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Icemaker is bad or fill spout is frozen over. Please contact me if you need further help and leave feedback. Thanks for letting me help you!

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Is the water volume adjustable in my icemaker?


It maybe pressure related and not a volume of water problem. You could try to go and turn down the tap at the point the water line is attached to the feed pipe for the line to the ice maker they only need to be open a little say one turn to feed the unit.

May 30, 2015 | Kenmore Refrigerators

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Serial # k15004707 model # mf12665xew3 french doors ice maker in upper left corner. After the ice maker fills with water it drips off the front side.


Refrigerator Leaking From Icemaker
If it's leaking from inside the freezer then it's coming from the icemaker or the drain. Lets start with the icemaker. If it's the icemaker there will likely be an ice hanging from the icemaker or just a big block of ice in the ice bin. In any case, it will be obvious.
There are a few reasons this will happen: one is the icemaker will stop turning when it gets to the fill cycle. This will happen when the gears in the icemaker break. On GE icemakers that were made before the year 2000, you can see the gears by taking off the cover on the front of the icemaker. However, if the small gear is broke you can't buy it as far as I know. I have been taking them off of junk icemakers for years. So this part may be hard to find. But if the big gear is broke replace it. Another reason icemakers leak is the fill tube is stopped up and I already discussed this earlier (replace water valve and clean out tube).
Another reason icemakers leak is that the water comes in too fast so it over fills the first cube mold. When this happens you will get a few drops of water when it fills. To fix this you have to take the icemaker out and remove the piece on the side of the icemaker. I don't know the name of it so for this we'll call it cube separator because that's what it does (most of them just snap off others have a screws). Now take silicone (RTV) and put a small amount around the first cube mold only under the cube separator. Now reinstall the cube separator and wipe off excess silicone and it shouldn't leak anymore.
Another reason that icemakers leak is that the refrigerator water valve sticks after the icemaker goes out of the fill cycle. When this happens the valve stays on and the icemaker keeps on turning, in which case, replace the refrigerator water valve.







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Just recently noticed the icemaker was not making ice. I checked to make sure the water was on (we are getting water through our water dispenser). I checked and there is no ice in the icemaker. Do I...


pull off cover in front of icemaker, there should be 2 hole under big gear labeled t and the other labeled h, jump those 2 with an insulated jumper wire, icemaker should run through complete cycle, pull out jumper wire at about 11 oclock on big gear, if goes through complete cycle and fills with water, ice maker is good, if not replace ice maker

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Why is the ice maker not droping ice / Mod. ET1FTTXKQ00 / Type C21TFA01 Whirlpool 08-01


Take a 4 inch piece of 14 gauge insulated wire and strip 1 inch of insulation off each end. Bend the wire into a U shape.Remove the plastic cover from the front of the icemaker. Insert the bare ends into the terminals marked T and H on the face of the icemaker. The wheel should move and dispense the ice into the bucket. If it does not move and drop the ice replace the icemaker.

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The fridge is not making ice but instead water pours out


If water is overfilling the icemaker, and you have an older style icemaker, you can adjust the fill switch on the icemaker.
Pop off the front cover of the icemaker and you will see an adjustment screw attatched to a lever. Adjust the screw so the lever goes toward the - symbol. This will shorten the amount of time the water valve turns on to fill the icemaker. If the lever is centered between the + and - symbols, turn it about 1 turn toward the -. If it is more toward the + side, adjust it to the center. It may take a few adjustments before you get it filling correctly.
If it is a newer style electronic icemaker there will not be any adjustment on it.
If you will post the model number I will try to look it up and see what kind of icemaker set-up you have.

water pressure is fine but is the icemaker getting the right amount of water? the biggest cause of hollow cubes is as you know is low water pressure. another thing is check that the i/m is level allowing water to go all teh way to the head of the I/m. If you can dip your fingers in teh very fron cube mold and verify that water is getting all teh way there.
The sensor for mold temperature is at teh fron housing so that is why its important for water to get there or else it will sense water actual freezer temp instead of water/ice temp.

May 10, 2009 | Amana ASD2626HE Side by Side Refrigerator

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Icemaker does not fill with water


Try using an hairdryer or defrosting the unit completely , this often get rid of blockage caused by frozen lines fixing the problem.

The water lines can also be unblocked from dirt using a thin flexible shaft. This after defrosting.

If all that does not fix the problem, then you may need to check the wiring to icemaker solenoid.

Enter the model number on one of two websites below to get parts and diagrams for your appliance:


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check see if the lever arm in the icmaker is up

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sounds as if the icemaker is getting too much water and causing the unit to flood out. aside from replacing the icemaker you may be able to adj the amount of water going into the icemaker. there is a screw that holds the front cover of the icemaker inplace. remove the cover and you should see a screw  with a + and - sign on it. try turning the screw 1/4 turn then wait for the icemaker to cycle and see if it improves. keep making theses adjustments until your problem is solved thx peyton

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sounds as if the icemaker is getting too much water and causing the unit to flood out. aside from replacing the icemaker you may be able to adj the amount of water going into the icemaker. there is a screw that holds the front cover of the icemaker inplace. remove the cover and you should see a screw  with a + and - sign on it. try turning the screw 1/4 turn then wait for the icemaker to cycle and see if it improves. keep making theses adjustments until your problem is solved thx peyton 

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