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LG Refrigerator Ice Maker Not Working

LFX25960ST

The 11 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Refrigerator ice maker not working are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.

For the symptom you selected, these are the most common parts or causes, ordered by the likelihood of fixing the symptom.

Other Causes and Conditions

Freezer Temperature is Above 10 Degrees F (-12C)

If the ice maker is not working check the temperature of the freezer. If the freezer temperature is above 10 degrees F. (-12C) the ice maker will not work properly. It functions best when the freezer temperature is set between 0 and five degrees F. (-18 to -15C). If the freezer temp is too high make sure the condenser coil is clean and the condenser fan is working to cool the condenser and compressor. Check the evaporator coil for frost. If too much frost is built up the air can't circulate thru the coil and you will need to check the defrost components for a failure.

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Water Inlet Valve - Part # 1268127 Mfg Part # 5220JB2008A

Water Inlet Valve

RepairClinic Item # 1268127

If the refrigerator ice maker is not working the water inlet valve might be defective. The water inlet valve is an electro-mechanical valve. The coil can show good for continuity and still not let the water thru.

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$64.30

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Water Inlet Valve - Part # 1398828 Mfg Part # MJX41178908

Water Inlet Valve

RepairClinic Item # 1398828

If the refrigerator ice maker is not working the water inlet valve might be defective. The water inlet valve is an electro-mechanical valve. The coil can show good for continuity and still not let the water thru.

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$45.75

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Water Inlet Valve - Part # 2024520 Mfg Part # AJU72992601

Water Inlet Valve

RepairClinic Item # 2024520

If the refrigerator ice maker is not working the water inlet valve might be defective. The water inlet valve is an electro-mechanical valve. The coil can show good for continuity and still not let the water thru.

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$60.80

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Ice Maker Assembly - Part # 1267562 Mfg Part # 4681JA1006D

Ice Maker Assembly

RepairClinic Item # 1267562

If the ice maker is not working it could be that the ice maker assembly itself is defective. The freezer temp should be between 0-5 degrees for the ice maker to cycle properly. There are several components in the control module of the ice maker that can fail and most are not sold separately. Also, ice makers have a relatively short lifespan and so it might not be worth fixing. If other, simpler parts like the water inlet valve or shut off arm have been ruled out, and the only thing left is the ice maker itself, replace it as a unit.

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$220.65

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Ice Maker Assembly - Part # 1396369 Mfg Part # AEQ36756901

Ice Maker Assembly

RepairClinic Item # 1396369

If the ice maker is not working it could be that the ice maker assembly itself is defective. The freezer temp should be between 0-5 degrees for the ice maker to cycle properly. There are several components in the control module of the ice maker that can fail and most are not sold separately. Also, ice makers have a relatively short lifespan and so it might not be worth fixing. If other, simpler parts like the water inlet valve or shut off arm have been ruled out, and the only thing left is the ice maker itself, replace it as a unit.

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$124.05

Other Causes and Conditions

Low Water Pressure from House Supply

If the ice maker is not working the water pressure in the house might be too low. The water inlet valve which supplies water to the ice maker is designed to work with a minimum of 20 psi of water pressure.

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Door Switch - Part # 1268243 Mfg Part # 6600JB1010A

Door Switch

RepairClinic Item # 1268243

If the refrigerator ice maker is not working, the door switch might be defective. When the freezer door is opened the freezer door switch does two things, it turns on the light in the freezer and turns off the ice maker and dispenser. If the door switch fails the dispenser will not turn on. The switch can be checked for continuity with an Ohm meter. If it doesn’t have continuity it should be replaced.

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$6.00

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Door Switch - Part # 1268250 Mfg Part # 6600JB3007E

Door Switch

RepairClinic Item # 1268250

If the refrigerator ice maker is not working, the door switch might be defective. When the freezer door is opened the freezer door switch does two things, it turns on the light in the freezer and turns off the ice maker and dispenser. If the door switch fails the dispenser will not turn on. The switch can be checked for continuity with an Ohm meter. If it doesn’t have continuity it should be replaced.

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$6.05

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Water Filter - Part # 1266880 Mfg Part # 5231JA2005A

Water Filter

RepairClinic Item # 1266880

If the refrigerator ice maker is not working the water filter might be clogged. Try changing the water filter.

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$141.55

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Water Filter - Part # 1266885 Mfg Part # 5231JA2006F

Water Filter

RepairClinic Item # 1266885

If the refrigerator ice maker is not working the water filter might be clogged. Try changing the water filter.

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$55.80

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