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Side by side fridge / freezer - Icemaker problems

Just connected my icemaker. The Icemaker is not getting water feed into it from the spout hence water drains into the ice bucket and drains down to the ice despenser on the door. What do I do?

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What kind of ice maker do you have? Is it "Ice Maker Plus"? Pull the ice bucket out so you can get a better view. On the back of the freezer is a spout ramp that should connect to the back of the ice tray water deflector that the wire connects to. (I know, It's cold in there). The water deflector is connected to the back of the ice tray which sends the water to the tray. It should snap in.

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