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Ice Maker It either overfills or the water cycles before the ice is dumped. This causes a huge pile of ice under the icemaker fill area

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  • sold Dec 20, 2007

    Ice maker keeps making ice and over fills

  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2008

    This ice maker continues to feed water after the tray is full and freezing the

    cubes, this occurs when the freezer door is opened, The GE tech has re-

    placed the ice maker twice, he recently installed a small plastic part on the

    fill mechanism to catch the water spillage. We are waiting to see the results of this fix now.

  • kurtzon1 Jul 28, 2008

    can't stop ice maker

  • Anonymous Aug 19, 2008

    A plastic piece is broken that causes the water to overflow

  • jplae0308 Oct 05, 2008

    What is the plastic piece called?

  • craftworks10 Jan 04, 2009

    ice maker

  • dirtj00 Feb 01, 2009

    Same probelm. Any fixes?

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Replace the ice maker.

Posted on Oct 06, 2007

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Could it be the water inlet valve is broken? It looks easy to fix yourself

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