The water line inside of my ice maker has a leak. Not the line from the wall, but the plastic tubing that runs along the bottom, up the back, and into the insulation. I have found the part on line, but wanted to find out if it is difficult to replace and how I would do it. Thanks for the help.
Take off the back panel, the water line plugs in from the back. The icemaker has mounting screws, but there's a thermal mastic that kind of glues it to the evaporator. You don;t need to remove the icemaker to change the water line, I would put the screws back in and leave it. Don't force the icemaker from the evaporator, it might damage the evaporator.
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Sometimes the water inlet gets clogged. This happens a lot if u are using well water. Take the water line loose from back of fridge. fold the tube to stop water from leaking on floor if it is a plastic tube. have a bucket handy and put line in bucket let the water flow. It should come hard and fast. If not go to water valve where it pirces the main water line. check the hole and make sure it is large enough to supply the water. I had to take a drill bit and make the hole a little larger. That fixed mine. If that is not the problem then I would replace water inlet valve on the fridge.
Sounds like your condenser is dirty, condenser fan motor is out and it over heated the compressor. Since it get so hot, the plastic tubing is melted by the copper tubing ( plastic tubing is touching the hot copper tubing). It is not worth to fix it. Compressor cost $250-$300, plus condenser fan motor, plastic tubing and labor. U-Line has 5yr parts and labor sealed system Warr. U-Line ph # 800-779-2547
Is the freezer at least 10 degrees?
Is there water in the ice mold? If not put some to see if it will harvest after it freezes.
If no water getting to ice mold Try swapping the wires on the dual water inlet valve. Then
try the water dispenser. The water should go to the ice maker. This will tell
you weather or not the ice maker valve is working and if the line is clear.
The waterinlet valve on the back of the unit where the
water supply comes in can have a slow leak and will cause ice to buildup and
block the fill tube. Disconnect the ice maker line from the valve and watch to
see if it has a slow drip. It doesn’t take much to eventually block the fill
The valve can leak because of sediment in the water
preventing it from closing or low water pressure.
The mechanical parts of those models is the same as a BI 95 or BI98. If your looking for the faceplate that would be part number 150. This includes the timer motor,gears,water switch, and hold switch. You can order this thru a parts distributor. Appliance Parts Depot or All Brand Parts should be able to help. If you want to replace the complete icemaker assemly that part number is 402
The cyle is stuck in the midway section. Unpluh the water supply to ice maker anf see if it will return to the fitst stage, If not we will need to look into the ice maker to see if one of the contacts is stuck. Is this a new ice maker and desighned for your refrigeratorr? Sea Breeze
IM USE A 1/4 INCH WATER LINE LOOK FOR A SINK OR WASHER CLOUSE BY AND ATACH TO THE HOT WATER LIND IF YOU HAVE LIME IN YOUR STATE IF NOT USE THE COLD WATER RUNTHE HOSE INSIDE THE CAVINET TO HIDE THE HOSE.
not familuar with the brand but sounds like one of 2 issues
if it is overfilling making ice cubes larger than normal, adjust the ice maker fill time if it is possible
icemaker fills and cuts off but water valve seeps water after the fill causing the water overfill
one of the 2
Need HELP.....my BI98 failed off recently I went to get some ice out for a soda this afternoon and noticeds its all thawed out....began soaking up the dripping water with towels and took the front grill off and noticed it was not running at all so turned the power switch off pulled the unit out to make sure it was not just a lost of power from my outlet...sadly it was not a loss of power the icemaker was not running...any suggestions on what I should check first...I have had this machine from new since 1999 with not a problem until now. Larry firstname.lastname@example.org