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Ice Maker offers Cubes or Crushed

Buttons on door of Frigidaire model FRS26HF78G2 (side by side) offers CUBE or CRUSH ice. Regardless of what button is selected, only crushed ice is being dispensed. I have cleaned all parts of ice unit and cannot find anything wrong. Any suggestions??

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  • renojmc Nov 27, 2008

    Mine will also only dispense crushed ice. There is seemingly nothing I can do to get cubes.

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