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We have water leaking from the bottom of the fridge and the ice make is not working. How do I shut the water off? Viking two door

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Find out where the water line is tapped into maybe under the sink,follow the water line and you should find a shutoff,also lift arm up on ice maker if it is making noise,for the water leaking,you could have a blocked drain inside freezer,at the bottom of the back wall there is a drain if it is blocked water will leak out at bottom of fridge,melt it out with hair dryer and clean out drain,i use a steamer but if you don't have one make some kind of a snake to clean out the drain,pour hot water down drain to see if you cleared it

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Hi There,
You need to find the mains water supply into the house and shut it off. Or you could check the back of the fridge and see if ther is an isolating valve..Hope this helps...Please let me no

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