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How to adjust ice maker water overflow on viking

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Viking freezer leaking

you have a clogged drain, it is either clogged with ice or some kind of debris, thaw the freezer out and push a length of weed trimmer line down the drain. The drain is accessible by removing the back wall of the inside of the freezer. If there is no clog then the drain may be freezing up, if that is the case, take a piece of 14 gauge romex wire and loop it several times around the heating element at the bottom of the evaporator and push a few inches of it into the drain, this will get hot and transfer heat when it goes into a defrost cycle which is where the water is coming from in the first place

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Viking Ice Maker Leak

have you cleaned the machine lately? the float may be dirty and getting stuck and not shutting down the water as it should.

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Water dispenser freezing on viking refrig

One thing that can cause this s the removal of the styrofoam block that surrounds the water reservoir. A lot of people think this is just for shipping but it is necessary to prevent the water freezing.

If it is missing it ill need to be replaced.

Posted on Mar 04, 2009

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SOURCE: 48 " viking ice maker tray frozen no ice

Try replacing
the icemaker unit. I used Supco model RIM943 and its working great. Found it online for $55 on line.

My Viking 48" ice maker has given me a little trouble too. The first ice maker assmble was replaced under warranty. It only came with a one year warranty so when it just went out again I thought I would take a look. Just like you I had no ice. It only take two screws to remove the ice making unit and a quick discount plug. I read up on the unit to trouble shoot it. My Ice maker had the ejection forks stuck in the down (in the ice cubes) postion indicating the unit was out of sync and needed to be completly replaced.

On another note:

I also had a proble with the flapper ice cube door on the outside ice dispenser. Ice cubes would get stuck in the door and would not drop into the cups. This was a lot tougher to fix, but I like figuring things out. Turns out I had some ice that got stuck in the flapper and some how it melted and froze back up to lock the flapper. When the motor came on it sheard a shear pin in a coupling just off the drive motor. I made a home made shear pin and put it back together and all work great now. It was a bit of work to take it all apart and to tell that the motor was good and the relay was working right.

Posted on Dec 13, 2009

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SOURCE: how do i turn my ice maker off?

To switch off the ice maker simply pull out the ice bucket and remove and you will see a thin bar under the maker that you can simply push up until it clicks, hey presto its off!
If the leak continues look underneath the right hand door at the bottom and you will see where the waterline is attached, either turn the shut off tap (if one was fitted) or unscrew the pipe after disconnecting the mains water.
Good luck!

Posted on Mar 29, 2010

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Hi
you need to adjust the water level, carefully remove the front cover of the ice maker itself.
On the front of the ice maker, there is a small nylon screw that controls the water intake amount.
If the screw is turned to the Right, it will Decrease the amount of water entering the ice maker.
If the screw is turned to the Left, it will Increase the amount of water entering the ice maker.
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