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The ice door does not close so ice has formed inside the freezer, how do I get the fromt cover off to check the plunger to see if it is working to close the little door.

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Remove the top freezer hinge cover and disconnect the plug there . This removes power to the door . Between the grill and the lower portion of the dispensor cover , at the inside bottom , use a butter knife and push down and inward , to force the lower portion of the cover out slightly . Do this on both sides , being careful due to plastic tabs can break , Once bottom is out , lift the dispensor cover upward to disenguage top plastic tabs . Unplug the cover from the plugin . Remove the 2 screws holding the dispensor housing and slide outward . This gives you access to the door flap , flap spring and pin . You will be able to see the problem .

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

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