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Ice cubes freezing together

I have a customer with a sears side by side (wp built) that says the ice cubes in the container on the inside of the freezer door stick together...another tech. told her the freezer door is open too long. she lives alone and no kids...i remember hearing this complaint early when wp first came out with this feature and exchanged one for wp but did not hear of any fix... any help would be appreciated, thanks, robert...

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SOURCE: GE Freezer Side Ice Dispenser

It isn't supposed to free wheel and the only solution that I know of is tumbler replacement. I have the same issue and am currently hunting replacement parts.

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Ice forming where ice comes out to refrigerator

I am not sure if this is the same issue or not.  the flap that closes after you have dispensed ice does not close or seal all the way.  The gasket is worn down. the result is warm air get up into icemaker and warms ice and refreezes in one block so now the dispenser gets blocked.  We had to replace the flap in the door.  bought the part at an appliance part  store (not sears) they were helpfull and looked up the part needed.  Also a sheet of ice forms on the  bottom of the freezer.  When water is dispensed a small bit drips inside freezer in back and runs down to botom of freezer slowly forming a sheet of ice.  Use a hair dryer to defrost and then you must unclog the drain in the back at the bottom of ffreezer to allow it to drian.  Once we finally unclogged the drain we have not had any problems for about 2 years.  

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Our freezer is not cold, food is defrosting, ice

Look at the back of the freezer wall from inside the freezer. Is there frost on it? If there is, you need to replace one of the components of the defrost system. If there is no frost then you need to have a repair made to the sealed system, it is either out of gas or the compressor is running inefficiently

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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SOURCE: ice maker shooting water along wall of freezer

  1. Supply line mite have slipped causing water to splah
  2. Supply line may need cleaning at tip
  3. Make sure cubes are solid.If cubes are holding water they could splash water when dumped.

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Water leak into the ice container when dispensing water thru door

ur serervoir assembly is probably cracked

Posted on Feb 07, 2010

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SOURCE: Ice sticks together

the ice cubes stick together because the water level in the tray is to high and the cubes can not be separated so turn the valve on the wall behind the unit closed some to lessen the amount of water in the tray

Posted on Apr 05, 2010

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