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I have a GE Profile refrigerator. The solenoid wore out, so I replaced it (easy and straight forward job). However, the new solenoid seems to work in reverse. When I turn on the power supply, the solenoid immediately engages, and opens the dispenser flap. This should only happen when I press the actuator pad. Does anyone have any thoughts about what could be wrong?

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    James Smith May 12, 2014

    The refrigerator is a GE Profile TBX22PRYRBB.

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  • Master
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Did the Part numbers match exactly (between the old and new parts)? Is there anyway you could have crossed and wires? It's possible that the controller board is malfunctioning, I don't have schematics to give you any additional info.

Posted on May 12, 2014

Testimonial: "Thanks for you suggestion...The part numbers do match exactly, and I was very careful not to cross the wires. I was wondering if it could be the controller board, but just wanted to get a few suggestions before I ordered one. Thanks for your help. I appreciate it."

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SOURCE: GE Profile Refrigerator Ice/Water dispenser not working

Hi Urban Woman,

Unfortunately, your dispenser interface board has gone to appliance parts heaven and needs to be replaced. Fortunately it's relatively cheap. If I recall correctly, all you have to do to access the dispenser board is use a small flat screwdriver. There are 2 locking "tabs"/slots on either side and underneath the board (you will barely be able to see it, they're just that small). 6fb5654.jpg

Of course you already know that you need to unplug the fridge before doing any repairs so I can skip that part.

Insert your screwdriver into those slots and pry the bottom of the board out. Then grasp it with your hands and remove it completely. There are three wire bundles on it, remove them and re-install them on the new board. Then simply snap the new board into place.

This should take maybe 15 minutes to do... super easy job.

SG

p.s. Here's a link to the service manual, but the removal of the dispenser board is not in it (everything else is, though, so it may come in handy later)

p.s.s. Since you're going to be unplugging the fridge for the repair, you ought to go to Home Depot and pick up one of these to plug it back into. Transient voltage spikes are most likely the cause of all your woes... including the main board that was replaced.

Posted on Apr 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Ice Dispenser flap not closing

the front panel should just pop off,but you want to look at the solinardmthat is most likey what need replaced,let me know if it is rusted in the open position-mike

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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SOURCE: GE refrigerator model GSS22 WGMD ice maker motor

If you cant manually turn your auger motor, it may be bad. Does it dispense solid ice or no ice at all? Another thing may be your control panel. That could be bad too, it's the one sending juice to both your solenoid and auger motor.

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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Posted on Mar 05, 2010

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SOURCE: Ice maker in our GE profile refrigerator is not working

Ice maker Diagnostic Test:

- Remove the ice bucket
-Turn the ice maker off, wait 15 seconds than turn it back on
-Press the ice paddle three times, this will begin diagnostic test.
-PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH ICE MAKER DURING DIAGNOSTICS

-In 3 minutes you should see the rack inside turn 360 degrees
-AND the ice maker bowl should fill with water

-IF either DID NOT work, call 1-800-GE-CARES for ice maker replacement. A service call is approx $80. The $80 will be deducted from the part/labor if you choose to purchase/install parts from the service technician. If not, you will pay for the service call. Good luck.

Posted on Apr 05, 2010

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