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I purchased a new ice maker but the fill tube fills the tray and does not shut off. What turns the water off?

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Sounds like the mixer valve needs to be replaced. Thats the little<br /> thingy that the water from the wall is connected to.<br /> <br /> If this was helpful please rate me.<br />IMUFO2<br />Leo Ponder Appliance-Tyler,Texas<br /><a rel='nofollow' href="mailto:imufo2@sbcglobal.net">imufo2@sbcglobal.net</a>

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You can get required parts from sears part direct online site or from repairclinic.com site.

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This will help. Thanks. Helpmech.

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