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The flap on the water and ice dispensor doesn't close properly


freezer ices up inside near the ice dispensor

refrigerator makes a "weepy" sound at times

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THATS JUST THE NATURE OF THE BEAST, AS LONG AS IT CLOSES TIGHT . DON'T MESS WITH IT ! ......IF'N I WAS ANY HELP AT ALL PLEASE VOTE.. JAY

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