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Water comes out of ice maker so i had to shut off the ice maker. The water coming out the tube on top just kept on coming out, the ice maker in the past sometimes would stop working for a couple days and then all of a sudden start working again i do`nt get it, could you help me.

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This is the water solenoid that lets the water in. Areyou ok with working on the unit.

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I went the water valve and spent $80 for the valve, only to find that 1) I didn't need it and 2) I couldn't get my money back. I ended up getting the whole unit for the ice maker for $74.00 You will have to do some searching to find it that cheap, but you CAN find it.

Took me about 5 mins to replace and it has been working fine.

P.S. If you need a water fill valve, I can give you a deal on one.

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Hi, did you have to shut off the water supply to get hte water to stop? Sounds like the water inlet valve is going or has gone bad.
Please get me a model # and I can look the part # up for you.

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Posted on May 24, 2009

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