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Maytag ice maker floods the kitchen when water does not shut off when filling the ice tray. What's the reason and fix?

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    John Tripp Dec 04, 2012

    Then hold off on the water control valve. The ice maker sets the time of water valve flow. If lifting the arm on the ice maker stops the water valve then the problem is most likely the ice maker. Sorry for the change in direction. John Tripp

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    John Tripp Dec 04, 2012

    here is a link to a Maytag/Whirlpool ice maker troubleshooting service manual http://appliance911seabreeze.com/whirlpo...

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What is the refrigerator model number? In most cases the dual water control valve with have a mechanical defect and cause the water to flow by the valve even when off. W10408179 Water Inlet Valve
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If you can find your model number around the fresh food section door frame please post so I can insure I give you the correct part numbers, Thanks Sea Breeze

Posted on Dec 04, 2012

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  • Rodger Mitchell Dec 04, 2012

    Model # is MSD2454GR

  • Rodger Mitchell Dec 04, 2012

    Water seems to shut off when the ice maker is shut off by lifting the bar, thanks

  • Rodger Mitchell Dec 04, 2012

    Does that mean I need a whole new icemaker? Thanks for your help and sending me the link

  • John Tripp
    John Tripp Dec 04, 2012

    It may be easier for most to replace the whole ice maker. For some people they like to rebuild their ice maker but for most it is just easier and cheaper to replace. Thank You, John Tripp

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SOURCE: water leaks from ice maker in ice tray.

When the ice maker calls for water it'll be filling for about 7 seconds if is more the ice maker inside control board is bad , but if there's water in the ice maker all the timeeven after or before it calls for water it means that the water valve (solenoid) that supplies water to the ice maker is leaking and you have to replace it.

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SOURCE: no water pressure for ice maker or water despenser

Sounds to me that you attached a bulet piercing valve to a cold water pipe. If you did I would say the tiny hole that the valve put into the pipe has blocked up and causing your low water pressure. I have sen this problem a million times with that type of valve. You could try to close the valve and then open it back up. Sometimes this will clear the hole. If not I would replace the valve with the type of valve you have for your sink. there better in every way. You may need to have a plumber do the job for you but you will never have this problem again. Good luck

Posted on Jul 12, 2007

SOURCE: no water for ice maker

make sure wire is in down position this is like the on and wire up is off

Posted on Jul 14, 2007

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SOURCE: not making ice

The water inlet valve on the back of the unit where the water supply comes in can have a slow leak and will cause ice to buildup and block the fill tube. Disconnect the ice maker line from the valve and watch to see if it has a slow drip. It doesn’t take much to eventually block the fill tube.
The valve can leak because of sediment in the water preventing it from closing or low water pressure.

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Ice tray won"t fill with

Ice maker stopped making ice. For this problem you have check few things. First thing, is the water filling in the ice maker chamber and then ice maker not making ice? Or, the water is not filling in the ice maker chamber so it's not making ice. If the water is not filling in the ice maker chamber then it's clear that ice is not getting made due to no water in the chamber. For no water filling, the problem is either water supply valve turned off so water is not filling. Turn on the water supply and it will fill. But if the water supply is turned on then the other possibility is ice blockage in the water fill tube. There is a tube from which the water runs and enters the ice maker chamber. If this tube is blocked then water will not enter the chamber. The tube needs to be defrosted, by using hair dryer. This procedure melts the ice collected in the tube and water starts running again. But if water fill tube is completely clear and no ice blockage or any other blockage. Then other possibility is water valve at the back of ice maker unit. This water valve is for letting the water in the ice maker. The water valve open only for 7 seconds and in this time the water fills in the ice maker chamber and then water valve closes and the same procedure runs again in the next water filling cycle.------- For your information I will mention that there are two valves. One is the main valve the back of the fridge section. This main valve lets the water enter the refrigerator and other valve is at the back of ice-maker section. This other valve lets the water to enter the ice maker. In most of the cases the fault is water valve at the back of ice maker section. ------------- The other above possibilities which I gave you is water not filling in ice-maker chamber so it's not making ice. But now consider that water is filling in ice maker chamber but it's still not making ice. Then the problem is ice maker unit itself. This unit is controlled by main board. But in most cases if water is filling the ice maker but it's not making ice then its faulty ice maker unit. So see if the problem is water not entering the ice maker then the water fill tube is frosted by ice or the water valve at the back of ice maker is faulty. Replace the valve. ------------

You can get required parts from sears part direct online site or from repairclinic.com site.

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This will help. Thanks. Helpmech.

Posted on Apr 26, 2011

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