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GE model # GSS25KGMC WW

Trap door from ice dispenser does not close all the way

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  1. There is a solenoid that operates the trap door. When the lever is pressed to get ice, the solenoid operates and there is a plunger mechanism that pulls a metal pin into the solenoid. When I took mine apart I found the pin rusty which hangs up in the sleave of the solenoid. I tried cleaning the rust off with steelwool but it just rusted a month later and is now hanging up again. I may reclean the rust and spray it with silicon spray. Most likely I will need to replace the solenoid. It is located behind the touch panel. To remove there are 3 small holes just underneath the lip of the touch panel that you must push a small screwdriver or pin of some type through the holes to release the latch for the the front touch panel. Pull the touch panel toward you while pushing on the latch. You will then be able to see the rest of it.

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