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I have a Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator Model #G17FVCXWY and the ice maker jams up about once a month (ice doesn't completely dump into the door bin, water refills into the ice maker, then refreezes to the ice that is hung up on top that did not dump. Sometimes it keeps the door from sealing properly and the ice melts and runs water all over the floor.) Every time it takes 20 minutes with the hairdryer to fix. Suggestions, recalls on this issue? HELP!

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  • Larry Glaubitz Apr 23, 2013

    I have the same problem that has been repaired 2 1/2 times and I use ice every day, so it freezes the flap open and then the freezer air goes into the fridge part making the temp 30 degrees, any suggestions, would be helpful as the repair people that whirlpool sends out "AE Appliance repair" doesn't know how to fix it

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HI, we have the same problem with ours from time to time. It is a engineering flaw, bad design, the ice cubes are kept in the refrigerator section, which is about 38-40 degrees. So the ice cubes melt, the only way to keep it clear is to use ice cubes every day and not let then thaw and freeze.

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    KAREN BLAIR Nov 04, 2013

    I DROPPED ON OF MY VEGETABLE DRAWERS AND BURSTED IT.. I NEED A REPLACEMENT DRAWER AND CZNNOT FIND THE PART NUMBER TO ORDER ITMM MODEL NUMBER IS G17FVCXWY02 FREEZER ON THE BOTTOM...PLEASE HELP ME

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