Question about GE Profile 26.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator with Dispenser TFX27PRBWW

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Ice cubes melting then refreezing in clumps

I'm not having problems with the ice maker generating ice cubes. Instead after the ice cubes drop, they appear to melt somewhat, then refreeze in clumps.

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  • mreardo1 Aug 30, 2008

    My issue is similar but the drip tray in the door also fills with water to the point where it overflows onto the floor. Not sure if it is ice melt or if the water supply fails to shut off. Any tips/tricks on troubleshooting the water supply valve?

  • Mark Haiducek Feb 06, 2009

    Ice is melting and water is refreezing all over the freezers

  • g_eichhold Mar 17, 2009

    "Ice cubes melting then refreezing in clumps and then water drips outside of ice bin and refreezes on shelf

  • g_eichhold Mar 24, 2009

    ice cubes are formed but ice is melting and clumps together and refreezes. Water is also dripping outside of bin and then refreezes inside of freezer.

  • g_eichhold Apr 12, 2009

    ice cubes are formed but ice is melting and clumps together and refreezes. Water is also dripping outside of bin and then refreezes inside of freezer. This is a GE profile model # PCF 25 PGSA WW

  • burbanosky Mar 03, 2012

    As far as the ice maker melting, It really isnt. It is just a poor design. If you open the left door to fast while ice is trying to freeze in the icemaker tray and the water isnt frozen yet when you open the door to fast some sloshes out and spills in your ice bucket making it freeze together in a big clump. This is a hassle but you just have to break it up and all is good. It has become such an issue we try to keep all the things we use most often on the right and not open the left door very much at all. Which is a hassle. When we do open the left door we do it slowly trying to not spill ice that might be being made in the ice tray.

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    not cooling well. ice is melting and refreezing in freezer. I think it is a defrost timmer. where is timer located?

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Ice not dispensing because it is melting and refreezing in big lumps.

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Check the flap door to see if it is slightly open letting warm air in

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