Ice shute flapper did not shut

ApplianceGeneral Electric Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers


Oct 18, 2011

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Used awl inserted into 3 holes at bottom of dispenser toutch pad #93 to release it from mount. Disconnected wire to solenoid & rested panel in door opening. Removed 4 screws holding dispensor housing shield #69. Removed 3 screws holding solenoid & connecting arm #36. Solenoid very rusted. Cleaned inside of ice dispensor with bleach to remove crud & mold. Installed solenoid & reassembled shield & touch pad. Replaced light bulb in dispenser. Flapper now closes tight, problem solved.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Dispenser Light Bulb - 12V

Part Number: PS1155189

In Stock

Dispenser Door Solenoid Assembly

Part Number: PS1483583

In Stock