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Icemaker makes tons of ice and it spills all over the floor

Hi our icemaker is great only problem is when you go to get ice it spills all over the floor because you have to pen the drawer to get to it-seems to be a design flaw?

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  • rogerlking Oct 31, 2008

    Ice maker makes too much ice.  when you open the door, ice spills out onto the floor.



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The icemaker should have a thin metal arm that turns it off when the arm is raised, and on when the arm is lowered. This is so when the tub of ice gets full, the cubes push the arm up, and the icemaker is turned off to keep from making excess ice.

When I had the overflowing ice, I checked my icemaker and found that the arm had fallen off (and thus the icemaker won't know when to stop making ice). I found the arm and stuck it back on, and all was well. It may be a bit tricky, and it might take some ingenuity to keep the arm from falling back off.

I hope this helps!

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