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Saw that the icemaker,looked like leaking water under it...right under the ice bucket ..down into the freezer..its making ice...possible control board or water valve problem...

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  • Michael Dorris May 10, 2010

    hi how are doing...im a tec that fixs appliances an hvac...the problem im having is the ice maker is dripping water,thogh it is making ice,right under the ice bucket...down into fridge...i think it might have a leaking water valve...ge side by side...have you seen this...michael

  • Michael Dorris May 10, 2010

    im a tec ,have a problem with a side by side refrigerator...ice maker is making ,ice..but is leaking into the freezer,right under the ice bucket assembly..like a bat..size..suspect water valve or control board...please give input...ge profile...artica..digital dispencer readout..

  • Michael Dorris May 11, 2010

    hi how are you...this a im6 ice maker...digital board...im leaning toward the water valve..i replaced the ice maker for the second time to be sure that it was not the icemaker....two being bad is uncommon....what do you think...have you heard of the motherboard causing a issue with this on a ge artica,prfile....

  • Michael Dorris May 11, 2010

    i got one more question,if i replaced the ice maker a second timer..is there a problem i dont know about with im 6 ice makers...a splahing problem or leaking....or maybe a weak water inlet valve...i think the valve could be the problem....

  • Michael Dorris May 14, 2010

    a very kind ,helpful person...tthanks...

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Hello,it is a water valve problem,all you need to do is just to change the water valve and also check the water level should always be checked if water valve is replaced,
wish you good luck,

TAKE CARE.

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  • Michael Dorris May 14, 2010

    thank you for your kindness...you sound like a kind person....take care sure....

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Its hard to say where that water is coming from, either the fill tube or the ice maker itself is leaking.

You can manually cycle your ice maker by taking the front cover off of it and turning the ice maker gear in the direction on the arrow stamped on the metal plate just above it.

Check the link and it will give you an idea:

http://www.applianceaid.com/pictools/IM3large.jpg

If same problem occur, then it could be the inlet water valve.

Thank you and good luck!

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    Melvin Ramos May 11, 2010

    Nope, if the mother board is causing the problem, the common symptoms are:

    Ice maker won't produce ice, strange noise and won't dispense ice.

    But for your case, it has something to do with the valve that's connected to it.

    Thank you!


  • Melvin Ramos
    Melvin Ramos May 11, 2010

    There is no known issues with im6 ice maker. Replacing the ice maker is not a good idea. It will only cost you.

    The best suggestion is, to have a pro to take a look at it. It will save money and for sure, he can fix it.

    Contact a pro first before deciding to replace it.

    Thank you!


  • Michael Dorris May 12, 2010

    thanks for your help...but im a tec....i did not need a sacasic remarks...i own a business...i have not run into problem with a ge fridge before ,like this....just like you ,you dont know every ,make an model ,problems...thats why we ask others for input....or tec help...a question not asked is a dumb question..

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There is a very good video here that can get you started and have your problem rectified.

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