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Ice maker dispenses cruched ice in cube ice mode

Frigidaire refrigerator ice maker dispenses cruched ice when cube ice or crushed ice mode is depressed

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You have a solenoid switch which switches the dispenser back and forth from crushed to cube. It could be stuck or not working or the parts connecting it could be disconnected or broken. You will have to observe to see if any parts are moving and if any noise is coming from the solenoid.
With your model number I can find a diagram which may help.

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Model FRS-26H-7CSB3' ice maker model GSI-26

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