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Icemaker won't stop making ice

The icemaker keeps making ice to the point that after the ice bucket fills to overfloeing, the ice freezes up in the maker and we have to use up all the extra ice asnd then remove the icemsker, thaw it and reinstall. This starts the cycle again. Any suggestions?

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There should be a saftey shut off bar or something in there to shut the ice maker down, look inside and see if there is a bar, or holes where a bar should be installed, if there is a bar, the the auto shut feature is not working you will need to replace it if thats the case, best of luck, hope that helped

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