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Ice maker is not working and soft ice is forming around the area where the opening of the ice dispenser

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Most of the time where they are making ice at the fill tube point the icemaker water valve in the back of the unit is leaking / dripping water past the valve / diaphram seat and it will have to be replaced. You can prove this by turning off the icemaker and then pulling the tube off the back of the unit and placing it into a bucket over night. If your sure the icemaker is off and there is water in the bucket the next morning the water valve is bad.

Now as for that ice in the icemaker fill tube... you can use a hand held hair dryer to defrost it once you change the water valve. I just changed my own water valve on a maytag less than 2 weeks ago that was doing the same thing. (Ice in fill hole and tube) It is working like a champ now.

A GE replacement dual outlet water valve:
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/Appliance-Parts/GE-Dual-water-inlet-valve-kit-item-number-AP3672839.aspx

(Make sure to use your model number when seeking the correct replacement see "useable on model list" bottom of the page)

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Posted on Aug 29, 2010

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