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I have a Kenmore refrig Model 106.55632500 The door that pops open at the dispenser when calling for ice is not closing all the way back. Not only that, but the rubber trim around it is bad. I ordered a new door . I'm having a hard time trying to figure out on how to take the outside plastic frame off without breaking it. I believe this has to come out first in order to access the touch panel next. then get behind that to the shute assy. What is the prosedure in doing this job? Any help would be appreciated. thank you

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  • Tony Aug 21, 2010


    I understand what you're saying. Does this trim has to come off in order to access the touch panel ?

    Or does the touch panel comes out differently .?

    Thank You

  • Tony Aug 22, 2010

    I responed back before, but I Havent heard anything. If you could go over the comments I wrote and give some avenue I would appreciate it.
    Thank you

  • Tony Aug 24, 2010

    Thank You Sir.
    Now thats what I'm talking about. A person is always afraid to push or pull on plastic parts, For fear of snapping things off. Not like the old days where you have visiable screws.
    Thanks again pal.



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There are two slots on the bottom of the dispenser face (see the first image below where the orange arrows point), put a putty knife or screwdriver in those slots and push up on the tool while pulling out on the bottom of the dispenser face. You may have to hit the handle of the putty knife with your palm to release the tabs.

Once off see the second image below, the part in the top right (15) will come off with 2 screws so you can get to the door you are replacing (6) better.

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Use a plastic putty knife near a corner and pry out gently.
There are pressure clips holding the face trim in place.
Sometimes just getting your fingers behind it is enough to pop it free. If it has never been removed before - it will be a bugger.


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