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Ice maker leaks into the ice storage bin

Amanda ice maker in the freezer section leaks into the ice storage bin and causes big chunks of ice to build up and jams up the realease of ice cubes.

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  • jamesjohnson Jul 25, 2008

    the water constantly run into the ice maker and won't stop

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    Ice maker will not make cubes, only crushed ice



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Turn off the power to the appliance and apply a hairdryer to the ice maker compartment for about 2 mins , worked for me.

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