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I have a GE GSS23QGSABB refrigerator and the flap won't close all of the way after dispensing ice. How can I tell if I need just a new flap or a flap and solenoid?

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SOURCE: GE side by side refrigerator ice dispenser

If you take a look at this diagram, you should be able to see all the inner workings of that area and decide if you want to repair it. I think anyone with the most basic mechanical skills could easily handle this repair. See parts 62,63,67, etc. Could just be the spring is off or broken. Let us know what you find! http://www.partselect.com/Schematics/GE/00112435i01.gif

Posted on Jan 08, 2007

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SOURCE: Ice Dispenser - in door

Yes that repair is quite common and not too difficult you need a Maytag Fountain door Kit dont have the part# hear but can be researched available at all appliance part retailers........comes with the solonoid, new flapper door and outher redesigned pieces also an instrunction sheet A solved rating is great motivation to continue giving priceless advise........

Posted on Oct 03, 2007

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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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SOURCE: ice dispenser door flap will not close.

Remove the top freezer hinge hover on top of the freezer door . Unplug the receptical there ( this will remove power to the door only ) .
Using a small screwdriver at the "crease" on the bottom of the dispensor control board inside the dispensor , twist slightly to disengage the 2 clips ( 1 on each side ) holding the dispensor board . Unplug the 3 connectors from the board . 4 screws ( 1 on each corner ) hold the dispensor housing shield . Remove these 4 small screws . After removing , at the top right , you will see a solenoid and plunger . These are probably rusted , holding the flap open . The part number for the solenoid and plunger is WR62X10055 . 3 screws hold this part on . When reinstalling the dispensor housing , It slides back on 2 "grooves" so make sure it is back in place , or the board will not snap back on properly at the bottom .

Posted on Sep 02, 2009

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