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Ice maker thru the door

The black "flap" that lets ice fall out into the glass does not close which causes the dispenser to freeze up where you can only get crushed ice will not allow cubes to fall out. The switch in the back is working so it will work for several days untill the ice builds up again

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  • mike vance Jul 11, 2007

    Where would those screws be located looks to me like I would have to remove entire inside panel and gasket

  • mike vance Jul 11, 2007

    Where would those screws be located? looks to me like I would have to remove entire inside panel to get to the flap and that would be the gasket also. Any thoughts?

  • jewju Nov 09, 2007

    how do i remove ice dispenser panel on door to see parts inside?

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Usually due to rust or crud build-up. try lubricating moving parts with WD-40, or possibly removing accessible screws/bolts and manually cleaning it up.

Posted on Jul 11, 2007

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