I have taken out the three solenoid valve,but don't know how the wiring goes to plug onto the prongs.The plugs have 2 wires on 1 side and 1 wire on the other. The plugs are colorred,purple, red and white. On the solenoid has a marking "M " and "B4" on the prongs.
Please tell me how they connect. Your help would be very appericated.
Answer Norman, I don't have connector colors, But I do have wire colors, The single solenoid"Isolation valve"will have the water inlet tube attached to it and have a purple and tan wire in one side and a white wire on the other, The solenoid that supplies water to the ice maker will have a tan wire in one connector and a white wire in the other. and the solenoid that supplies water to the door dispenser will have a purple wire in one connector and a white wire in the other. I think this will get you through the rest of the repair, Good Luck and Thanks.
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My water valve has all threaded fiittings on the lines. What do I have to do to convert the lines to use with the new style water valve for push in lines?
Answer Hello Bob,
All you need to do is cut the ends off of the water lines, (the lines must be cut off SQUARELY), to eliminate the part that has indentations from the other installation. The lines will slip into the new valve fittings and when they bottom, push harder until you feel them "pop" in about another 1/4 of an inch. When this occurs, pulling on the line a bit seats the seal.
The icemaker won't make ice. I have water to the door, but it won't make ice. I know there are 3 solonoids, the blue one has 346 ohms and the gree one has 171 ohms. How do I manually start the icemaker so I can check the valve? I know it only works when it is called for. When I took the cover off the icemaker, it said not to turn manually. Thanks for your help.
Answer Harry, Apparently you have a basic W/P heat release ice maker. To "manually" start your ice maker, remove the front cover, take a 3 inch legth of 14 guage insulated wire and remove 3/4 of an inch of the insulation from both ends. Looking at the control plate and gear, insert one end of the wire in the opening labelled "T" and the other end into the opening labelled "H" Mkae sure you hold the wire by the insulation and press the wire in enough to make contact with the internal contacts, Once the main gear starts to rotate, remove the wire. You'll also need to tape the freezer door switch shut.
Changed water inlet valve, water is leaking from red and the blue line. How do I stop the leaks?
Answer Hello Robin. Hello Robin. You will need to press in on the water lines and make sure they are seating and locking into the water valve 2206123. If not, they will leak.