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Ice maker chute icing up

We have a Whirlpool side by side refrigerator and the chute the ice comes out of has been frosting and it is also frosting behind the ice bin in the freezer. Do you know what the problem could be?

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The flap is probably not closing properly. Dispense some ice, then open the freezer door and look to see if the flap is still slightly open. If so, you will have to take the front cover off of the control panel and clean the muck off of the flap mechanism and also clean the solenoid. I have to do this about 2X year. Not a big job, but be careful.

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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    jtbcoins Sep 14, 2012

    I realize this was three years ago...but I am having the same problem. You say be careful....I want to know...of what? Thanks!

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