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GE profile Artica side by side. I am getting a frost build up

I have a GE profile Artica side by side. I am getting a frost build up in the ice dispenser chute which causes the ice to clog

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Sounds like the dispensor flap is not closing completely , pulling outside air in . Using a flashlight on the outside of the flap , look inside to see if any light is visible . If so , then the ice flap plunger and solenoid will have to be replaced . Also , excessive crushed ice can also cause frosting .

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