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Ice maker problems

The ice maker tray refills with water before the existing ice has dropped out, causing the water to overflow into the bin below. This causes the ice to clump together, and it won't cycle through the door.
The water also drips out of the bin and all over the food below. I varified that the tray was level and that the temp in the freezer was correct.
I found some ice build up in the fill tube and removed it. However the problem is continuing.

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Re: Ice maker problems

The heater on the ice maker has gone bad the easiest way to fix is to replace ice maker.the heater is on the bottom of the maker and heats tray up to harvest ice if it dont the ice will stick.But try taking maker out and cleaning it real good with a light spongee (Scrubee)
let it dry then spray some a light coat of pam (or similar) into ice bins and try that ahrd water will eat the coating off the bins

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