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I have a drip coming from my kitchenaid ice maker which flows into the water/ ice dispenser tray then down the front of the door. The refrigerator was purchased in 2005 and the problem started last summer. I have tried defrosting and cleaning the ice maker with no luck.

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It's either the ice tray leaking , In witch case you should replace it , Or the water inlet valve is is sticking open and overfilling the tray, in this case you will need to replace the valve behind the refrigerator where the hose connects. Good luck

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