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New GE refrigerat-freez ice dispenser in door. Water line

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New GE refrigerat-freez ice dispenser in door. Water line not hooked up yet. Don't know how to shut off ice maker-dispenser.
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your GE is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: New today.GFE24JSKSS GE French Door, 33" wide
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: No, but don't want water thingy damaged while waiting for plumber.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: There in a control panel on outside f door.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 9 months ago.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 9 months ago.

So there are 2 things you can do to stop the icemaker from cycling if you don't have the water connected. The icemaker is mounted above the ice bucket on the door so if you just flip the switch on the head of the icemaker to the off position, the icemaker will not make ice. If you can't locate the on/off switch on the icemaker, the other thing you can do is remove the ice bucket. The unit will detect that the bucket is not installed and it will not cycle the icemaker.

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