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Icemaker dispenses crushed ice when you select cubed ice

You get crushed ice on both settings, cubed or crushed.

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GE has a problem with the flap on the door which lets the ice out , not closing due to a rusted solenoid behind the panel . If this flap does not close , frost will get inside the ice bin , not letting the bin flap open to let cubed use come thru, only crushed . You can defrost the ice bin front and replace the door flap solenoid easily . If this is the problem , repost about replaceing the flap solenoid for further instructions if needed .

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Hello,

A faulty ice maker thermostat, a choked up water line or a defective water inlet valve could be the reason your ice maker is unable to produce proper ice cubes. There will be water line behind the refrigerator which you need to check for proper water flow. In case of water not flowing properly through this pipe, clean or replace it if necessary. Inspect the water inlet valve and get it changed if it has broken down. Set you freezer temperature not more than 8 degree Fahrenheit, to ensure a correct ice formation cycle.

If you take out the bin with the ice in it, right behind it there should be a very small box with a lever in it. It doesn't exactly look like a lever, but a piece of plastic that is in the little box, and it slides up and down. It gets stuck down or up (I forget which). You can just push it with your fingers, usually. Push it up and down a few times to unfreeze it.

Take care.

Posted on Jul 27, 2010

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SOURCE: dispenses crushed ice instead of cube ice

You have a solenoid switch which switches the dispenser back and forth from crushed to cube. It could be stuck or not working or the parts connecting it could be disconnected or broken. You will have to observe to see if any parts are moving and if any noise is coming from the solenoid

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