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When water dispenser is used, water also flows to icemaker

Westinghouse wse6070sa. Ice maker works fine. Whenever water is coming out water dispenser on freezer door it is also flowing into ice cube tray. When dispenser is released water stops flowing to ice maker.

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dadcanfix. There are two possibilities here. One could be the water valve itself, clogged or not seating or opening properly. The second would be the water tank on the refrigerator side, partially frozen. I believe they have a kit now with coiled tubing that replaces that tank because of the trouble they had with it. Remove the refer drawers and take a hair dryer and go over the tank lightly. See if that improves the water flow. Catriver..post back.

Posted on Mar 21, 2007

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Faulty ice maker unit. Regards Advisor

Posted on Aug 23, 2007

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That on/off arm...you should be able to move it and it will likely make a small click when the switch goes on or off. That arm controls the ice making. There is also a float, is it working freely? It has a switch too. Ultimately, the water is controlled by a solenoid valve. It may be defective. Many of these units are removable to test the switches with a multimeter. Turn off the water and remove to test. Some parts are available...some parts are by the unit only.

Posted on Dec 24, 2007

TampaNative
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Bsbbj,
If the cubes are fusing together (such as when you overfill an ice tray), your solution could be as simple as adjusting the fill volume (there should be an adjustment under the front plastic cover, and the cover should just pop off and snap back on unless you see screws attaching it) and when your ice maker was replaced this probably wasn't calibrated correctly. Your mention of the side of the maker bulging also leads me to believe the water is overflowing and freezing within the dispenser (causing it to bulge and not dispense).
I hope this helps and Good luck.

Posted on Mar 16, 2008

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yes there is a problem with the water valve or the fill tube that puts water into the ice maker is frozen not letting water into the ice maker

Posted on Apr 17, 2008

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I suspect that when the water valve was replaced, that the plug's were reversed that provide the power to the valve. Exchange the two plugs on the water valve and you may find the problem is fixed.

Posted on May 26, 2008

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