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Amana ice make problem

I have noticed that when my automatic ice maker fills up some of the water is dripping through to the ice tray freeezing solid the already made cubes. Any ideas what the problem is help. thanks

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  • ben johnson Jul 20, 2007

    still trying to figure out how to pry open the ice maker any help would be great

  • MY2JAYZAC Mar 15, 2008

    HI.The problem is it started to make hollow ice cubes then after awhile none at all .Before this it worked fine .any help would be greatful thank you

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There is a screw adjustment that accounts for the variations in water pressure among various installations. Without one, problems such as yours will be widespread. Pry open the plastic cover over the icemaker. Look for a screw that has markings and/or arrows near it. I believe that turning the screw counterclockwise will decrease the amount of water allowed in. Experiment with each turn direction as necessary. You should see the amount of water fill with a flashlight. A proper fill should be about 3/4 to 7/8 filled. Never fill 100%. The cube ejectors may break then.

Posted on Jul 14, 2007

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