Question about LG LFX25960ST Stainless Steel French Door Refrigerator

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Ice door flapper does not open

I've got an LFX25960ST that makes ice just fine, however when you press the cup in to dispense it, the ice maker makes the noises to dispense the ice, however the little door that allows the ice to drop does not open.

Any one know how to fix this, or which parts are required to perform the repair?

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  • heidi_okc Apr 02, 2009

    I have the same problem. The flapper does not open. We looked at the solenoid and there was black stuff coming out the side of the solenoid body and the solenoid was burnt up. Why would it do that?

  • Bill Ostrander
    Bill Ostrander Apr 24, 2009

    Ice dispenser flapper does not open. I pried loose the front panel frame but can not remove it to see behind it because the ice shoot projects down into the front panel rear wall. HOW DO i GET BEYOND THIS POINT TO INSPECT THE SELINOID?

    PS I found that closing down on the water supply valve, restricting the water flow to the refridgerator solved my ice maker problem. But now the darn flapper won't open and let it out.

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    Bill Ostrander May 11, 2010

    I pried loose the front panel frame but can not remove it to see behind it because the ice shoot projects down into the front panel rear wall.HOW DO i GET BEYOND THIS POINT TO INSPECT THE SELENOID?

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It is possible that the solenoid wire connections may have come loose.  You will have to pop off the front cover of the display panel to gain access to the solenoid.  To remove the panel, look below the bottom of the panel to find 2 screwdriver holes.  Slide a screwdriver in one of them and gently pry open the panel.  

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After some research on this web site I found out that the ice shoot can be removed by pulling straight down. It snaps off. I then removed the display panel and the rectangular panel behind it to find the burned out selenoid that is suppose to open the discharge flapper. I removed the solenoid and placed two small pieces of Styrofoam packing sponge on the flapper movement to keep it closed until ice compresses it when dropped from the ice maker. This is not a perminate modification, but it should be OK until I can find a new solenoid and flapper mechanism.

Posted on Apr 25, 2009

  • GenoK1 Sep 02, 2010

    I have the same problem with my LG LFX25971ST I do not know how to get these panels off and check the Selenoid for the flapper. The ice maker is working fine the flapper will not open to dispense ice. Been using my fingers to hold open flapper and get my ice. Any help on how to check the flapper selenoid or where to get a Selenoid if I find it is bad would be greatly appreciated.

  • liammx5 Dec 29, 2010

    I just replaced the cooling motor in my 4 yr old lg side by side my ice maker quit before the first year
    i think i'm going to put a fishing hook thru the flap and a little string and a mini bobber to pull the ice door down

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