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Kenmore side by side refrigerator/freezer--model 55091--ice maker wasn't working, turned off and also water to ice maker--still, we have 3 inch thick ice at bottom of freezer-when chipped out, water continues to drip down and form ice-What is wrong??

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Rita, your drain hole is frozen over and when your refer goes into defrost the water is running out into the cabinet instead of down the drain hole. Remove the evaporator cover and poor some boiling water in the evaporator drip pan. This should melt the ice and clear the drain hole....Catriver...post back.

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what i would do is...turn your temperature down a little untill you get the resaults you are looking for.

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SOURCE: Kenmore Coldspot Ice maker is not working on our side by side refrigerator

I have Kenmore Coldspot top freezer that is not making ice. I herad a clicking sound.

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Your refrigerator has a defrost drain blockage behind the evaporator in your your freezer compartment. Some models like yours have leak in the turns as the water leaves the freezer. I recommend that you unplug and remove the cover to the evaporator and check the defrost condensate tray below the evaporator. A wet vacuum cleaner and poring a solution with clorox in the drain will help you clean locate the leak and where the blockage may be downline.. I do have the manual on yours and can help you solve this. Some times this is a factory defect and I can help you solve the freezing drain problem. Let me know, Sea Breeze

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SOURCE: GE Monogram refrigerator/freezer problem/ice dam in ice maker

I have had the same problem with ice forming. I found the problem is from the ice maker. The water fill tube delivers water to a plastic piece that acts like a funnel. The water goes through this plastic piece into the ice maker. Ice forms in the plastic funnel piece causing the water to overflow into the ice bin and freezer.

Posted on Oct 22, 2009

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