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Whirlpool ice crusher does not work

Have Whirlpool gold side by side #GD25DFXFB02 ice maker works fine. ice crusher in door will not crush and dispense ice hear a noise but no ice. what is the solition

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Remove the ice tray and check to make sure that it is not froze up with with ice. the bottom of the tray has a rod attached to it that controls a flapper that opens and closes to allow the ice to pass thru without hitting the cutter or closes to hit crush blades. make sure this is not in a bind or froze up. this rod goes into a plastic housing at the back of the freezer that has a solenoid switch that activates it to open it up. check to make sure all of these items are free of ice and in their proper position and or not broken.

Posted on Jul 24, 2010

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hi there,

could be that the ice maker arm is getting stuck or may have some frost on it. can you supply the complete model # please?

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

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SOURCE: ice maker will not dispense the ice

The auger motor and coupling in the rear may be frozen and won't turn.
Remove the ice bin.
Place a screwdriver or similar device in the forks of the auger and twist counterclockwise till it moves. The replace the ice bin and try again.
It will be difficult to move.
If that does not work. Turn off the fridge and use a hair dryer to hrat the auger gear and motor till it frees up.

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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SOURCE: whirlpool refrigerator ice dispenser no longer workds

Ok, I show parts that are available for that model, sounds like the control board is defective for your dispenser, or possibly the Ice maker control board. It also could be a break in the wiring or the control itself. Below is a break down for those parts, wiring and the control behind the push to dispense ice or water. Hope it is not that control because some places don't provide that part. Now if it's a connection problem that we can find, I will do mu best to help you solve this.Could you insure the model number is correct as this is very important? appliancepartsse@yahoo.com

Posted on Jun 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Ice maker only dispenses crushed ice, won't dispense cubed ice anymore.

I have a GE TFX25ppbaaa refrigerator. The ice maker corkscrew motor would run and provide crushed ice only. The corkscrew motor would not run when the switch was moved to the cubed ice ( half moon) setting.

I replaced the large Light/ water/ crushed ice/cubed ice switch , ( product service number GEH WR55X129 ) ( part number GE 162D6372 PO17 )and it fixed the problem. Cost was about $43.00.

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

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