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Ice door opener

My ice maker works fine but my ice door does not open to let the ice fall into the cup. Help to solve this problem will be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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Re: ice door opener

GE side x side GSS22SGMC stainless steelJust fixed my own problem of jammed ice door. 1. pull the light switch plate off (just under the front bottom edge, push through the holes, pull) 2. unscrew the dispenser assembly, 4 screws, pull the unit out  3. WR62X10020 SOLENOID is in the upper right, unplug the black wires from the board. 4. unscrew the right screw from the door-stop assembly (above the ice door)- pull the plastic out of the solenoid piston 4. unscrew solenoid, 3 screws, from back 5. pull the piston, scrape-sand-file off all rust, then lube with oil 6. scrape off rust from inside,  solenoid with shoving steel wool-file-degreaser to get off rust, then lube 7. reassemble, WORKS!! 8. save 35.00 for new solenoid 9. save repair cost of whole new door (happened!) good luck

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Re: ice door opener

Can you reach down from inside door and push open door easily? If it is hard to open, check to see if freezer door seal is held on by numerous screws. If so press on inner door panel and see if makes crunching sound. If so it will probably need a set of doors. GE has a program where they replace both doors, no charge if in the program.

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