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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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Overflow switch is stuck or gone ?

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Hello John;

My name is Peter. I am a retired field service refrigeration technician.

Neither your ice maker or water dispenser work off your main control board.

There is only one reason that the ice maker will not fill and you water dispenser does not shut off immediately after the contact switch disengages.

Your problem is low water pressure. You have a bad water valve.
After time the water valve seals fail, metal form the water line or corrosion plugs the water supply valve. You need at least 60 PSI water pressure to shut off the water dispenser solenoid valve and at least 60 PSI to open the ice maker water valve and fight the long fill tubing resistance.

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Good day,
No pressure regulator. When the ice maker goes thru a harvest, at the end, it turns on the water valve for 7 seconds, after which the valve must shut off smartly.

The usual cause, is the valve in the rear back of the machine contunues to weep for a while, causing an overfill situation.
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