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The little round door that lets out the ice from the ice maker in my refrigerator is broken. The hinge is broken on one sides of the round door. How do I replace this? The model number is MZD2766GE it is a Maytag refrigerator.

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Remove the dispenser cover by gently prying starting at the bottom going round and round a little at a time to prevent from breaking it. When it's off the screws will be exposed to access the other components.


This diagram shows your dispenser parts.
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=47964&diagram_id=674334#d674334

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