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My ice dispenser is crazy.. I have replaced the solenoid (per repairclinic.com) and I still have to fight it for ice. When I push the lever there is a delay, sometimes I have to switch to water and back to ice. Usually it malfnctions when I have company and its a pain in the butt. Could it be the circuit board behind the controls or the switch that tells it that the door is closed?

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  • Samd007 Feb 17, 2008

    I'll try, I have a touch switch not a sliding one. I'll follow up on the board. Thank you

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Based on the info you just gave about moving the switch from water and back to ice, I would say the switch. It is a much cheaper part too. If you are capable, and it sounds like you are, remove what you need to to get to the switch. By-pass it by connecting the wires together. If the dispenser works instantly, that's it. If not, then you need to follow the path, probably back to the board.

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