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Old 01-21-2015, 01:53 PM   #1
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Beware of ice maker line leaks

For the second time we ave leaks in our ice maker line. The second one flooded our underbelly 😣. We are now making arrangements to take it in for an extensive punch list. Heater not working right, refrigerator not working,shower leaking,out door shower quick connect doesn't work, I'm afraid to keep looking!
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Old 01-21-2015, 04:25 PM   #2
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You are doing it right - the only way to find it, is to live in it

Long ago, I turned off the icemaker line and haven't turned it back on...

We like the sonic crushed ice anyway and just by a bag and dump it in
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Old 01-21-2015, 04:50 PM   #3
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Yes, that is true. We were going to wait until spring but will have it hauled in on Monday. My only hope is that we didn't have to much water damage. The insulation is soaked and the floor is popping. Only a good inspection will tell. I don't think I will use the ice maker again as I am now afraid of what could happen. We have a pretty good list put together to have fixed. Thank God, we still haven't sold the motorhome. At least we can live in that until this is fixed. I love this form, it helps to be aware of problems that have happened to others. Keeps us on our toes. We do love living full time.
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Old 01-21-2015, 06:49 PM   #4
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We are not full time yet but I shut ours off under the sink last year and have never turned it back on. Just a problem waiting to happen!! A portable icemaker will work just fine when the time comes!! Water damage can total an RV.
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Old 01-21-2015, 07:32 PM   #5
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Can't tell you if my ice maker works or not. It has never been turned on
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Old 01-21-2015, 08:50 PM   #6
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They work awesome! Takes a day to get rolling after starting a hot fridge, but then look out!

I have a portable too, but they are high maintenance because you always have to be around to feed or empty it.
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Old 01-21-2015, 11:17 PM   #7
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So far I've been fairly happy with our factory installed ice machine. Thankfully I haven't had the leaks others have experienced. If I do start getting leaks, I'm going to figure out a new plumbing method.
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Old 01-22-2015, 03:01 AM   #8
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It may not matter much, but are these ice makers in the residential frigs, or the other type of frigs?

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Old 01-22-2015, 12:45 PM   #9
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Yes there are icemakers in the res. fridges and their icemaker line freezes too (at least on ours it did )
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Old 01-24-2015, 08:26 PM   #10
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Well Monday we are taking our home on wheels to be serviced. We hope for a good report, however,upon our inspection it looks like our cabinets by the leak are swelling and the floor decking is soaked. The insulation is soaked and has fallen down. All from the waterline to the ice maker. I sure hope they can make us like new again.
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