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Does not make ice

Was not making ice and dripping water into the ice container. I changed the water filter to improve the water flow.. Ice would start to be made after the frig was shut off for 8 hrs., but it would soon stop making ice again. Water was again dripping into the ice bin. TY Walt

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Hi! Walt42
Sound like the electrical fill valve to the ice maker is not closing all the way. It may have a piece of something in the valve. You should be able to remove the valve and try blowing through the valve. If in dought remove the outlet line from the valve and see if any water runs out.
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Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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