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Water runing down back side of icemaker and forming icicle.

Replaced inlet valve and did not help. Find water has drained into ice bin and formed a slab of ice bonding ice cubes. Can see water draining down back side of ice tray at the end of water fill after dumping.

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  • morris_j_e Dec 08, 2008

    This started suddenly on a 6 year old frig.

    Maybe the controls in ice maker are faulty.

  • morris_j_e Dec 08, 2008

    Forgot to mention I could not find the water level adjustment screw on the icemaker or in diagram!

    Does this model have one and if so, where?

    Thanks

  • morris_j_e Dec 08, 2008

    Thank you for your help. Ordering a new ice maker.

    We gave it a shot, but nothing worked.

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If it is running down the back of the icmeaker then you need to make sure the inlet tube is properly installed into the fill cup on the icemaker. If the tube is in the right place then your icemaker fill level needs to be adjusted.

Posted on Dec 07, 2008

  • Shane Hays Dec 08, 2008

    OK.



    If the inlet tube is installed correctly, then you can take the front cover off of the icemaker and make an adjustment. If it is a "solid state" control head, you will see a bunch of holes in it labeled with letters, "H", "T" "L" etc. This type doesn't have much of an adjustment but you can look on the right hand side of the head and you will see a very small hole with a little peg which can be turned with a very small flat head screw driver. Turn it to the left about a single rotation. If this doesn't work you can try turning the adjustment peg the other direction. If this doesn't work then you will need to replace the icemaker.



    The other type of icemaker has a spring-loaded screw that is on the front of the head that sits horizontally. You will see a + and - sign above it, with a thin piece of metal that the screw goes through. Turn the screw until the thin piece of metal is in the - zone more. You may have to adjust it a few times.

  • Shane Hays Dec 08, 2008

    Hello. I just sent you an email through Fixya explaining where it is.

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