Hello My name is Ian ~ I am not on the site constantly so please be patient whilst waiting for responses to you queries
Would you kindly give me the full ENr of this appliance, located on the rating plate ~ Ian
OK can you tell me if the noise stops when you open the appliance doors?
OK do you mean that after opening the door the noise continues for about 10 seconds and then stops, if so does it restart when you close the door again?
OK can you confirm that the appliance is maintaining the correct temperatures in both fridge and freezer?
OK from what you state we have two problems, one is the overproduction of ice, the second is a noise from within the fridge ~ is that correct?
OK well the icemaker is a complete unit for this American style and is supplied as a complete assembly priced at £440 retail ie its a take out and replace with a new one not a component repair unit. You need to be using a lot of ice to recoup that !
Now to move to the fridge side, is there any build up of ice behind the salad draw as before?
OK so the fault in your view is in the water dispensing system, does the sound seem like water running or leaking?
OK can you tell me is it happening around the time that the motor starts and/or stops? ie the compressor has just started up or has just finished running?
OK well if all is working and the only problem you have with the appliance is that described I would suggest you have a slight air leak in either the water cooler in the fridge or in the pipes that supply it or feed it to the dispenser. The only time that this is pressurised is when you ask for chilled water at the water outlet so can draw in air when not in use and force it out when being used.
Usually you have a two outlet valve connected at one side by the water supply. Each of the two outlets feed water to either the chilled water or ice maker ie there are two different routes for the water, one directly into the icemaker the other via the fridge where it is chilled and then to the water dispenser. The ice maker is fully automatic the chilled water by manual switch. I don't think the two are connected ~ it may be that on removing the chiller in the fridge the engineer caused one of the seams to split slightly, not enough to leak but enough to let any air out/in. If it were me I would live with it. The cost for the icemaker is just too high to replace ~ would you know kindly rate my service using the smiley faces below, this allows me to close down the job but at the same time once done give you free access to further questions if needed ~ Ian