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My Whirlpool Frige ice maker has been freezing at the base of the unit where the ice comes out. This was happening about once a month, now it is happening about once a week. Any Ideas?

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The ice dispenser drain is getting clogged and causing this.Check the water passing line which is entering the ice maker.The water passing line runs to freezer section at the back of the refrigerator.Also check the water valve.The unit is making ice this clears valve is working but still check the valve if its not getting close causing the unit to get frosted.The drain line and the valve needs to be checked.Defrost the unit for 24 hours by unplugging it from power and then check by reconnecting it again.If still the same problem then the ice makes needs to be removed out of the unit and at the back of the ice maker check the drain line and water valve/solenoid. the fill tube for the ice-maker is frozen.But if all checked ok the valve the fill tube the drain line and still the same problem then the problem is related to ice-maker module,it has to be replaced.
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