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LOUD FAN, SHUT DOWN AND HEATED WITH HAIR DRYER, BUT CAME BACK. ALOT OF FROST IN DISCHARGE CHUTE

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SOURCE: GE profile Artica side by side. I am getting a frost build up

Sounds like the dispensor flap is not closing completely , pulling outside air in . Using a flashlight on the outside of the flap , look inside to see if any light is visible . If so , then the ice flap plunger and solenoid will have to be replaced . Also , excessive crushed ice can also cause frosting .

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This may be because the chute door is not all the way shut when off. If yes the warm moist air is being pulled through the opening and causing this. Sea Breeze

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