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Ice cubes melt together

After the ice tray fills with water, a trickle of water drips into the left rear corner of the ice bin and freezes most of the cubes together. I can't tell if the tray is overfilling or if there is a leak. The refrig is 18 months old. I attempted to level the ice tray but that didn't help. The temp never goes over 0 degrees F.

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  • oscar b May 25, 2008

    ame problem here m-- been going on for a few years



  • nfrees Mar 06, 2009

    We have a kitchenaid side-by-side refrigerator with no dispenser. The ice cubes freeze together. You can usually pull a few loose ones off the top, but the bottom 3/4 of the tray is a solid block of ice.

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Check the fill cup on the rear of the icemaker to see if any ice is frozen in the fill cup if so remove the ice

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Sounds like this is a water level problem. Too much water is being released into ice tray, which raises the water level above the depth of each cube form, causing one big cube. You can adjust the water level.
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Kenmore refer #70162990 ice maker leaking into storage tray


Please confirm you have given the complete model number.

If the icemaker has a bail wire to control how much ice is in the bin, there is a fill switch inside the front cover of the ice maker which allows you to increase or decrease the amount of fill.

You may also have a cracked or corroded ice mold. Check by filling the icemaker with water manually, and watching to see if it drips once the initial overfill stops dripping. This would also be indicated by the ice cubes being smaller than usual.

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