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Ice Maker Overfills With Water

New Whirlpool ice maker overflows when water fills the ice tray. How do i adjust the water flow for the fill tray? Refrigerator is lever.

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Ice maker has adjustment on right side of power head. If ice maker is inside on upper left, you can remove white cover from it and the adjusting screw in on right. Turning counter-clockwise will decrease fill by 1/2 to 3/4 of ounce. Sounds like a small amount, but ice make only uses 4 ounces per fill. If this does not fix, try replacing fill valve. If ice maker ice bin is in the freezer door, you have to remove cover to ice maker in the top of freezer. Ice maker is screwed into top of freezer and need to be removed to take off cover to adjuster screw. same procedure for reducing water flow time as above.

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Before going to buy any parts directly.
Go through this troubleshooting help links.

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This is list of refrigerator problems, which is normally faced in refrigerator.
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If the water is contionusly flowing it will create a big mess of frozen water in and below ice maker. This is most times cause by a leaking=> D7827204 Water Inlet Valve
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have you checked it when it's filling to see if it's overflowing or the heater on the ice maker might not be shutting off and melting some of the cubes but you have to check,also it could be the water valve,see if there's an adjustment on the ice maker,look in your book,some of them have an adjustment,try to adjust it so less water is coming into the ice maker but to answer your question you might need a new ice maker or a water valve,the only way to tell is to watch it when it fills to see what's happening,you can pop off the cover to the ice maker and jump it out with a piece of wire,in the bottom right hand corner you'll see two holes close together,t and h stick the jumper wire in those two holes and the ice maker will start up,watch it until it fills,if it overflows try the screw to let less water into it,if that doesn't work then it's gonna be the water valve letting to much water come into the valve

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