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GE side by side refrigerator ice dispenser

The flap on the in-door ice dispenser does not close. This causes the warm air to melt the ice in the bottom of the tray and a bad frost build-up in the chute. Is there any easy solution that I can use to repair this myself?

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  • Glenda Sutter Jan 09, 2007

    Thank you very much. My significant other is the fix-all person in this house but unfortunately, he is an electrician, not mechanical. The schematic explains what we need to do but how do we start removing the parts. I don't see any screws or fastners that will get us started. Ideas?

  • brewbond007 Aug 10, 2008


    1. i have the same problem as describes, ice build up on ice maker chute because door is not properly closing. once i obtain part, how do i disassemble the ice maker on front of refrig?

  • marcd568 Sep 17, 2008

    Mine is a GE GSS25LGMF and if I tap lightly on it, the door will close. Does this model have a spring also?

    Thanks


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If you take a look at this diagram, you should be able to see all the inner workings of that area and decide if you want to repair it. I think anyone with the most basic mechanical skills could easily handle this repair. See parts 62,63,67, etc. Could just be the spring is off or broken. Let us know what you find! http://www.partselect.com/Schematics/GE/00112435i01.gif

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