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Kenmore elite model 106.52602100 icemaker does not make ice

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My side by side Kenmore elite refrigerator model 106.52602100 ice maker does not make ice.  There is water to the back of the refrigerator, wator out the water dispenser in the front door, no water in the tray, the blades are not turning, and there is no red light emitted in the closed position.

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Water at the back of the fridge means you have water going to the valve. Water at the dispenser simply indicates your water filter isn't stopping the water flow. Neither necessarily means water is coming out of the ice maker side of your two chambered water inlet valve... but we will hold that thought for the moment.

Your emitter should send a steady beam if you hold down the flap on the receiver. This could simply means your emitter is bad... if so replace it.

It could also mean your icemaker is not in the "ready" or parked position. To determine this, look at the icemaker's ejector

... the rake-like tines that push the ice out of the mold. Looking at the icemaker, those times should be pointing at your head... or if you look at the icemaker from its front (the square part) the tines should be at a 2:30 position. If not, then bad icemaker or bad icemaker thermal fuse. If so, replace the icemaker.

If you determine it was a faulty icemaker, make sure water is flowing into the new icemaker. If not, check for iced-over fill tube or malfunctioning inlet valve. This is important as a bad valve or partially blocked fill tube can cause the icemaker to produce malformed ice which can jam the ejector and burn out the motor or thermal fuse.

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