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Frost on icemaker door

My Galaxy 55622 side by side refrigerator freezer has recently started building up frost on the "trapdoor" that transfers ice from the bin to the dispenser. The frost is also on a small section of the ice bin directly in line with the dispenser. The ice comes out slowly and in clumps, sometimes with frost. The ice bin is not on the door.

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  • Anonymous Nov 23, 2007

    Ditto! Thought the door wasn't closing well. Cleaned it off, made sure the door was closing well & voila the frost came back! So here we are...and glad to see

    it's not too uncommon & there's a possible solution!



    Thanks!!!

  • RickColley Dec 16, 2007

    Exact same problem here. Can the flapper door in the ice chute be replaced?



    Thanks

  • fluglotse1 Oct 17, 2008

    Ice forms around the chute where the cubes come out.

  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    Ice dispenser door closes very slowly and not sealing tight allowing the ice to get frosted and clumped together.

  • mgutridge Apr 16, 2009

    GE side by side w/ice maker: makes ice just fine. However the shoot frosts up. If its the seal, how do I fix it?

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Most likely the ice door is not closing properly.
Clean out the ice chute and look down it from the inside while you shine a flashlite up from the outside. If you see light around the door then it needs to be replaced or something is wrong with the mechanism.
Post back and let me know what you find.

Posted on Nov 21, 2007

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    Michael Lindley Nov 24, 2007

    Just wanting to follow up on your problem and see what you have found. If the ice chute door is closing properly when you check it, then either there are times when it does not, or there is air leakage coming around the freezer door liner at the chute.

    Thanks/Mike

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