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How to open ice/water dispenser on GE PSS26LSRDSS to replace ice door flap

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TAKE SMALL SCREWDRIVER AND GENTLY PRY OFF DISPENSOR COVER, THEN UNPLUG 3 SETS OF WIRES FROM BOARD. THEN REMOVE 4 SCREWS HOLDING ON THE DOOR ACTIVATOR. DOOR RECESS THEN CAN BE REMOVED AND REPLACED.
EITHER UNPLUG UNIT OR OPEN FREEZER DOOR TO PREVENT ELECTRICAL SHOCK.IF OPENING DOOR KEEP DOOR OPEN WILL KILL POWER TO THE BOARD AREA.

Posted on Jan 18, 2013

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SOURCE: No water or ice through door

sounds like the dispenser assembly is not sensing that the trap door is opening fully, so it wont send power to the auger motor or fill valve. If you are pretty handy, you can disassemble the door and take out the dispenser assembly and try to take the assembly apart and correct the throw on the trap door. Otherwise, I'm afraid you need a new dispenser to the tune of about $250 parts and $225 trip and labor. Good luck!

Posted on Dec 17, 2006

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SOURCE: GE Icemaker flap door won't open causes ice jam in chute

There is an electric solenoid that opens the door. If you look up inside the dispenser you can see the solenoid. Either the solenoid is bad or the dispenser module that puts power to it is out. You will need to remove dispenser front and check for voltage to solenoid. If you have power from module, replace solenoid, if no power, replace both parts. It is common for solenoid to short out and damage the module so that both must be replaced. If solenoid is shorted and you replace module, new part will fry.

Posted on Oct 02, 2007

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SOURCE: ice dispenser flap won't close automatically

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

Posted on May 07, 2008

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SOURCE: ice and water dispenser for Maytag H20 not working

Ice 2 0 ...lights flashing and ice door flapping... i called 1-800-4maytag like someone else suggested.. they are sending me new high voltage board for free..and they will install it for free.. even though it is 2yrs old.. for once someone stands behind there product..

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Replace GE ice dispenser damper door on GE model PSI23sgna

take both hands and place on the front bottom edge of control panel pull up and out it is hard and you think you are going to break something but you are not when you get the control panel off there will be 4 screws at each corner undo them and slide that piece off then you can see your door

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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