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Ice maker water level too high

I have a samsung RS23FGNS and i would like to know how to adjust the water level coming into the ice maker. The ice tray overfills making it impossible for the fridge to break up the cubes.

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  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Recently a puddle appeared underneath. We don't have the ice maker option connected to a water source.

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    Ice maker supply water line is leaking at back of fridge



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I have a Rs257BARB side by side and need to know how to set the water level to the ice machine.

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Generally, there is a screw adjustment for this. usually, turning it clockwise sends more water during fill period (makes period longer). try it and adjust clockwise or counter-clockwise as necessary. Now finding the screw...try prying (or unscrewing) off the plastic cover over what appears to be the ice-maker unit (may also be on back side of frig.

Posted on Sep 17, 2007

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  • Marty marty Sep 26, 2007

    ok, so how far did you get on resolving this issue?

  • Marty marty Sep 27, 2007

    ok, so how far did you get on resolving this issue?

  • Marty marty Sep 27, 2007

    ok, so how far did you get on resolving this issue?

  • Marty marty Sep 27, 2007

    ok, so how far did you get on resolving this issue?



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