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Water leaking behind freezer wall

As my ice maker fills, water is spraying down behind the rear panel of the freezer. Ice is forming around the blower fan, ceating a loud noise and stopping the fan until I take the rear panel off and chop the ice away. I don't know why the water is spraying down there (the spout does not appear to be cracked) and I wonder if the defrost should be melting this ice buildup in the first place. I disconnected the water line and plastic spout and could not find the reason for the water going behind the panel.

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I would make sure the fill tube in the freezer is in the proper place on the icemaker. there is usually a slot it will rest in or on. If it is it the right place. The water valve may not be closing in time and allowing excess water to fill into the icemaker causing it to over flow. On some icemakers there is a adjustment screw on the icemaker to increase or decrease the amount of water that fills. If not I would check the valve and replace it if nessacary.

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