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Fill elbow replace on Maytag fridge

After replacing the ice maker on the fridge, I noticed the fill elbow continues to freeze up causing water to leak all pver the inside of the fridge. I bought a replacement fill elbow, but I haven't been able to find instructions on how to replace the peice. Any assistance would be most apprecieted.

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1.Check water pressure is lower than actual. Turn it full flow.2.Check water filter, replace it if over dust particles. 3.Freezer setting may be very low. Increase it. Better to keep in 5 degree always.
4.Inspect the water hose from one end to the other. If there are parts that are bent or pinched, the water will not be able to pass through and chances for get freezes. Thanks.

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Hello,

Yes exactly that is the water inlet valve thats causing that its not fully closing yet its staying open a little and seeping water through it.



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