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Hello, check the freezer sliding door rail. Removed everything in your freeze
then gently slide out the freezer door. Check the bottom of the freezer for food
items that may have dripped into the bottom of the freezer. Now, the check the
roller rails along each side of the freezer there could have been widget that
got smash by the roller on the freezer door, if you find this smashed widget--he
not drunk--he is dead. Scrape the those roller rails and clean the and get all
the globs,ice cream, widgets, pieces of other different types of freezer
flub. Next, set a level on the freezer door and see if the bubble is point
forward, if not then screw up the front two leveler in the front of the
freeze--one on each side in the front of the freezer/refrigerator. I hope this
help you. GB...stewbsion
My Hot point side by side has water and ice dispencer, when we use the ice maker the trap door stays open we have to close it by pushing it with our finger. We tried some lubricant on the hinges still stays open. We were wondering if there is a solinoid that acuates the door closed.
The most common problem with this is the door/flapper is not closing snuggly. Usually a piece of ice holds it open but if this is happening all the time make sure the little ice door/flapper is closing all the way open the door and push it open and see how it is closing. If there is not water freezing on the left side of the freezer under the icemaker its self you have to have air getting into the freezer and usually its the ice door. good luck
Assuming the ice bin is all the way in The lower hinge on each door may have a door closing cam. It raises the door up ¼ inch when opening and this assist in closing the door. If it’s wore out and doesn’t work the door may not seal and the gasket can be damaged. Watch the operation of the door to see if it rises up when opened.
Leave the door shut and let the magnetic gasket hold the door in place. Put something between the bottom of the door and the floor to hold it in case it slips. Remove the bracket holding the pin and hinge assembly taking note of order of removal of parts. Slide new cams on. You probably need two.
Sounds like the clear plastic door guide on the ice dispensor arm , is broken loose , holding the door , keeping it from closing . If this is the problem , it just snaps on . If a piece is broken from the guide , pt # 985866 is usually the part .
I found out that there is a plastic panel that cools three draws inside the refrigerator. Behind the plastic panel there is an evaporator (coolant childer) that catches the condensation of repeatedly opening and closing the refrigerator door that turns into thick ice. Because of condensation, ice buildup in such a way that the ice pushes the middle draw out causing the door to open. In turn depending on how long the door stays open, melts the ice and the water leaks under the bottom draw out on either side of the front refrigerator door. Also, there is a drain plug that is also iced closed. To solve that problems, the unplug the refrig, put towel under the refrig, removed the panel (unplugging the wires and removing screws) and took a hair blow dryer to melt the ice. Oh, by the way, I used to blow dryer to melt the ice from the panel before I could remove the panel. That job took all day. I removed all the ice and reassembled the panel and replace the drawers. To my amazing, no more leaks and the water dispenser worked for two days and quit. I believed the water tank (plastic container in front of the panel has frooze again. By the way the ice maker did not work after removing the ice.
its possible that ice is jamed in the ice crusher compartment this happens to me as well the ice drops down to fast causing it to clog and then stays open until it all of a sudden you pick it up on the floor thanks from gilles