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Frost forming around ice dispenser inside side by side Fridge

I have a Kenmore model #556924 and have had numerous problems with the ice maker. For the past couple of months I have had the biggest problem with frost forming inside the freezer ONLY around the ice dispenser chute. Any suggestions on what it could be and if it is an easy repair?

Every now and then I have problems with it only dispensing crushed ice, even when the indicator says that cubes are selected.

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The presence of frost indicates that the dispenser(ice) probrably isn't closing all the way once you get ice. This allows warm air to rise up, condense and form frost. In all likelihood the solenoid that controls the opening and closing is bad and needs to be replaced.

Posted on Jul 10, 2008

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