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The spring that holds the flap on the door has come out. (ice maker)

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What is the make & model # please?

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Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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Here is a large diagram and a PDF of the parts. Most likely you have a broken door flap spring broken or the hinge. Click Here=> 8201649 Dispenser Door Flap Kit

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On most "pass the ice through the door" models there is a flapper door where the ice dispenses. The spring which holds this door closed when you are not dispensing ice becomes weak allowing the flap to stay open jsut a bit. This open space will create an ice dam in teh dispenser thus not allowing the ice to dispense. The repair is generally made by replacing the flap assembly.

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