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I have a GE Frig 2 years old It make crushed ice when you press the cubed button. It's making cubed ice fine just not dispencing everything else works fine. It is model No. GSH25JSTASS and Serial NO. HL222447. Of course, I can't find manuel. Please advise. Thanks, Kathy

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Could be a problem with micro switches inside the dispenser. it has small switches that when you press the button outside, you are pressing a switch inside and if they are cross wired or what ever, these things happens. if you are familiar with electrical wiring trouble shooting, then i could guide you but if not, then i suggest you call a qualified tech to help you with this kind of problem.

it is as if the wires were interchange. cube button would dispense crushed ice then the crushed ice button is not working.


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