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Icemaker fill tube freeze

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Ice maker fill tube appears to be freezing. Tube from water valve to fill tube is blocked until I defrost it. Once defrosted it makes a couple of batches of ice and then freezes again. Water valve appears to be operating and delivering the correct amount of wate when detached from fill line. I replaced fill tube heater but it did not correct problem. New heater and old measured same resistance so I was not surprised that it did not correct problem.

When does fill tube heater activate? I can check to see if it is getting power if I know when it activates during the cycle.

Any other suggestions?

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  • edenigris Jan 08, 2009

    GE Monogram ZISS42DCASS. Frozen fill tube, replaced fill tube, still freezing after 12 hours.

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Unfortunately, this has been a regular problem with mine for 6 years.  It started within the first week of installation.  I suggest calling GE and keeping track of when you called, who you spoke to, etc.  Every single part has been replaced at lest once and I am still without reliable ice.  I have been asking or a replacement since day one.  GE is not good on the customer service end of things.

Posted on Sep 15, 2008

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SOURCE: too much wate flow into icemaker

it over filling or it leaking from the mold i never seen thi model over filled mold when i see wtr in bin is usually the mold that is leaking you can check with a mirror or remove to inspect is texture is peeling off repl entire ice maker if is ok then repl wtr valve is not closing when it has filled the mold you only need 4oz of wtr

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Ice makers have limit switches, thermal temp sensors, heating element and if anything gits out of order with these parts they will begin to do strange things like that. Now if you would like to remove it and have a look at the internal parts you may find the problem. They are a little easy to loose parts so be careful if that's your choice. A series of about six different cycles happen when they fill until the time it empties and begins again. They may cost less if you don't see what wrong to purchase a new ice maker. If you would like more help feel free to ask, Thanks, Sea Breeze

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Water Dripping and freezing from icemaker fill spout.

I appears that no one offers solutions to the hundreds of requests on your website. I don't have enough time to wait for an answer from you folks.

Posted on Aug 04, 2009

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SOURCE: GE TFH27PRSA ice maker water fill tube and

all is normal with the defrost heater getting red hot.

as far as the inlet tube freezing, you most likely need a new water inlet valve. it may not be closing all the way and water is slowly dripping into the icemaker and freezing up right away. a new valve should fix your issue. here is the part that you need. http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=t-TFH27PRSA-%3d%3di1032629&PartID=1032629

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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SOURCE: ICEMAKER OVERFLOWS WITH WATER AND FREEZES INTO

Your solenoid shutoff for your water is bad or the shutoff switch near the icemaker isnt working

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