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THE ICE CUBES KEEP COMMING OUT OF THE DISPENSER SHOOT CRUSHED ,,INSIDE THE FREEZER DOOR THERE IS A FROST BUILD UP AND THE FLAP ON THE ICE CUBE SHOOT REMAINS OPEN

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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.

Take care.

Posted on Aug 20, 2010

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