Ice dispenser was always crushing ice, and slow water dispensing

ApplianceGeneral Electric Refrigerator

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools

Gerald From Lincolnwood, IL

Jun 24, 2009

3 out of 10 people found this instruction helpful

Replacing the water filter with the new style water filter was no problem...twist to the left, drop the old filter, line up arrows on housing and new filter, twist to the right and done.

Ice maker was always crusing ice. There is a spring deflector wound around the actuating rod towards the back of the ice dispenser. Pulled the ice dispenser out, slid the damaged spring off, and slid the new spring deflector on making sure to engage the actuator rod to restore it's action. Easy fix.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

SPRING DEFLECTOR INT.

Part Number: PS1766053

$16.66
In Stock

Ice and Water Filter (Now subbed to Ice and Water Filter)

Part Number: PS8746144

$61.43
In Stock