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The water is leaking out of the ice maker and forming a large block of fused together cubes in the storage bin. i replaced the water valves but this did not help. The water also runs down the sides and forms a layer of ice in the bottom of the freezer.

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This is extremely difficult to diagnose and repair without being there in person. What make and model of fridge? Would you like the name of someone in your area that can come fix it for a very reasonable price? If so please let me know, along with your zip code and I will find someone.

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