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Icemaker on our MaytagMTF2156GEW top freezer overflowed with water to the point of overflowing the whole bin that stores the ice, even soaking the floor around the refrigerator. Does the ice maker control the fill valve?

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Good day,
Yes, the ice maker controls the water valve in the sense it turns the valve on for approx. 7 seconds per cycle.
However, it is not the common method for causing flooding. 99% of the issues are caused by the valve refusing to close properly.
The only way the ice maker could be at fault is if it hung at that precise position and refused to advance to it's normal parked position.

However, there is the 1%.

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