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GE GSS25JEMC BB ice maker leaking

When turning on water at water supply, water constantly overfills resevoir. Large amount of water spills, must turn water supply valve off immediately. HELP! Thank you!

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  • Anonymous Nov 20, 2007

    WHY IS THE ICE MAKER BEING OVER FILLED? I HAVE INSTALLED A NEW VALVE, BUT IT STILL LEAKS ON THE LEFT SIDE, NEAR THE ELECTRONICS. CAN TELL ME WHAT TO DO? THANK YOU. SINCERELY, BILL WOLFE(WOLFECAM@NETSCAPE.COM.) 239-495-3530

  • Anonymous Aug 25, 2008

    How do I get to the overflow switch or turn off the water supply?!?!? Water keeps pouring out no matter what!

  • drowned Aug 28, 2008

    Ice maker water supply does not shut off- water pours out of the ice maker like a gusher! Turned off water supply- what is the source of the problem? Do I need to replace the ice maker or is this a simple solution

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    water overfilling ice maker

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Water leaking at main water supply for ice maker

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Overflow switch is stuck or gone ?

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