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Whirlpool Gx5SHDXVQ02 freezes over with ice, leaks water! why?

We don't use the ice maker. But from somewhere water collects on the bottom and makes a sheet of ice and causes the bottom freezer door not to shut properly causing more ice. Repeatedly de-icing has not worked. The ice slowly comes back and we do not know what to do.

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The filter should be before the fridge and should not affect it it sounds like the water valve from the fridge is defective .Other possibility is the icemaker head is defective and needs changing.

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SOURCE: Water collects in bottom of refrigerator and gets in bins

there is a cup in the back wall of the fridge that is the drain pull it out gently and clean it plus take a small hose and blow through the small hole if there is no cup check under the crisper to see if the drain hole is there

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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SOURCE: GE Monogram Ice Maker ZDI15 makes an ice sheet but does not drop or melt the sheet into cubes.

Below is a couple og links. One is for the user manual and the other is for parts should. Sounds to me the cutting grid is not getting hot and cutting the ice into cubes. PDF below, click link

http://imgs.ebuild.com/xCat/ebuildWebB/15?ObjectID=1105&Variant=Original

For parts or free answers go to this link and enter your model number into the search feature. Model ZD115C That will take you to a page with pictures and part numbers. The home page you may call or email for answeres. I did see a control board and for some reason the cutter is not heating this will cause the problem. Thanks, Sea Breeze

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Posted on Apr 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Ice Maker Freezing Up and Ice not dispensing

Check your ice cube tray to see if it is warped. Mine was. I took the tray off and dipped it into boiling water and remoulded it to the original shape and re-installed it. So far no problems. The tray gets warped because of the ice cube release mechanism. The tray is rotated around until it meets a block on one corner which creates the twisting motion we used to do on manual trays. Over time it tends to warp the tray. Good luck

Posted on Apr 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Ice maker won't make ice on Whirlpool refrigerator

you most likely need to change the head of thie ice maker or just get a new one... very common

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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