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I removed the ice storage bin to clear a blockage and the spring popped out of the release button.Where does it go? I can't seem to get it back in the right place. Model #ED2KHAXVL00

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Here is a picture with the assembly. Note that your does not have a pin on it. It is from section 4-7 at this link just in case you cannot read the printing or see the pic that well.
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