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Icemaker mold is flaking

Mold is flaking causing a little overflow problem i guess i have to replace the whole unit i am curios as to why the flaking is causing the overflow and why a whole new unit is necessary i'm not cheep i just have to explain to the wife why i'm spending over 100.00 to fix it and at the same time kind of sound like i know what i'm talking about by the way thenks to woody 39 for the 1st solution appreciate it

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The flaking probably has nothing to do with it overflowing. Hard water build up on the metal exposed by the flaking may cause dripping. It will wick the water right out. The overflow is more than likely a burned printed circuit on the back of the drive gear. The flaking is because they don't build them like they used to. The good ol days are gone.

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