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Samsung side by side refrigerator ice dispenser flap stuck open...

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SOURCE: GE side by side refrigerator ice dispenser

If you take a look at this diagram, you should be able to see all the inner workings of that area and decide if you want to repair it. I think anyone with the most basic mechanical skills could easily handle this repair. See parts 62,63,67, etc. Could just be the spring is off or broken. Let us know what you find! http://www.partselect.com/Schematics/GE/00112435i01.gif

Posted on Jan 08, 2007

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SOURCE: Whirlpool side-by-side refrigerator ice dispenser

First pull out the ice bucket and close the door.  Set for cubed ice.  Press the button for ice to come out and listen for a loud clunk noise.  That is the sound of the solenoid.  You can open the door, hold the light switch and press the button and watch for the solenoid moving up and down.  Solenoid is at the back of the freezer in a little square opening where the rod on the ice bucket goes into.  If that solenoid is moving ok then put the bucket back in while the solenoid is in the down position and cubes should work.  If solenoid is not working then it will need to be replaced.  Let me know what you find.

Posted on Oct 14, 2007

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SOURCE: Frost buildup in ice-dispenser tube

Open the freezer door and look down the ice chute while you shine a flashlite up the dispenser cute from the outside. If you see light around the chute door, it needs to be replaced. The problem you describe is almost always air laekage around that flap. Post back if you need more help.

Posted on Oct 20, 2007

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SOURCE: Maytag Ice20 refrigerator

There's a very detailed guide explaining how to fix this yourself for about $5 in parts. Some basic experience with soldering is helpful.

My Maytag dealer did not offer to fix for free, so I resorted to doing it myself rather than spend $300-$400.

http://www.liny.net/MaytagIce2O.htm

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Flap on ice dispenser door won't close

clean it again and make sure when you use it that all the ice falls out if not and its open a little it will cause it to freeze open

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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Many Kenmore side-by-side refrigerators have an ice and water dispenser installed on the outside of the freezer door. The ice dispenser has a flap that opens to allow ice to be released, and closes after dispensing to keep the cold air inside of the freezer. The dispenser flap is opened and closed by a solenoid, that when energized pulls the plunger attached to the flap, opening the door. If the flap stops opening and closing, it is likely due to a faulty solenoid.

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Our new 48" Viking side by side does not feed ice cubes adequately. If you need several glasses of cubes it stops feeding and when one opens the freezer door they are piled up and fall all over the floor....


I experienced the same problem several times with our VCSB483DSS also.

What I found was that the ice come down the chute side way and got stuck at the flap in the door. As you continue to press for ice, the machine pushes more ice & they all back up in side the chute and in the door, ready to dump on unsuspecting person who open the freezer door.

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2 - possible bad timing on the flap opening causing the falling ice to get stuck.

My solution for the past 6 years:
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2 - inform my family member that if while you pressed for ice, and the ice is not dropping, but you hear the motor still cranking away, stop pressing for ice immediately. Stick you finger up the dispenser to make sure the flap is open, and push the ice to un-stuck them. And finally, be prepare to get 2 cups full of ice.

Viking may make professional quality fridge (13 years experience in restaurant business), but ice & water dispenser is not their strong point.

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