frozen because we had to shut it down to have the thermistor replaced at which the repair guy also said the ice maker was working. Cause 3. Freezer Temperature is Above 10 Degrees F (-12C). As a result, the ice maker won’t make ice. The valve requires at least 20 psi to function properly. The water inlet valve in your model refrigerator is a duel water inlet valve. One component of the ice maker assembly might be defective. I see alot of replacing the filter but if the filter was clogged wouldn’t I not be getting water dispensed? The water inlet valve requires a minimum of 20 psi to function properly. Robin Foster. Start doing it yourself with the confidence that comes with 100+ years of experience. One component of the ice maker assembly might be defective. Make sure that the water pressure to the valve is at least 20 psi. At first it make ice again and now nothing. Just asking for clarification. My ice maker and my reservoir stopped working simultaneously, the ice maker stopped making ice and the reservoir which had ice in it already stopped dispensing ice, could this be more likely the result of a blown fuse? Under further examination test 62C Electronic Expansion Valve test fails. The ice maker functions when you press the reset button but still will not make ice. Any clue as to the reason? If the evaporator coils are frosted over, part of the defrost system has likely failed. Before replacing the ice maker assembly, check the water inlet valve, water line, and fan. Robin Foster, John Downs Terms — Your thoughts? If t... he water inlet valve has sufficient pressure and is getting power, but the ice maker won’t fill with water to make ice, replace the water inlet valve. 09/05/2018 by Once I removed the ice maker, defrosted it, and reinstalled it there has been no water in the tray again. If none of these parts are at fault, and the freezer temperature is at least 15 degrees Fahrenheit, replace the ice maker assembly. If the water pressure is sufficient, use a multimeter to check for power to the water inlet valve. If the water inlet valve has sufficient pressure and is getting power, but the ice maker won’t fill with water to make ice, replace the water inlet valve. My Samsung has water production when you press either paddles on the door. I suspect the solenoid could be plugged. I have an Electrolux EI28BS56IS5 Refrigerator not making Ice the water valve was faulty and I replaced. @nepheligenous. 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