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Offline BryanS

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Re: Whirlpool GSS26C5XXY02 refrigerator ice maker not getting power
« Reply #10 on: December 19, 2016, 05:06:01 PM »

The power for the optics comes from the display board.  You could possibly have bad optics or display. That icemaker should cycle with it jumpered out after power reset.  Check L to N for 120. L to M should be 120 I believe. It may be M to N.  Check both. L to M may read 0 if it's reading the same line. You should have schematic under your fridge behind the toekick if you want to try phoning your wiring from the optics to the display board. Also you can ohm your icemaker wiring from the toekick plug too.

Offline baldwinappliance

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Re: Whirlpool GSS26C5XXY02 refrigerator ice maker not getting power
« Reply #11 on: December 20, 2016, 12:19:41 AM »
I had one not long ago where a wire going from kick plate to the door was internally broken. Followed wiring diagram and found power at harness in kick plate but not at the ice maker. Found if I jiggled the wire or had the door in a certain position that the IM would work. Only solution was a new door but customer declined. He had already replaced IM, valve and main board before calling me.

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Re: Whirlpool GSS26C5XXY02 refrigerator ice maker not getting power
« Reply #12 on: December 20, 2016, 10:51:02 AM »
I had that issue before as well.  Luckily I could repair the broken wires.  Barely had enough to splice.

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Re: Whirlpool GSS26C5XXY02 refrigerator ice maker not getting power
« Reply #13 on: December 20, 2016, 11:16:16 AM »
I will ring the wires out and see what I find.

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Offline jloy249

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Re: Whirlpool GSS26C5XXY02 refrigerator ice maker not getting power
« Reply #14 on: September 26, 2017, 10:02:58 AM »
I realize this is an old thread, what ended up fixing your problem.  I have the same model with similar issue, except my water dispenser is still working.

Here's what I posted...

I would greatly appreciate help with my ice maker not making ice. The fridge is 6 years old and did not have a water line hooked up to it until last month. I hooked the water line up, flushed the system and waited for ice, but it never made any. I did some trouble shooting on my own, ie hooking up multi-meter to check the voltage to water inlet valves, sufficient pressure, replaced water filter, etc. and couldn't find the problem.

I had a technician come out to diagnose the problem and he said we needed to replace the ice maker itself, he also recommended replacing the IR receiver control board even though it tested good. His estimate was over $400.

I ordered and replaced the ice maker assembly myself without issues. It was a very easy job, but I'm still not getting any ice. I am getting water out of the water dispenser. Again, any help would be greatly appreciated.

« Last Edit: September 26, 2017, 10:04:13 AM by jloy249 »

 

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