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MSD 27548DR* Water leaks from back when Ice maker is filling with water

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I was answering another post and this post appeared after my last post. My sincerest apologies for not seeing it long ago. The symptom your describing is caused by the inlet water valve bypassing water when it supposed to be off. This can be identified by reaching back behind the icemaker and squeezing the rubber fill tube. If it is frozen solid with ice the inlet water valve is bypassing. The inlet water valve assembly is in the back of the unit behind the fiberboard panel in the compressor / condensor coil area. There are 2 electrical connectors and 3 plastic tubes connected to the water valve. When changing the water valve do a one for one tube swap so as not to have the ice maker filling when you select water in door.

The inlet water valve is item 4 of this link:
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=46544&diagram_id=28489316#d28489316

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