Why is my ice maker pouring water?

Why is my ice maker pouring water?

If the water is overflowing the icemaker and running through the freezer and out the door you probably have a defective water valve. You can defrost the frozen fill tube behind the icemaker with a hair dryer. If this problem happens again, you need to replace the water valve.

Why is my ice maker flooding?

Two common reasons for home water damage is a refrigerator leak or an ice-maker line burst. This can be caused by a clogged or frozen defrost drain, damaged water lines, defective water tank assembly and filter housing, or a damaged or rusty drain pan.

Why does my ice maker make too much ice?

If your icemaker is making too much ice or overflowing: Be sure the bucket is properly positioned directly under the icemaker. The feeler arm is either a metal rod on the side of the icemaker or a plastic paddle that sits horizontal under the icemaker. If the arm or paddle is broken, the icemaker needs to be replaced.

Should I turn off my ice maker?

If not, you’ll be happy to know that you can turn your ice maker off. You may also want to turn off your ice maker if you are going to be away from home for a week or more. There is no need to keep making ice if you aren’t going to be using it while it is fresh before it absorbs odors and off-flavors.