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Switch sticks for the ice and water. It wont shut off

This unit has a rubber pad that you push your glass against which ativates a little switch. When you pull the glass away the rubber sometimes doesnt pop back and the water or ice keep running. I've already replaced the rubber pad. That helped for a while but its doing it again. Is there any fix to this. I see the newer models no longer use this rubber pad.

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Remove the water drain and the two screws behind it and lift up to remove the push button panel,unplug the push button panel. remove three screws holding the dispenser unit in place,sliding the water uotlet out of the way as you do. Next get to back of rubber cover and put a little lubricant(silicone lubricant would work,not too much, then test.Then test and reassemble.
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