recommending replacing the rubber flap so I did. 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. The flap is rubber and warps over time causing it to fail to fully seal the opening even when closed. Thread starter mark61; Start date Oct 17, 2012; M. mark61 Premium Member. 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. I think the rootcause was an open door that allowed moisure into the refrigerator and the ice maker area. Or the seal on the ice maker flap is imperfect and allowing air to get between it, which causes it to get frozen stuck. Refrigerator Not Dispensing Ice. I requested ice and after the ice dispensed, the flap kept opening and closing. 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. Answer Hello Dave, check if the flapper linkage is binding, it has the linkage, return spring, and solenoid in that area. In addition, check the dispenser actuator pin to ensure that it moves freely. G. gone2far OP newbie gone2far OP newbie. 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. 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 any does not circulate, then the water is frozen and needs to be thawed. Further items I left out of my post above. The ice dispenser switch quit working on our refrigerator and I noticed the ice not working quite right. Does this open by the solenoid I have read about? The auger is driven by a motor mounted behind the bin with a set of drive forks on the gear box shaft. If condition re-appears, … How to fix a refrigerator that will not dispense properly. I checked for a blockage, there was none. 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. G. Joined: Oct 2003 Posts: 19: Seems to be a common problem, frost/ice buildup in and around a refrigerator ice dispenser chute. The leak is a slow, constant drip that freezes into an icesicle. Appliance Technician: Appliance Tech Larry, Home Appliance tech replied 8 years ago. RF28K9070SR Ice dispenser flap continuously opens and closes making a lot of noise in Kitchen and Family Hub 11-06-2020; RF23HCEDBSR/AA. The first component of your refrigerator to troubleshoot when it is not working is the water tube. While the power is off, locate the arm within the ice maker, which is a thick wire. When your GE refrigerator isn't making ice, you'll first want to identify the shutoff switch for your refrigerator's ice maker. Each time it closed, it made a very loud and annoying "bang". The ice maker compartment won't open either. The dispenser solenoid opens a door flap to release the ice and then closes the door flap once the dispenser finishes dispensing ice. The symptom to the problem was that the ice dispenser flap was not closing. Please register and join our community. To determine if the dispenser door solenoid is defective, use a multimeter to test it for continuity. Have had to remove all food. LG Ice Dispenser flapper not opening. ICE MAKER doesn't work : How many volts come into the selenoid for waterof ice ? It sounds like you already have fixed it. Ice maker door "flap" not opening to allow ice thru passageway. 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. Dave. To do this, detach the tube from the dispenser and try to circulate air throughout every corner of the tube. Model: RF24R720SG/AA, S/N: . Any advice would be appreciated ! No effect. We followed the manual, called in a Samsung guy, but nothing we've tried is working. frost/ice buildup in and around a refrigerator ice dispenser chute. Shut off this part of the appliance and leave it off for at least 30 seconds. 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. Anyway, I changed the filter to a GE factory filter. 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. 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. Annoying. If the dispenser door solenoid … Hiya, When the ice maker will not allow the made ice to drop into your glass, this means either of two problems. French door refrigerator dispenser not working. display is dim. The ice maker is leaking into the ice bin. Frozen ice in the bucket can cause crushed cubes only or keep ice from dispensing at all. I hope that the door will now open properly. The flap where ice is dispensed was stuck open. Both the refrigerator and the freezer are not staying cold. Just did a repair on a GE Profile that was growing huge amounts of ice. Only registered users may post in our forums. Dave for Model Number pt.#WR17X11653 ice flap. Ice Maker Dispenser Flap Will Not Stop Opening and Closing. Is your ice dispenser door on your GE refrigerator not closing properly? Water is flowing to both. Additionally, the lights on the front face of the the ice maker were blinking and some have eventually just gone out. 17 There are certain areas and parts in the refrigerator that need to be inspected to troubleshoot the problem. 1. Appears to be wire harness issue? Water and ice does not dispense or drop from the fridge dispenser. 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. spiders. What could be the problem? The ice maker and water dispenser works are both working. Make sure the doors are fully closed. Also, the ice dispenser door was opening and closing at will.” “Ice dispenser flap is opening and closing. Ice is often trapped in the door. Flap is solenoid to open, spring to close as the solenoid merely snaps out od the way. Any ideas. If I try to grab the flap too soon, it will not open.. it just buzzes for a second. 1 registered members (1 invisible), I removed the touch pad control on the freezer door which revealed 4 screws. In looking around, I noticed the solenoid did not seem to contract to hold the flap open. 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. Elecreical rating : Amps : 4.5 - 113 Volts . :confused: Originally my ice maker was making ice continuously even when the shut off arm was up. I replaced the solenoid that controls opening the "flap" in the refrigerator door. Model PFSS6PKXSS The refrigerator and freezer work fine. A modern LG refrigerator ice dispenser is repaired. Ok, here's the history: Both water and ice stopped working, I believe after I changed the filter, but not certain about that. Either the solenoid that should start when you press the lever with your glass is failing. Now it won't work at all. The latch did not operate because there was ice builtup in the latch opening. 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 I have a 3 year old GE Gold stacked refrigerator/freezer. 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. 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. 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. The video explaining the repair on the ordering page for the solenoid was very well done and made the repair easy. If the dispenser solenoid is defective, the dispenser door won’t open. The flap on the fridge ice dispenser cycles open/closed endlessly. I did run into two problems that complicated the replacement. Below is a list with all the parts and components … 8 Tips To Fix A Refrigerator Dispenser Not Working Read More » GE Refrigerator water dispenser not working. I removed these and when this unit came out the problem was obvious: the ice door solenoid was completely rusted and unable to move. First, check if the water in the tube is frozen. How do I know if it is … He came out, determined that it was a faulty Refrigerator Water Valve. The bucket can be removed and rinsed with warm water. ( You will hear Silence istead of the solinoid sound) 2. guests, and 2 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. Once the door is stuck open it will create frost on the inside of the freezer and even begin dripping water on the outside. The gear box turns very slowly but has lots of power to push the ice. Refrigerator m 2 doors Manufacred for SEARS ,ROEBUCK ( HOFFMAN ESTATES IL 60179 USA ) Model No : 253.7481040 G . I came back on line just now to research a little more. Joined Feb 16, 2012 Messages 10 Location Indiana. We checked to make sure the "trap door" was opening, that's not the problem. 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. How I check the voltage come to the selenoid ? I changed the setting and reqested water, that worked fine but that flap kept opening and closing. 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