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Ice dispenser comes on by itself.

I opened the door to the freezer and when I closed it the ice dispenser began operating. Becasue the actuator was not pressed the ice began backing up inside the refridgerator. Opening the door turned off the ice dispenser but made a mess becasue all the accumulated ice fell onto the floor. Every time you cloce the door the ice machine begins operating. I have unplugged the ice machine for now. The light for the water filter stays on and the water dispenser does not work now either. I removed the door cover and checked for any obvious shorted wires but found nothing obvious. Any thoughts??

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Re: Ice dispenser comes on by itself.

You need to replace the dispenser selector board.

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