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I am having trouble with the ice maker. Too much water flows into the maker itself. At the advice of the Sears Service dept. I put a new selenoid in it, which did not help, I turned the white fill adjustment screw clockwise which also has not helped. I did notice a small spark when it began and ended the water filling. Is the motor bad?

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Hi,

If the water is overflown inside the icemaker then it could be issue with the inlet water assembley...

Think it seems to be malfunctioning. i recommend testing for proper functions. This could be a mechanical failure.

The water inlet valve is connected by two wires. Label the wire placement on the water inlet valve before disconnecting the wires. The wires are connected to the terminals with slip on connectors

Firmly pull the connectors off of the terminals (do not pull on the wire). You may need to use a pair of needle-nose pliers to remove the connectors. Inspect the connectors and the terminals for corrosion. If the connectors are corroded they should be replaced.

Inspect the filter screen where the supply line connects. Remove any debris or deposits that may have built up using a toothbrush
or warm running water. If you cannot clear the clog, it will be necessary to replace the valve (the filter is not removable on most inlet valves).

Test the water inlet valve for continuity using a multimeter. Set the multimeter to the ohms setting X100 (if available, otherwise use the nearest ohm setting). Place a probe on each terminal. The multimeter should display a reading of 200 to 500 ohms. Close inspection of the inlet valve and especially the coil may reveal the exact ohm resistance rating to test for. If the water inlet valve does not pass this test, it should be replaced.


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