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Ice despenser Why has my ice dispenser quit giving me cubes. Even though the cube button has been pushed repeatedly I still get crushed ice instead of cubes. I have a frigidaire side by side. Thank You Sandy

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  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2008

    The ice dispenser only gives crushed ice even though the "cube" button is on, this started after emptying the ice bin. I have tried pulling the ice bin out and carefully re-inserting several times but the problem continues.



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Your refrig has a solenoid that opens and closes a flapper in the bucket to bypass the ice crushers look on the bottom of the ice container and there is a brass rod that is bent at the end. if yo will find where the end of that rod inserts into the dispenser motor inside the freezer there is a saddle that has most likely frozen in the up position. you can use a hair dryer to warm the area up and pull the saddle back to the down position. its kind of hard to tell you with out pics but hopefully you get an idea of wht i'm trying to describe..

Posted on Jan 07, 2008

  • adonimou Dec 02, 2011

    Thanks for the advice.the hair dryer really worked.



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