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GE Side by Side Model #TFH24PRSMWW Ice maker

The ice maker works. Except when the switch is on the cube selection it delivers crushed ice sn a very little water. I removed the ice holder tray and looked up underneath saw that the little flap was closed so the cubes could not fall. I could keep the flap open when I rotated the arm. I could not put the tra back with the arm in the correct position. I also tried moving the switch a couple of times from water to the cube delivery to se if that worked. I also removed all the ice from the tray and put alittle back in to test and it still delivered crushed ice when in the cube position.

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The on and off switch of the ice maker on the ge side by side model has fell off and appears broken. please instruct with a diagram how to reattach.

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