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My icemaker is overfilling and cause a chunk of ice in the bottom of the maker.

My icemaker is filling up the ice trays then it refills them again right away which is causing the tray to overfill and then spill over and run into the bottom and make one big chunk. Then the cubes that are being produced are just bottom shells of hollow ice. It seems like maybe there should be a timer to slow down when the water should refill and it is off and trying to refill one right after the other. Please help. Please feel free to ask any questions that may help you understand my problem better to help fix my problem. I would greatly appreciate any advice. Thanks

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Re: My icemaker is overfilling and cause a chunk of ice...

Bh, on these GE icemakers the amount of water entering the mold is controlled by temperature. There is a thermistor that sits in back by the mold. Water entering the icemaker will cause the temp. of the mold to change, effecting the resistance of the thermistor. The initial fill will activate the water valve for 5.1 seconds. After this fill there should be a 15 second delay while determining the temp of the mold. If the mold exeeds 39 degrees the fill will end and start the freeze cycle. If the temp is still below 39 degrees the control will assume there is not enough water and run the valve again for 2.5 seconds and repeat this again if the thermistor still reads below 39 degrees. Therefore Im thinking you have a thermistor problem. Im not sure if this is a serviceable part. You would have to check with GE. back.

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