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Ice not strong enough to push open ice maker door

I have a Jenn Air side by side fridge. The ice maker door seems to have a tight spring or something because when the ice goes in the chute and then backs up. It seems like the ice isn't strong enough to open the door.

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You said,
The ice maker door seems to have a tight spring or something because when the ice goes in the chute and then backs up.

The door needs to be replaced because it is bent or out of alignment!
How old is the fridge??
Now a days you have a 1 year warranty!

Or the seal is not tight and air gets inside past the door and then the moisture freezes on the spring.

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

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