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Why did my ice maker inlet freeze over?

Woke up to find icicles hanging from the ice maker today! Looks like the inlet froze over but the ice maker kept on dispensing water to make more ice?! How does this happen and how can I stop it from ...
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Whirlpool refrigerator over fills ice tray (leaks) and over meters measured water

I have a Whirlpool GI7FVCXWY02 that is leaking water after over filling the automatic ice tray. I realize there is a mechanical adjustment on the automatic ice try (which is covered up in this model)....
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How to fix whirlpool fridge ice maker that makes knocking sounds?

My Whirlpool fridge (model WRS571CIDM01) makes knocking sounds every so often. See video on Reddit. The sounds seem to be coming from near the top front of the freezer door, where the ice maker sits. ...
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How can I flush a new refrigerator water filter without a water dispenser?

My refrigerator has an ice maker only. I have no water dispenser and therefore can not flush 2-3 gallons of water through a new filter. Waiting and discarding dirty ice for a day or two until the ...
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GE PFSS6PKXESS Icemaker Not Making Ice

Got a GE PFSS6PKXESS fridge, french door with bottom freezer. Icemaker stopped making ice. Dispenser works, but with no ice, it just cranks away and obvs nothing comes out. Water dispenser ...
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Whirlpool Mysterious Ice Buildup

My whirlpool wrs325sdhz08 refrigerator has a mysterious ice buildup. From the pattern of the ice, it seems to be coming from a drip located somewhere near the ice maker at the top of the freezer. The ...
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Ball valve that connects to fridge waterline hose

Looking for a male to male ball valve that will connect to the fridge water line hose. The hose says it 1/4. I purchased a ball valve on the internet that was 1/4 male to male but was too big for the ...
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Ice machine in the freezer works intermittently

I have a GE freezer/fridge unit and the ice machine stops working intermittently. Usually after I take the ice bucket out and reinsert it, the machine gets back on track, but about 2 months ago it ...
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Newly installed ice maker stopped. Ice maker pulled. Found bottom quarter encased in ice

Our Whirlpool refrigerator with an enclosed ice maker located in the roof of the refrigerator section stopped working. I pulled it and found it had been spilling water (Over flowing? Or a plumbing ...
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What do I need for this to connect to the water line it’s for my refrigerator water/ice maker

I just bought a new refrigerator and they installed it but wouldn’t hook up the ice maker to my water line. I’m not sure what I need to hook it up. Blue hose comes from the refrigerator and the other ...
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Freezer ice maker not working - tech and I are stumped, Frigidaire FGHS2631PF4A

My ice maker stopped making ice, and I had a tech come out, but he couldn't find the root cause. We checked that the temperature in the freezer was fine. The ice maker arms would cycle when triggered ...
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Plumbing espresso machine filter to wall water outlet meant for ice maker

I am trying to plumb my 1/8" BSPT espresso machine through a water filter with both 3/8" FNPT inlet and outlet into the water outlet behind my refrigerator. So far, I have a 1/8" BSPT ...
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Why does my ice maker intermittently stop and start making ice?

I have replaced every common issue part. A service agent came and checked it also but the problem continues. It is not the water inlet valve i still get water out the door. The ice maker does not fill,...
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What connector do I need for fridge to wall? And does it need a shutoff valve?

Our refrigerator came with a hose for its icemaker, whose ends look like this: Our apartment's existing water line looks like this: I need a connector for them, but I've googled and I'm still not ...
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How can I extend a refrigerator water line?

I had to purchase a new refrigerator, but of course the water inlet connection for the ice maker is on the opposite side and the 1/4" stainless steel braided compression line does not reach. The ...
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Can I turn an old fridge into a water chiller?

I want to cool down water to near freezing (<40F or <5C). I have an old fridge that I don’t mind ripping apart. I was wondering about the feasibility of getting the cooling unit in the ...
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Leaking ice maker/dispenser, overfilling ice tray

Info: GE® ENERGY STAR® 25.6 CU. FT. FRENCH-DOOR REFRIGERATOR Model: GFE26JSMKFSS Issue: Water coming out of the dispenser seemingly at random times, but I’ve correlated that dispensing with the time ...
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Can I connect two tee fittings to under kitchen sink water supply?

We are buying a house and want to do 2 minor upgrades to whichever home we purchase for sure: we have a countertop ice maker that can be connected to a water supply so you don’t have to manually ...
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How can I prevent my ice maker from allowing water draining to back up into my pipes and flooding my kitchen?

Problem Our ice maker occasionally floods the area between the LVP and slab as well as the top of the floor with water. This is because water comes up from the PVC and floods the area just outside of ...
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Ice maker stopped working for years, made a bucket of ice, and stopped again

I have a Whirlpool french door refrigerator (model WRX988SIBM) with the ice dispenser in the door of the refrigerator and it quit making ice over 4 years ago now. I didn't use a ton of ice and just ...
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What noise is this coming from our ice machine?

We have a Scotsman NU130 ice machine that's become quite noise lately. Here's a video of the noise: https://youtube.com/shorts/3UFw4yjXxtQ When it comes to ice makers, is there a particular part that ...
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Samsung refrigerator- ice maker works true only without container on ice

In the Samsung RS68N8242SL refrigerator, the ice cubes from the ice maker only fall out if the container for ready ice cubes is removed. If we insert a container for cubes, they do not fall into the ...
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How can I replace water valve in Liebherr fridge-freezer?

I intend to check the water valve between the water tank that is in the refrigerator and the ice-maker that is in the freezer of my Liebherr ICN 3366. Where is this valve and how can I reach it? How ...
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Kitchen Aid fridge/freezer dispenses 1 ounce of water when pressing ice

I have a Kitchen Aid refrigerator model #: KRSC503ESS00 I’m having a weird problem that occurs when I press the ice dispenser pad. Basically, the fridge dispenses 1 ounce of water out of the water ...
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Information on ice maker water inlet for LG LFXS26973S refrigerator

My LG refrigerator after working fine for some time has started dripping water from the in-door ice maker. When I run a cycle, I can see that the water is gushing into the icemaker, where it launches ...
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Icemaker nosiy when it cycles on

My GE fridge’s ice maker makes an annoying sound when the ice maker cycles on. This video shows the sound starting after ice is dispensed This video focuses on the sound. With the freezer door open ...
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Whirlpool Refrigerator water pressure low (not filter related)

This is a new issue. We do have a water filter system before going to the fridge, but it was not an issue for the last 4 years. Now, the water come out normal and then quickly restricts and goes ...
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Icemaker entirely empty, not making ice

I have a GE side-by-side fridge with bottom freezer. It has an IMC-701 icemaker. It looks very very close to this icemaker from a Samsung freezer. It is entirely empty. I've checked/tried: The water ...
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Samsung Ice maker stopped working [closed]

Ice maker stopped working. I replaced the filter, ran 4 gallons water through filter, Rest filter, pushed reset button on ice maker. Waited 2 days, no ice. I unplugged the refrigerator for 5 ...
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Cap icemaker water line under sink-cap leaks

Following the suggestions on this site, I bought a 1/4" compression cap for the unused icemaker water line under the sink. After installing it with Teflon tape, water is still spewing out. I ...
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What are recommended ways to connect fridge ice maker?

My new fridge has an ice maker, and I want to connect it to the cold water under the kitchen sink. This is how that pipe looks. Should I Use a saddle tapping valve to punch a hole in the bottom pipe? ...
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Copper line to fridge

The copper line in my fridge is cracked and now is leaking, we’ve turned off sadder line and is still leaking a lot. How can we get it to stop leaking without replacing? We don’t mind if our ice-maker ...
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Can I extend icemaker line by joining two braided lines?

I am moving fridge further from the current water source (sink). The existing line is a compression fitted copper. I bought a 25’ braided line but it is a bit short for comfort. I am thinking of ...
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Ice maker to sump pump has water run back into it, any ideas for a fix?

My ice maker has a gravity drain that it says to connect to the sink drain. All works well except if I run the faucet for a while eventually water will back up into the ice maker. I believe the issue ...
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How do I prevent ice cubes from jamming in my ice maker?

I have a Bosch fridge. It has an ice maker in the freezer section. Ice will frequently block the little fingers from ejecting ice into the container, like this: Seven times a day I reach in and ...
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Ice maker not working

I have a whirlpool model wrf540cwhv00 and the ice maker has stopped working. I have checked for stuck ice and verified that the water line is not frozen. I have tried to reset it by putting the wire ...
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Extending copper water pipe to fridge/icemaker and leaving options open

I've got a 1/2 inch copper water pipe into the back of my attached garage [Img1], conveniently next to where I have a fridge/freezer unit. I'd like to attach water from that pipe to the built-in water/...
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Water line won't stay connected to aftermarket freezer port

We have a Whirlpool model ET1MHKXMT01. Apparently an aftermarket top freezer icemaker was installed in unit and had been working fine for years. At some point moving the fridge appears to have ...
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No water and ice in refrigerator, how to fix it when filter is not the issue?

My question is very similar to this but I have bypass filter, meaning I don't have a filter. I know filter is the most common reason when there is no water in refrigerator and hence no ice as well. ...
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What type of plumbing fitting is this? (Fridge)

This picture is the fitting that comes off the back of my fridge for water into the fridge. Fridge manual says it is 1/4" but doesn't mention fitting type. Is it compression? And if it is compression,...
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Ice maker dispenses multiple cubes (2-3 stuck together)

This is a Whirlpool refrigerator. Model # WRX735SDHZ Serial # K80905198 The ice maker routinely dispenses multiple ice cubes frozen together. Sometimes 2, sometimes 3. This causes one or both of ...
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Moving a refrigerator

First question, I am moving and have friends helping. How do they disconnect the ice maker from the water line? Are there specifics they need to follow? Second question, I am moving a frig. It will ...
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Water supply tube elimination in the refrigerator icemaker [closed]

Is it possible to eliminate water line, supplying the ice maker in the refrigerator, with a refill system similar to the coffee makers? It would be a lot safer not to use leaking faucets and free ...
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Fridge ice dispenser solenoid stuck?

My Bosch fridge developed a strange chemical smell around the ice dispenser, and the ice was collecting above the ice flap. After disassembling the front panel, it seems like the smell is from the ...
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Frigidaire refrigerator: no ice produced, and no water dispensed. What would cause this besides the 3-way water valve?

FFHS2311LBSA side-by-side fridge with water dispenser. Water is not dispensed, and no ice is produced. Common wisdom says the water valve assembly (3 valves, 3 solenoids) is the most likely culprit ...
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Fridge / Freezer not cooling. No sound.

Short: My fridge was cold two days ago. Now it's not cold at all. Makes no sounds. Power is on and lights on. Long: Fridge was in storage for unknown years, and filthy. Cleaned and plugged in. It ...
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Fridge Water Line Leaking

My fridge water line is leaking, not the line running from the wall to the fridge, but the line that is inside the fridge. The issue is the connection where the inside line meets the outside line. ...
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No water in line to ice maker

I just installed a new valve for my ice maker/water dispenser for my Roper refrigerator that I bought used. The water comes out of the water dispenser, but there is no water in the line to the ice ...
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In door ice maker quit working after water was turned off for a few days (Whirlpool)

I have a Whirlpool french door refrigerator (model WRX988SIBM) with the ice dispenser in the door of the refrigerator and it quit making ice the other day when I had to cut off my water for a few days ...
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Low Ice Maker Water Line Pressure

I've been puzzling over the problem for a couple of hours now, where my fridge has very low water pressure at the outlet of the ice maker supply line. The line is 1/4 in copper and uses a 1/4 ...
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