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Why won't my icemaker drop the ice?

This question is for a Kenmore side by side model #106.56542400. We purchased this fridge used it 1.5 weeks ago and there was ice in the bin. Ever since we brought it home and hooked it up, the icemaker hasn't worked. The water dispenser works fine and I have installed a new water filter, that fits snug (the button is locked). I can feel ice frozen in the tray but it won't drop down. The freezer temp is very cold and bottles of water freeze quickly. The on/off light blinks twice and stops but when you depress the flap, the light is steady. The ice bin fits snuggly and seems to be in place correctly.

Kenmore , Refrigerators , Appliances
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I am having the exact same problem. I have replaced the ice maker with a brand new one and even added a new solenoid water value. I have tried the jumper to manually start the icemaker and it does eventually drop the ice, however it does seem to struggle on it. Could this mean the Electronic control board is bad? The bottom of the ice maker tray is cold.
by Manage My Life
May 27th, 2012
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