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How to get water to run in new fridge icemaker

Water will not fill, needs to be primed

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If it's the first time water has been applied to the icemaker it will take some time to push out the air in the line. When there is no air in the water stream from the door dispenser, you can be assured the air is gone to the ice maker too. The ice maker itself has an adjustment for the water level in the tray. It may need adjusting. If you don't have the instruction booklet for the ice maker, you can get it on Frigidaire's web site.

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