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Makes ice for three days, water drips to fan, freezing up,

For about three days the icemaker works fine but the ice holder gets full and water seems to spill into the fan, freezing it up and shutting the compressor down,

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There is a device like a switch that makes the icemaker stops the solenoid valve of the water intake, u should check that switch...

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  • it also could be the timer inside the icemaker leaving the water valve on too long.
  • all these things can be tested on site. the service person must not be very well trained.
if you already checked this and think it is a different problem then let me know, i will help you figure it out. 
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