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Water line to water dispenser is freezing up inside the freezer

Most of the posts I have seen on-line say their water line is freezing inside the door. I think mine is actually freezing inside the freezer. When I feel the tube it is rock solid. If we turn off the icemaker and empty the ice cube holder, the line eventually thaws out and the water dispenser will work again. My ice cube bin seems to get over-filled, so I am wondering if that is related to the water dispenser tube freezing up. It's like the "arm" that is supposed to gell the icemaker to quit making ice must be malfunctioning. I don't know if I have two problems or like I said if the icemaker is malfunctioning and causing the water line to the water dispenser to freeze because of it's close proximity to the ice cube bin inside the freezer. Thanks!

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  • cockroach27 Dec 27, 2008

    ive just noticed the water is not dispensing also the filter light turned red some months ago saying it needs changing, we don't live in a hard water area so im not bothered in changing it.(dont know if this stops the water)

    perhaps the cold snap we are getting has caused a temp drop in the mains water so may freeze a tad easier?

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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 replace the water valve, the icemaker solenoid, or the whole icemaker assembly.

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