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Water line keeps freezing

Our water dispener keeps freezing up. We were told by lat Maytag repairman to always keep the fridge full to avoid this poblem - but it keeps happening every few moths or so. To remedy we pull the deli drawr and place two wet, hot dishrags on the two hoses on either side of resevoir. But there has to be a better fix for this somewhere. Any help would be appreciated.

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What is the temp for the freezer set on

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The thermostat seems be be not working correctly
you need to replace it as its not doing its work properly.


get it replaced asap that will resolve the problem

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Turn your freezer control up almost all the way, and turn the refrigerator control down a little (tiny bit). this will slow the airflow  down in the back of the refrigerator near the water line.

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    Mike Durland Jul 06, 2008

    if the thermostat is bad then it would be a drastic temperature change not a gradual (every few months) problem.

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