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Bottom of ice maker/dispenser frosting over

The bottom of the ice maker keeps frosting and freezing over. Ice can no longer come out and the door keeps getting stuck on ice maker container due to excess frost and ice. What is the issue?

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  • jeffshore Nov 10, 2008

    icemaker frosts over on bottom and onto door chute.



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Posted on Nov 10, 2008


Also; you may want to periodically clean out your chute by removing your bucket. Crushed ice has a tendency to stick to the surface of the chute and build up on its own even if the door is closing properly.

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Open the freezer door and look down the ice chute while you shine a flashlite up the dispenser cute from the outside. If you see light around the chute door, it needs to be replaced or something is wrong with the mechanism. The problem you describe is almost always air leakage around that flap.
Post back if you need more help.

Posted on Nov 18, 2007

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    Michael Lindley Nov 22, 2007

    Just wanted to follow up on your fridge and see what you found out.



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