the auger that dispenses the ice broke

ApplianceGeneral Electric Ice Maker

Model

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Lou From Tampa, FL

Oct 24, 2008

6 out of 6 people found this instruction helpful

I downloaded a schematic of the ice dispensing unit. The whole unit pulls out and there are a couple of screws that remove plastic covers. The "trick" was to get the two plastic tabs pushed in and lift the auger unit out of the tray - a two person job! We used knife blades (it was the thinist and strongest tool around) to push the tabs in and pry the auger assembly out. I think we did a great job NOT breaking the plastic pieces! As careful as I was, I definately needed the schematic to put the ice crushing blades and spacers back together. All of this could be avoided if they used a metal auger instead of plastic!

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Ice Bucket Auger

Part Number: PS964350

$29.00
In Stock