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Water in ice maker drips

The water keeps dripping from the tube and causes the ice maker to overflow. I used a hair drier to defrost the ice maker as the tube was iced up as well as an ice flow around it. but the water continues to drip.

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Hello,

The cause of the constant drip is the inlet valve. Since the ice-maker water doesn`t travel through the filter but directly to the ice-maker, the valve must be faulty to allow water to travel through the valve when it`s not energized.

The valve part number most common for your type of fridge (manufactured by Whirlpool) is W10247725 and retail`s around $25-$30US.

**If you decide to service this on your own remember to unplug the unit and shut off the water to the unit.**

Hope that help`s. If so please take a second to rate the solution I provided for you here at fixya.

Good luck.

macmarkus :)

Posted on Dec 01, 2009

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