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Old 10-15-2011, 02:31 PM
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I have the same problem here? anyone know what the solution is? When i close the flap for the infrared sensor the light stays solid red, the ice maker is not filling the maker with water? the water to the water dispenser works just fine,any ideas?

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What is the complete model number of the refrigerator?

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The model # is GS6SHAXMQ00model #
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Make sure the water tube into the ice maker is not clogged. Locate the water inlet valve on the back of the refrigerator and swap the wires between the solenoids. Depress the water dispenser release lever for a few seconds and check for some water in the ice maker.

If there is no water, replace the water inlet valve.

If there is water, replace the ice maker.

- The water inlet valve Part number: AP3160649

Part number: AP3160649



- The ice maker Part number: AP3182733

Part number: AP3182733



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OK i did both as indicated above , switched the wires on the inlet valve and water filled the ice maker. I replaced the ice maker 2 hours ago and still no ice its not filling with water , how do i know if i need to replace the optics board?
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Pull the ice maker out but do not unplug it. Remove the head cover and check for 120 VAC between the "L" & "N" test points. Post the result.

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Ok got 120 VAC between L and N.



Let me clarify the post earlier, I switched the wires on the valve on the back of the fridge and depressed the water dispenser and water started filling the ice maker, the optics light when i open the fridge blinks a few times , when i hold the flap closed it stays solid red. I replace the ice maker and still no ice
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I read somewhere if i jump V and L with a wire that it should turn on the valve to fill the ice maker? I did that and NO water? so is it the valve? I also jumped T and H that i read was supposed to start a cycle it did not?
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I read somewhere if i jump V and L with a wire that it should turn on the valve to fill the ice maker? I did that and NO water? so is it the valve? I also jumped T and H that i read was supposed to start a cycle it did not?
Do the following:

1. Jump test points “T” to “H”.
2. Make sure the ice bin is on the door, the slide switch is “on,” and both doors are
closed.
3. Unplug the unit, or turn off the power for 10 seconds, and then reapply power.
4. After 10 seconds, open and close the freezer door.
5. After 15 seconds, open the freezer door. The ice maker should be running.
6. Remove the jumper from test points “T” to “H”.

and post the results.

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ok i jumped "T" and "H" it didn't do anything
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