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Old 11-16-2012, 11:44 AM  
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where to buy an ice maker for a 17yr amana ref.



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Old 11-16-2012, 09:46 PM  
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where to buy an ice maker for a 17yr amana ref.
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Model#?
http://www.applianceaid.com/model-number.php Some model# helps.

The place linked here can help with the icemaker.

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Definetly -shouldn't- freeze the fill tube!

If the elbow & tube has a ice blockage, it is usually best to replace the fill valve and the shut off valve. A very LARGE problem in the last few years has been the self piercing shut off valve clogging up with calcium and junk! Replace the self piercing shut off valve with a drill type shut off valve.

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Thanks for sharing the knowledge sir.

I have an old (mid '90's) Amana refrigerator/freezer side by side that is exhibiting the same symptoms as mentioned above.
Model: SRD2OS4W
MFG No: P1190801WW

When the ice maker begins filling with water, it doesn't stop.

I replaced the Valve Init, assuming that would fix the issue. Nope.

I flipped the wiring on the Valve Init, as suggested above, and water flows right out of the water dispenser, even without the water dispenser paddle being pressed.

Back story: water softener was not running for a long enough period that mineral build-up has accumulated around plumbing and sinks where water sits. Water softener is fully functional again.

Can I assume that mineral deposits and junk have clogged the shut off valve?
How do I access that?

On the back of the fridge, I can see the PEX pipe leading up to the top of the fridge into what appears to be a rubber elbow, but I am not sure. I'm a newbie when it comes to this subject.

Thanks for any assist, anyone can offer.
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The valve will be at the bottom of the pipe running up. You may need to remove the cardboard cover at the bottom to access it.

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How do you gain access to the ice maker to repair or replace it. Climb in from the front or remove a back panel? Thanks.

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with a standard side by side you loosen three screws inside the freezer which hold the ice maker to the side wall. unplug the wiring harness while you lift it off the screws.

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Just replaced my ice maker in my Amana side by side but it hasn't started making ice again...any solutions? Thanks!

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Pour water into ice maker. See if it starts working when it freezes.

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Just replaced my ice maker in my Amana side by side but it hasn't started making ice again...any solutions? Thanks!
How long ago is "just"??

Freezer must be below 15ºF before the icemaker will cycle. Is the icemaker turned on? Give it 12-24 hours and if no go or no ice yet....grab the model# of the refrigerator and what happens or doesn't happen with the icemaker....running but not filling, sitting there dead, etc.

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