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Ice door opener

My ice maker works fine but my ice door does not open to let the ice fall into the cup. Help to solve this problem will be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2007

    the water in the door stop dispensing however the ice still dispenses

  • Anonymous Nov 22, 2007

    Ice dispenser door is not frozen shut,it just does not open and close automatically.

  • jcla37 Dec 27, 2007

    My ice maker door opens to dispense ice, but no longer closes by itself. I have to reach up from the outside to manually close it. If not kept closed, frost begins to build up in the dispenser area of the freezer.

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2008

    My GE s x s (GSS22SGMC) stopped opening the ice dispenser door when I press either the cubed or crushed ice front buttons. I pulled the front light panel and dispenser assembly from the front to reveal a moldy ice door and rusted ice door motor in the upper right corner. Is there any way to get this motor to work? Lube, WD-40 or something? Thanks. 

  • Anonymous Jul 04, 2008

    GSS25LGM - ice dispenser flap will not close after dispensing ice. Must reach close by hand to prevent ice and frost building up inside freezer.



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GE side x side GSS22SGMC stainless steelJust fixed my own problem of jammed ice door. 1. pull the light switch plate off (just under the front bottom edge, push through the holes, pull) 2. unscrew the dispenser assembly, 4 screws, pull the unit out  3. WR62X10020 SOLENOID is in the upper right, unplug the black wires from the board. 4. unscrew the right screw from the door-stop assembly (above the ice door)- pull the plastic out of the solenoid piston 4. unscrew solenoid, 3 screws, from back 5. pull the piston, scrape-sand-file off all rust, then lube with oil 6. scrape off rust from inside,  solenoid with shoving steel wool-file-degreaser to get off rust, then lube 7. reassemble, WORKS!! 8. save 35.00 for new solenoid 9. save repair cost of whole new door (happened!) good luck

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Can you reach down from inside door and push open door easily? If it is hard to open, check to see if freezer door seal is held on by numerous screws. If so press on inner door panel and see if makes crunching sound. If so it will probably need a set of doors. GE has a program where they replace both doors, no charge if in the program.

Posted on Nov 18, 2007

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    Gerald Griffin Nov 22, 2007

    Give ge factory a call!



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