I think the rootcause was an open door that allowed moisure into the refrigerator and the ice maker area. The imperfect seal allows moist air to enter the dispenser channel which then ices up causing all the noted issues. Both the refrigerator and the freezer are not staying cold. Appears to be wire harness issue? Anyway, I changed the filter to a GE factory filter. To do this, detach the tube from the dispenser and try to circulate air throughout every corner of the tube. Annoying. The bucket can be removed and rinsed with warm water. Dave. Any advice would be appreciated ! Elecreical rating : Amps : 4.5 - 113 Volts . The ice maker compartment won't open either. frost/ice buildup in and around a refrigerator ice dispenser chute. He came out, determined that it was a faulty Refrigerator Water Valve. :confused: Originally my ice maker was making ice continuously even when the shut off arm was up. Joined Feb 16, 2012 Messages 10 Location Indiana. In addition, check the dispenser actuator pin to ensure that it moves freely. Although a replacement was $35 I opted to remove the rusty unit, clean it … recommending replacing the rubber flap so I did. I requested ice and after the ice dispensed, the flap kept opening and closing. But see: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/8010163/GE_...ide_refrig.pdf, https://dl.dropbox.com/u/8010163/GE_Profile_Artica.pdf, https://dl.dropbox.com/u/8010163/GE_...er_Ser_Man.pdf, https://dl.dropbox.com/u/8010163/How...e%20Manual.pdf, GE refrigerator ice maker GSS25JFPDWW stop making ice after a new motherboard bought, GE Gold refrigerator ice maker leaking into the ice tub, Ice Maker on Whirlpool Refrigerator will not eject Ice. Each time it closed, it made a very loud and annoying "bang". I removed the touch pad control on the freezer door which revealed 4 screws. On Sept. 24th, the ice dispenser "flap" started opening and closing on it's own about every 4 seconds. Refrigerator ice dispenser flap opens and closes constantly ‎07-11-2020 07:12 PM - last edited on ‎07-13-2020 09:27 AM by SamsungCaleb. If I catch it just right and hold the flap open with my finger after it opens (before it closes), it will dispense ice. So I ordered and replaced the control panel which fixed the switch problem, but we noticed the ice wasn't coming out, but was backing up behind the flap. I would appreciate any ideas before I permanently shut off the icemaker as the ice build up interferes with opening and closing the freezer door. GE Ice chute door flap replaced - still leaking #961660 10/26/19 07:40 PM 10/26/19 07:40 PM: Joined: Oct 2003 Posts: 19. Frozen ice in the bucket can cause crushed cubes only or keep ice from dispensing at all. How do I know if it is … The flapper door or (ice door) not opening could be caused by several things from a bad ice door motor, broken attachments or as simple as needing to be deiced. The first component of your refrigerator to troubleshoot when it is not working is the water tube. Hiya, When the ice maker will not allow the made ice to drop into your glass, this means either of two problems. The dispenser solenoid opens a door flap to release the ice and then closes the door flap once the dispenser finishes dispensing ice. If this small part does not completely seal the ice dispenser door it will mess up your airflow between refrigerator and freezer and refrigerator temperatures will not be cold enough, not to mention eventual ice build-up inside ice dispenser chute and freezer coils. We checked to make sure the "trap door" was opening, that's not the problem. Have had to remove all food. The auger is driven by a motor mounted behind the bin with a set of drive forks on the gear box shaft. GE Refrigerator water dispenser not working. Flap is solenoid to open, spring to close as the solenoid merely snaps out od the way. The flap where ice is dispensed was stuck open. Water and ice does not dispense or drop from the fridge dispenser. I changed the setting and reqested water, that worked fine but that flap kept opening and closing. We followed the manual, called in a Samsung guy, but nothing we've tried is working. in Kitchen and Family Hub 10-17-2020; My refrigerator ice dispnser Flap keeps opening and closing in Kitchen and Family Hub 07-27-2020 How I check the voltage come to the selenoid ? If the dispenser is not dispensing ice at all, check the following things to see if it is something you can fix yourself or if your refrigerator requires service. Now it won't work at all. First, check if the water in the tube is frozen. Appliance Technician: Appliance Tech Larry, Home Appliance tech replied 8 years ago. I checked for a blockage, there was none. Does this open by the solenoid I have read about? In looking around, I noticed the solenoid did not seem to contract to hold the flap open. What could be the problem? The video explaining the repair on the ordering page for the solenoid was very well done and made the repair easy. We are vigilant and release the ice, and manually close the door, however, frost forms in the doorway overnight and this results in crushed ice when we want to receive ice cubes. If you look up into the hole where the ice dispenses you will be able to see if the flapper is warped or if the articulating arm is not closing. guests, and 2 The flap is rubber and warps over time causing it to fail to fully seal the opening even when closed. If any does not circulate, then the water is frozen and needs to be thawed. French door refrigerator dispenser not working. RF28K9070SR Ice dispenser flap continuously opens and closes making a lot of noise in Kitchen and Family Hub 11-06-2020; RF23HCEDBSR/AA. Dave for Model Number pt.#WR17X11653 ice flap. Replaced the ice Shute flap on a ge side by side, the internal Shute area is still frosting up, using a flashlight, I saw the new flap was not tight over the Shute, what's up? If I try to grab the flap too soon, it will not open.. it just buzzes for a second. Please register and join our community. Further items I left out of my post above. ICE MAKER doesn't work : How many volts come into the selenoid for waterof ice ? Is your ice dispenser door on your GE refrigerator not closing properly? No effect. Either the solenoid that should start when you press the lever with your glass is failing. G. Joined: Oct 2003 Posts: 19: Seems to be a common problem, frost/ice buildup in and around a refrigerator ice dispenser chute. The ice maker and water dispenser works are both working. our 2007 GE side side refrigerator is experiencing a ice dispenser problem it appears the black rubber door does not close properly . Thread starter mark61; Start date Oct 17, 2012; M. mark61 Premium Member. I removed these and when this unit came out the problem was obvious: the ice door solenoid was completely rusted and unable to move. I hope that the door will now open properly. Refrigerator m 2 doors Manufacred for SEARS ,ROEBUCK ( HOFFMAN ESTATES IL 60179 USA ) Model No : 253.7481040 G . Also, the ice dispenser door was opening and closing at will.” “Ice dispenser flap is opening and closing. GE Ice chute door flap replaced - still leaking, Re: GE Ice chute door flap replaced - still leaking, Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.2. If I grab it too late, it won't work in regard to the auger running and dispensing but it also sounds an alarm.. Must be an alarm if the flap sticks open. 1. LG Ice Dispenser flapper not opening. The latch did not operate because there was ice builtup in the latch opening. The ice maker is leaking into the ice bin. I came back on line just now to research a little more. display is dim. If the dispenser door solenoid … ( You will hear Silence istead of the solinoid sound) 2. Answer Hello Dave, check if the flapper linkage is binding, it has the linkage, return spring, and solenoid in that area. Ok, here's the history: Both water and ice stopped working, I believe after I changed the filter, but not certain about that. Once the door is stuck open it will create frost on the inside of the freezer and even begin dripping water on the outside. Seems to be working as intended. The Ice Bucket Auger is located in the ice bin and when the dispenser is activated, will rotate to pull the ice forward to the outlet chute of the bin. Refrigerator Not Dispensing Ice. Ice maker door "flap" not opening to allow ice thru passageway. G. gone2far OP newbie gone2far OP newbie. Shut off this part of the appliance and leave it off for at least 30 seconds. If condition re-appears, … Ice is often trapped in the door. Or the seal on the ice maker flap is imperfect and allowing air to get between it, which causes it to get frozen stuck. Only registered users may post in our forums. Any ideas. The flap on the fridge ice dispenser cycles open/closed endlessly. Just did a repair on a GE Profile that was growing huge amounts of ice. Additionally, the lights on the front face of the the ice maker were blinking and some have eventually just gone out. spiders. While the power is off, locate the arm within the ice maker, which is a thick wire. If the dispenser solenoid is defective, the dispenser door won’t open. It sounds like you already have fixed it. I scheduled a GE Repair call. Sometimes you can simply tap or lift the door to close it but eventually, the door will stick in place and not close at all. Model: RF24R720SG/AA, S/N: . I have a 3 year old GE Gold stacked refrigerator/freezer. To determine if the dispenser door solenoid is defective, use a multimeter to test it for continuity. I purchased a new motherboard cause it was burned and I got the parts and its working good until the ice making doesn't work it just keep dispensing water and it leaks. Thanks for contacting manage my life about your refrigerator model 106.56709500; sorry you are having a problem, I will be glad to assist you. When your GE refrigerator isn't making ice, you'll first want to identify the shutoff switch for your refrigerator's ice maker. The gear box turns very slowly but has lots of power to push the ice. Similar problem to others reported here to Samsung, without solution. 1 registered members (1 invisible), Oct 17, 2012 #1 Model Number LFX23961ST Brand LG Age 1-5 years LG refrigerator makes ice (cubes/crushed) but will not dispense through flapper. There are certain areas and parts in the refrigerator that need to be inspected to troubleshoot the problem. Water is flowing to both. A modern LG refrigerator ice dispenser is repaired. Below is a list with all the parts and components … 8 Tips To Fix A Refrigerator Dispenser Not Working Read More » The symptom to the problem was that the ice dispenser flap was not closing. Just a thought: If the rubber flap doesn't seal well, it might be that there is a nick or dent in the surface to which it should seal. Model PFSS6PKXSS The refrigerator and freezer work fine. I did run into two problems that complicated the replacement. Ice Maker Dispenser Flap Will Not Stop Opening and Closing. “Maytag refrigerator had flashing lights and the ice maker door repeatedly flapping” “The touchpad on my Maytag refrigerator was going nuts flashing and buzzing. The leak is a slow, constant drip that freezes into an icesicle. The ice dispenser switch quit working on our refrigerator and I noticed the ice not working quite right. How to fix a refrigerator that will not dispense properly. 17 I replaced the solenoid that controls opening the "flap" in the refrigerator door. 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