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Kitchenaid KSRS251 The spring that holds the "flapper " door over the icemaker dispenser hole came off....I've got the spring but can't figure out where or how it goes back on

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Mine goes goes inside the little box on the end where the arm comes out. I am not sure it is something you can do yourself. However, mine is a different model of Kitchenaid.

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Try this site
www.partselect.com/KitchenAid-Ice+Maker-Parts.htm

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Can i know the perfect model number so as to help you accurately.you can also check out the following site for some additional help.
www.repairclinic.com

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Here is a kit of the most likely parts that you are talking about=> 12001991 Ice Dispenser Solenoid and Door Kit Just disconnect the power and turn water off before beginning to ddisassemble the fispenser components seen here=> JCD2389GES Dispenser Components
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2. Remove the overflow grille from the housing.
3. Unsnap front cover at the bottom of the housing.
(using a flat blade screwdriver, and tape or pad, twist the screw driver, or pry out the bottom trim using the molded slots in the bottom of the trim panel).
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8. Disconnect the wires from the terminals of the lamp holder.
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10. Remove the 1/4. hex head screw to remove the water fitting (fill spout) from the water dispenser lever.
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13. Unsnap the flapper door and remove it from the ice dispenser lever. While you remove the flapper door, carefully guide the flapper door heater wire and connector over the door mechanism assembly.
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15. Remove the water dispenser lever.
16. Remove the ice dispenser lever by maneuvering it around the door mechanism assembly.
17. Pull the pin from the door mechanism assembly and remove the spring and mechanism assembly.
18. Reassemble in reverse order.
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