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GE Arctica Side by Side PS123NGNABB refrigerator/freezer. Outside water/ice dispenser dispenses but flap does not close without manual assist.

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You do not need a control board . You have a bad dispensor solenoid , probably rusted plunger . They come togather in a kit , and are located behind the control panel . Easily replaceable and inexpensive .

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Hi, you need a new high voltage control board. I've solved at least 10 of this problem in the last 3 months.

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Posted on Jun 07, 2010

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I have a GE Profile Arctica refrigerator that I purchased used last week. Developing quite a bit of frost buildup inside the upper half of the freezer. Also noticing that the flap for the ice doesn't...


Hi yes the flap will cause the frost, you need to replace the solenoid that controls that flap, if this is a side by side, the solenoid is behind the dispenser controls on the freezer door, you take off the control board, and then remove the little mount behind that it has 4 screws and you will see solenoid on right side, it needs to be replaced.



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Frost forms on the inside opening of the chute for the water/ice dispenser. Also frost on the exit chute from the ice cube tray. The frost is present a day or so after I clean it off.


The door flap which releases the ice , on the door , is not closing completely .Usually this is caused by a rusted plunger so both the solenoid and plunger will have to be replaced , These parts are located behind the dispenser board so be sure to remove the top freezer door hinge cover and unplug the plug there , to remove all power going to the door , before attempting this repair . I think the part number is WR62X10055 for the kit .
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you are still not getting a seal on that flap. It sounds as if it may be warped. THe reason the frost and ice is building up is due to the flap not sealing there isn't any other reson for your problem. Good luck on your repairs

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My ice dispenser in my GE Artica is clogged. There is frost and ice on the dispenser and at the top of the chute. What is the problem?


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Here you go...my dad had the same issues...Good Luck!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sW2yqQjEcLI&list=HL1329704348&feature=mh_lolz

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