The flap on the fridge ice dispenser cycles open/closed endlessly. “Maytag refrigerator had flashing lights and the ice maker door repeatedly flapping” “The touchpad on my Maytag refrigerator was going nuts flashing and buzzing. Also, the ice dispenser door was opening and closing at will.” “Ice dispenser flap is opening and closing. The ice maker is leaking into the ice bin. Additionally, the lights on the front face of the the ice maker were blinking and some have eventually just gone out. Frozen ice in the bucket can cause crushed cubes only or keep ice from dispensing at all. Model PFSS6PKXSS The refrigerator and freezer work fine. Further items I left out of my post above. Each time it closed, it made a very loud and annoying "bang". No effect. G. Joined: Oct 2003 Posts: 19: Seems to be a common problem, frost/ice buildup in and around a refrigerator ice dispenser chute. Refrigerator m 2 doors Manufacred for SEARS ,ROEBUCK ( HOFFMAN ESTATES IL 60179 USA ) Model No : 253.7481040 G . our 2007 GE side side refrigerator is experiencing a ice dispenser problem it appears the black rubber door does not close properly . 1 registered members (1 invisible), If I try to grab the flap too soon, it will not open.. it just buzzes for a second. There are certain areas and parts in the refrigerator that need to be inspected to troubleshoot the problem. The imperfect seal allows moist air to enter the dispenser channel which then ices up causing all the noted issues. LG Ice Dispenser flapper not opening. First, check if the water in the tube is frozen. Appliance Technician: Appliance Tech Larry, Home Appliance tech replied 8 years ago. To do this, detach the tube from the dispenser and try to circulate air throughout every corner of the tube. In addition, check the dispenser actuator pin to ensure that it moves freely. I requested ice and after the ice dispensed, the flap kept opening and closing. Hiya, When the ice maker will not allow the made ice to drop into your glass, this means either of two problems. 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. To determine if the dispenser door solenoid is defective, use a multimeter to test it for continuity. Dave. We followed the manual, called in a Samsung guy, but nothing we've tried is working. 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. ( You will hear Silence istead of the solinoid sound) 2. The auger is driven by a motor mounted behind the bin with a set of drive forks on the gear box shaft. The leak is a slow, constant drip that freezes into an icesicle. We checked to make sure the "trap door" was opening, that's not the problem. Refrigerator Not Dispensing Ice. 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. The video explaining the repair on the ordering page for the solenoid was very well done and made the repair easy. I hope that the door will now open properly. The dispenser solenoid opens a door flap to release the ice and then closes the door flap once the dispenser finishes dispensing ice. Either the solenoid that should start when you press the lever with your glass is failing. RF28K9070SR Ice dispenser flap continuously opens and closes making a lot of noise in Kitchen and Family Hub 11-06-2020; RF23HCEDBSR/AA. Water and ice does not dispense or drop from the fridge dispenser. Just did a repair on a GE Profile that was growing huge amounts of ice. Once the door is stuck open it will create frost on the inside of the freezer and even begin dripping water on the outside. 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 ice maker and water dispenser works are both working. The flap is rubber and warps over time causing it to fail to fully seal the opening even when closed. recommending replacing the rubber flap so I did. What could be the problem? Answer Hello Dave, check if the flapper linkage is binding, it has the linkage, return spring, and solenoid in that area. 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. GE Refrigerator water dispenser not working. Flap is solenoid to open, spring to close as the solenoid merely snaps out od the way. Dave for Model Number pt.#WR17X11653 ice flap. Although a replacement was $35 I opted to remove the rusty unit, clean it … 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. The flap where ice is dispensed was stuck open. I came back on line just now to research a little more. 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. Ice Maker Dispenser Flap Will Not Stop Opening and Closing. 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. Seems to be working as intended. I scheduled a GE Repair call. If any does not circulate, then the water is frozen and needs to be thawed. Anyway, I changed the filter to a GE factory filter. Only registered users may post in our forums. Model: RF24R720SG/AA, S/N: . If I catch it just right and hold the flap open with my finger after it opens (before it closes), it will dispense ice. Both the refrigerator and the freezer are not staying cold. Water is flowing to both. 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. Or the seal on the ice maker flap is imperfect and allowing air to get between it, which causes it to get frozen stuck. Shut off this part of the appliance and leave it off for at least 30 seconds. I removed these and when this unit came out the problem was obvious: the ice door solenoid was completely rusted and unable to move. The bucket can be removed and rinsed with warm water. Ice maker door "flap" not opening to allow ice thru passageway. While the power is off, locate the arm within the ice maker, which is a thick wire. The latch did not operate because there was ice builtup in the latch opening. 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. The symptom to the problem was that the ice dispenser flap was not closing. Below is a list with all the parts and components … 8 Tips To Fix A Refrigerator Dispenser Not Working Read More » guests, and 2 Elecreical rating : Amps : 4.5 - 113 Volts . I removed the touch pad control on the freezer door which revealed 4 screws. I changed the setting and reqested water, that worked fine but that flap kept opening and closing. 1. If the dispenser solenoid is defective, the dispenser door won’t open. Have had to remove all food. A modern LG refrigerator ice dispenser is repaired. In looking around, I noticed the solenoid did not seem to contract to hold the flap open. How do I know if it is … He came out, determined that it was a faulty Refrigerator Water Valve. It sounds like you already have fixed it. I checked for a blockage, there was none. 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. Make sure the doors are fully closed. Similar problem to others reported here to Samsung, without solution. spiders. Please register and join our community. 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? Does this open by the solenoid I have read about? Joined Feb 16, 2012 Messages 10 Location Indiana. I think the rootcause was an open door that allowed moisure into the refrigerator and the ice maker area. 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. If the dispenser door solenoid … The first component of your refrigerator to troubleshoot when it is not working is the water tube. :confused: Originally my ice maker was making ice continuously even when the shut off arm was up. Any advice would be appreciated ! Any ideas. If condition re-appears, … I replaced the solenoid that controls opening the "flap" in the refrigerator door. The ice maker compartment won't open either. frost/ice buildup in and around a refrigerator ice dispenser chute. Annoying. Appears to be wire harness issue? display is dim. ICE MAKER doesn't work : How many volts come into the selenoid for waterof ice ? 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. I have a 3 year old GE Gold stacked refrigerator/freezer. 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. I did run into two problems that complicated the replacement. 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. How I check the voltage come to the selenoid ? Thread starter mark61; Start date Oct 17, 2012; M. mark61 Premium Member. The ice dispenser switch quit working on our refrigerator and I noticed the ice not working quite right. 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 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. G. gone2far OP newbie gone2far OP newbie. 17 Ok, here's the history: Both water and ice stopped working, I believe after I changed the filter, but not certain about that. Is your ice dispenser door on your GE refrigerator not closing properly? 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. Ice is often trapped in the door. 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. How to fix a refrigerator that will not dispense properly. 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. On Sept. 24th, the ice dispenser "flap" started opening and closing on it's own about every 4 seconds. Now it won't work at all. French door refrigerator dispenser not working. 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