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My ice maker in my GE refridgrator over fills with water run in to ice bucket

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Look at the ice maker,there's a screw on it that allows how much water fills into it,also you could have a bad water valve located on the back of the fridge,try the ajustment,if that doesn't help change out the water valve,also next time send the full model number so we can look up your machine.let me know how you make out

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