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I HAVE A KENMORE 253.56943601. WHEN THE ICE MAKER BEGINS TO

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I HAVE A KENMORE 253.56943601. WHEN THE ICE MAKER BEGINS TO RE-FILL, WATER SHOOTS OUT THE WATER DISPENSER IN THE DOOR, AND WATER ALSO OVERFLOWS INTO THE ICE TRAY. I HAVE REPLACED THE WATER INLET VALVE, BUT I HAVE SEEN YOU ANSWERED ANOTHER CUSTOMER WITH THE DIODE COULD BE BAD... DOES MINE POSSIBLY HAVE THE DIODE IN THE POWER CORD/ WIRING HARNESS? OR WHAT ELSE COULD I BE MISSING? I HAVE SEARCHED ONLINE TO SEE IF MINE HAS THESES DIODES, BUT NO LUCK FINDING AN ANSWER.
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So you are exactly right. Your model does have these diodes in line with the water valve because it's made by Frigidaire. This diode kit is going to be your problem and you'll need to cut out the old diode back by the valve and splice in the new diode kit. If you just follow the wires coming from the valve, you'll see that some go into a little bundle that is sort of taped off. That is the diode kit. You'll want to order the kit in the link below which is the diode kit for your model.

CLICK HERE for kit

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