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GE fridge ice dispenser flap malfunction

I have a GE Profile Refridgerator model #PFSS6PKXDSS. There is a flap inside the left door that opens to let down ice from the ice maker. The flap is mechanized so it automatically opens and closes. Whatever determines when that flap opens and closes appears to be broken b/c mine has been running non-stop for about 12 hours - constantly opening and closing. Any idea how to stop it from running?

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replace the flap spring and selenoid in the despenser area
call ge at 300-851-6200 with the model number and they will send you the parts about 40.00 dollars

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the front panel should just pop off,but you want to look at the solinardmthat is most likey what need replaced,let me know if it is rusted in the open position-mike

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SOURCE: ice maker door flap will not stop opening and closing once you get ice or water.

Is it an infrared sensor on the front? Clean the "eye" and sender (where you put your glass) in case the sensor thinks there's a glass in place.

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