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Mod: 10651262103, icemaker leaking, not making ice

Mod: 10651262103,Kenmore fridge icemaker leaking, not making ice properly, how can I fix this myself.

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We need to know if the ice maker overflowed or if there is a crack. Sometimes the water gets frozen in the fill tube and diverts the water everywhere other that ice maker. Rare but sometimes something causes the water control valve to stick open on rear of refrigerator. Your ice maker has a thermostat inside it and starts a cycle when the thermostat says the water has frozen. That starts a cycle of about six thing to happen.The defrost element below ice maker warms the bottom just enough to loosen the ice. Micro switches feel and sense the position and as it nears ending the final step the ice maker tells the water control valve to open for a few seconds. An adjustment in that control may stop over flow. But if cracked in a major section it will need to be replaced. Let me know if this helps you. Sea Breeze

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

  • John Tripp
    John Tripp Jun 20, 2009

    Yes you can fix it yourself. Sometimes it is cost effective and sometimes its not. Do you know where the leak is and would you like to compare the parts and cost of replacement?

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