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Hello, I have a GE Profile side-by-side (see below). If the water supply to the ice maker is turned off (vac home), but the Ice maker is left on - - will that damage the ice maker moter? Is there any risk to the refrigerator? PSC23MSTSS, GE Profile CustomStyle? 22.6 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator with Dispenser) Thanks, -John

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You can possibly burn out the solenoid valve. There is an off position on the ice maker itself and possibly a switch to turn the power off to the IM.

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