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Ice accumulating in freezer

I obviously have a leak somewhere from my ice-maker or water dispenser.
Ice cube tray above my ice-cube bin keeps freezing up quickly, no ice is beaing made, and big chunks of ice keep forming all over from run-off of water.

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  • jacksonscott Jan 01, 2008

    thank you very much

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    it seems this is a common problem, but I havn't seen a solution.
    please help. Thanks,Tom

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    Freezing cycle starts, but no ice cubes are formed.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014


  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    Ice maker is leaking and making huge chunk of ice at the bottom of the ice bin, it's freezing all the ice together

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Icemaker seams to be leaking water below the ice bin and freezes up then the water drips from the ice dispenser. A sheet of ice forms on the underside of the ice bin and on the bottom of the icemaker housing.

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    My LG ice maker only fills half of the cube tray and the extra water flows into the ice maker bin creating chunks of ice. Seems like there must be some blockage somewhere. What do you suggest.

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    water runs down the front of the fefrigerator from the freezer

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    New bucket on order.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    water and ice maker are barely getting water

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    no water and no ice

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    the ice maker is not getting water



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There should be a tube that brings water to your icemaker from the back of the fridge into the icemaker. This tube is frozen with water, or the inlet where this tube feed the icemaker tray is frozen. The result is that water cannot go to the ice maker, and instead, goes over the top of the inlet area.

Verify that this is indeed what is going on.

The fix is to remove the blockage/buildup of ice at the inlet. You may have to detach the icemaker to get to it. Be carefull with electricity! Also be carefull as plastic can break under stress!
The tube may be frozen to the inlet, channel locks can be used to gently twist the tube to break it free.
Good Luck!

Posted on Jan 01, 2008


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