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

I have a GE Profile ice maker (1994) TPH22 series. Ice make works fine and sends ice down the chute. The flap door doesn't open and causes ice to jam up in the chute. Any ideas? The flap dood is on a spring assembly...I cleaned the door and checked for blockage, sticking and could not see anything. Thanks Paul

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Re: GE Icemaker flap door won't open causes ice jam in...

Thanks again Watugot

I’m just waiting for my module…..I love the fishing line solution! Hmmmm maybe theres an application for duct tape?????

Posted on Oct 13, 2007

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Re: GE Icemaker flap door won't open causes ice jam in...

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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