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Water tube extension

I have a Kenmore side by side with ice maker. The water tube extension keeps leaking water into the freezer. The tube itself sometimes will be clogged with ice, and sometimes the tube will have ice on the out side of the tube. The last time, water leaked down the side of the freezer and froze in the bottom (plus all the way down the side of the freeser) up to around 1/2 inch. What is the problem, is it a bad water inlet valve or should the tube be glued into the water inlet at the top of the freezer? Please respond asap because we are having a family reunion here next week and I need ice. Thanks John

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It sounds like the water inlet valve is bad. if it slowly leaks it will cause the water to freeze inside the inlet tube extension blocking water from entering the icemaker and it could leak around the extension tube. after freezing solid the tube may have a crack in it as well. so replace the water valve and take out the inlet tube and extension tube and inspect it for cracks and make sure they mate properly (you can glue them if you want but it might make it harder to clean out if you have the same problem again). a clamp or tie strap may help.

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