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Ge top freezer refrigerator ice maker problems

I have a leak in the ice maker. It makes sufficient ice, but there is leakage near the motor. It causes a mountain of ice from the bottom of the motor to the ice bin. The leak isn't near the fill cup or inlet. It's on the opposite side at the motor end. The fill cup (plastic removable thing near water inlet) is bent a bit, but the leak isn't there (opposite end). Is it a crack, overfill, cleaning needed, leveling thing or what?

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  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2008

    i have a problem my GE icemaker donot put water in the mold and it trun but no water why

  • alynllib Apr 08, 2009

    My refrig is side by side with ice and water on the door. The ice maker overflows into the bend from about the middle of the tray. It forms ice sickles on the side of the tray but some water runs in to the bottom of the ice bend and freezes solid.



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Ge refrigerator, ice maker seems to work but ice is not dispensed. If I open drawer and move ice towards the front it will dispense one or two pieces of ice.

Posted on May 16, 2008

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Most likely bad icemaker but could be a leveling issue or overfilling which both would be very noticable

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