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I have a whirlpool refrig. ED22PA. The ICE Maker is a LR5010. Just recently, I notices water leaking from the freezer door. It appears as though the ICE Maker is filling too much and overflowing. Each new batch cycle for ice causes the overflow of what appears to be about 2-3 ounces of water. This start out of the blue. Have had the refrig for over 10 years without a problem. Is there some why to adjust the amount of water entering the tray? How is the amount of water regulated?

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Posted on Apr 25, 2009

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yes, in fact the icemaker does meter the amount of water delivered to the icemaker, the valve should only be energized for 7 seconds. after that the power is cut off, so if valve continues to let water flow, it's bad (might have debris from water line keeping it open. unserviceable. )

Posted on Mar 31, 2008

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The Icemaker may not be dumping the cubes after they freeze then more water pours in on top of them. The icemaker has a heater which turns the cubes loose and allows them to dump. You may find someone to work on an icemaker, not sure. If this is the case, I would replace the icemaker.

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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When the ice maker calls for water it pours for about 7 seconds if more will overflow and the problem is in the ice maker board but if pours water for nomore than 7 seconds and still overflow it means that was extra water in the ice maker ,that means that the dual water valve(located in the bottom back of the refrigerator) is leaking and needs to be replaced.

Posted on May 02, 2009

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Ice maker has adjustment on right side of power head. If ice maker is inside on upper left, you can remove white cover from it and the adjusting screw in on right. Turning counter-clockwise will decrease fill by 1/2 to 3/4 of ounce. Sounds like a small amount, but ice make only uses 4 ounces per fill. If this does not fix, try replacing fill valve. If ice maker ice bin is in the freezer door, you have to remove cover to ice maker in the top of freezer. Ice maker is screwed into top of freezer and need to be removed to take off cover to adjuster screw. same procedure for reducing water flow time as above.

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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