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Ice maker noise when filling

When the ice maker fills on my GE Profile frig it makes a very loud noise when it starts to fill. the noise gets quieter as it fills but it is still much louder than it used to be.

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Replace the water fill valve it is at the bottom where the water line conect to the unit

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