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ICE MAKER WILL NOT MAKE ICE. WATER LEAKS FROM TOP OF WATER CONNECTION

WHEN ICE MAKER ASKS FOR WATER, IT LEAKS FROM TOP CONNECTION IN BACK OF REFRIG. ice maker is leaking water from the top of the water connection to the water line in the back of the freezer. Water is dripping down into the freezer, onto the coils and the unit is making a horrible noise like a jumbo jet. Trying to improve the seal where the water line is threaded to meet the trough-like connector. BTW, this is by far the worst appliance we've ever owned. It's 7 years old and has had problems since the first year we owned it. We've emptied it and fixed it at least 3X/year, poured hundreds of dollars into new parts.

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I believe this fix might be cheap (REPLAC>>>>>.....) No never mind,
In all truth this problem doesn't sound expensive but the ease may not be built in.
Sounds like your on the right track.
If you dfont have water in the door This is mute. If someone switched the wires on your ice maker water fill valve and you have water in the door try reversing these connections 2 x 2. now try water in the door. If you get water out the door Leave like this and retry it. If you get water in the ice area it was correct reverse back recheck that you get water in the door.

The water valve has to be at fault especially if its not shutting the water off with no power applied. Water presure is assumed to be over 20psig as low water pressure can cause water valves to open and not shut off completely.
Now if still have water commin gout the tube remove wires at the coil. No water now? Valve is ok Replace Ice maker.
No volts? Should = no water. remove out let line with water still on. still have water comming out? and the coil to the valve is unplugged? Water valve at fault. No water comming out could indicate another more seveer problem. Repalce the water valve and see if the problem goes away.
If still have trouble... water in the wall. (After a while the problem will disappear if it was comming form the ice maker -water valve to start with but reappear when it starts to refill again).
The tube may be broken inside the wall. OR worse yet the ice maker may be letting too much fill time for the water valve. SOme Ice makers ahve an adjustment behind the front cover and is indicated by a screw with a + and - on one side or the other indicating more or less water fill time. adjust accordingly. If it doesnt have this and you have made sure your not still filling with water by the valve sticking open with particles, replace the Ice Maker.

Please post back if this helped you or you need more help. Rate me accordingly with as high a mark as you feel I deserve and good luck

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