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1483583-1-S-GE-WR62X10055        -Dispenser Door Solenoid Assembly
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Dispenser Door Solenoid Assembly

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PartSelect Number PS1483583
Manufacturer Part Number WR62X10055
Manufactured by GE

This part is a possible option when ice door won't open or shut properly or when water is not dispensing.

This part works with the following brands: General Electric, Hotpoint.

This part works with the following products: Refrigerator.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Ice maker won’t dispense ice.
  • Not dispensing water.
  • Door Sweating.
  • Door won’t open or close.
  • Leaking.
  • Freezer section too warm.
  • Ice maker not making ice.
  • Frost buildup.
  • Freezer not defrosting.

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Question:

I can only get crushed ice from the door dispenser.

latorius mccray for model number gss20Ietabb
Answer:

Hi Latorius, Thank you for the great question.Try to pull your ice bin out and check the opening where the gold or brass colored rod enter. There is a solenoid part number PS1483583 inside that should actuate and move the bucket arm in order to dispense cubes. Stick your finger in there and to get it to drop down. The solenoid may be damaged, or just frozen in place. Once it drops down leave the freezer door open, actuate the door switch with your finger, while pressing the ice lever in the dispenser. Make sure you have selected cube. If the solenoid is working will go up then back down when you release the lever. If not, then you will need to remove the housing and see if it is full of frost. The solenoid shaft must move freely in order to work properly. They can also rust with time and prevent the free movement. Hope this helps!

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Question:

Have a small water leak at the water dispenser. When we close the valve a little water will continue to leak.

Russell for model number GCL22QGTESV
Answer:

Hi Russell, Thank you for your inquiry. That could just be the water that is still in the line. I would suggest testing your water inlet valve to see if it is working correctly. Otherwise you might have to look at your water line and see if there is a leak somewhere. Good luck with your repair.

Question:

My refrigerator does not dispense ice or water. It makes plenty of ice, but does not dispense. Could this be the problem with part number ps 1483583, dispenser door solenoid, or ps 1483583, micro switch? Or something else? What do you suggest? I don't want to order more parts than i need.

Robert for model number ZFSB26DNDSS
Answer:

Hi Robert, Thank you for your inquiry. It actually could be either of those parts. What I would suggest is that you test them with a multi-meter and see if either of them are malfunctioning. Usually it is more likely that the dispenser solenoid is the problem, however you can test them to make sure. I hope this helps!

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4 of 9 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Leslie from Vacaville, CA

The icemaker door did not work and broke the ice maker

I replaced the door and soleniod and the other parts and it works great now

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: Mark from Robins, IA

Ice chute flapper would not close all the way

Following the advice of others on this site, I popped out the control panel by pushing up through the 2 outer-most holes on the under-side of the panel (the middle hole is unused). I installed the new solenoid exactly as shown in the PartSelect video. The new crank, spring, and flapper installed easily as well; I did apply a little grease to the hinge points on the crank to ensure no binding. I also installed a new microswitch. The wires are best removed from the old switch with a needlenose pliers. The old switch looked like it had some grease on the switch (where it makes contact with the cup lever) so I put some grease on the new switch as well. All-in-all, very easy and the frig works like new. It's nice to hear the flapper slam shut 4 seconds after dispensing ice.

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Parts Used:
  • Dispenser Door Solenoid Assembly
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: William from W Berlin, NJ

Ice forming around shoot. Flapper door not shutting letting warm air in.

I followed they instructions from the other "do it your selfers" but only replaced the solenoid. This was the cause. Rust was keeping solenoid plunger from moving and this held the flapper door open. Very easy to repair!

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Parts Used:
  • Dispenser Door Solenoid Assembly
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Edward N from Boyds, MD

Ice maker door flap would not close all the way

Went on this site, found out many others like me had the flap door stuck open problem, it would not shut after you went for ice. I needed a new solenoid that opens when the ice is dispenced and closes afterwards not allowing the warm ambient air to come up the shoot which frosts the ice and melts it. It shipped QUICK and now I have a working ice maker dispenser from the outside. Its been 2 YEARS of opening the door and reaching into the ice maker bin for ice! Thanks PartSelect

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Parts Used:
  • Dispenser Door Solenoid Assembly
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Bryan from Fairfax, VA

Freezer frosting up around ice dispenser chute.

Ordered new solenoid so the flap would close. That did the trick.

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Parts Used:
  • Dispenser Door Solenoid Assembly
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Benjamin from Goldsboro, NC

Ice flap in door wouldn't close

Take the face (the part with the buttons on the outside) off, disconnect wired connectors (three), take the screws out of the part behind that (4), and then find the solenoid value (on the right). It's attached with three screws. Mine was rusted beyond belief. I knew this was the problem, ordered a new solenoid valve, put it back in place with three screws (use new screws that fit, not the old rusty ones if possible). When testing, make sure you give the flap a couple of seconds to close. There is a delay, and I initially wasn't patient enough so I had to disassemble and assemble an extra time because of this.

Simply put: If your solenoid value is rusted and the value won't operate smoothly, order the part and install it. This is as easy as any repair could be.

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Parts Used:
  • Dispenser Door Solenoid Assembly
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Richard from Coppell, TX

Ice dispensor door would not open all the way and did not close

I used a mirror to locate the two small plastic tabs located on the underside of the ice dispenser light. I used a small flat blade screwdirver to push the plastic tabs forward to release the ice/water selector unit. I read about someone that did not see the tabs and ended up removing the inside of the freezer door, a two hour task! The ice and water control unit then slides out. remove the four rusty screws holding the dispensert and ice chute, the selenoid isthen easy to see.
Just replace the solenoid if your are having problems, I tried to lube it but to now avail. There is some rust in there so good time to clean up and put new screws in. Be care when removing the plastic lock tab on the circut board it breaks easely. If it does no big deal just make sure the connection is pushed in all the way. test your handy work before buttoning up. The solenoid comes with a new plunger so don't worry about cleaning the old one. The screws do not come with.

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Parts Used:
  • Dispenser Door Solenoid Assembly
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Socket set
Customer: john from st aug, FL

The cecular door for the ice was geting stuck opened

with a small screwdriver push in tabs in upword movement to remove the face cover for the three botons of ice crushed ice and water .
once removed remove four screw to take out the circular door .
solinoid plunger will be atached to the door and it has to screws holding the solinoid .
instolation is the oposit steps of removing the part

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Parts Used:
  • Dispenser Door Solenoid Assembly
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Shelly from WATERLOO, IN

The ice flapper would not go close .

remove the front of were the ice and water comes out
then un scerw 4 scerw and the solenoid slides out unhook the wires and put the new one in

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Parts Used:
  • Dispenser Door Solenoid Assembly
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: James from AVON, OH

Flap on ice maker would not close

First tried just replacing flap/spring and mounting. Still did not work so then order a new solenoid with piston that attaches to mounting. That solved problem completely. Corrosion around piston prevented fluid movement of flap. Easy fix after watching video. Saved a bundle I'm sure. Thanks !!!

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Parts Used:
  • Dispenser Door Solenoid Assembly
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: jeffrey from MAINEVILLE, OH

Ice maker door wouldn't close

just watch video simple

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Parts Used:
  • Dispenser Door Solenoid Assembly
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: ERIC from THE VILLAGES, FL

Flapper door stuck open

The only tricky part was removing the front panel. Releasing the latches required considerable force. The best tool I found was a "jack knife" type Allen wrench set, using the medium size wrench, which fit into the release hole and upward pressure did the trick. The rest of the job was very easy.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Jim from SPANISH FORT, AL

Frost in freezer no water

FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS OF YOUR VIDEO

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Parts Used:
  • Dispenser Door Solenoid Assembly
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Scott from SMITHS GROVE, KY

Replaced dispenser solenoid assembly

We had problems with the ice dispenser chute building up frost from condensation freezing due to the flap not closing properly. It would clog up completely and often. I had already replaced the flap and spring years ago but it didn't help much. I Googled this problem for my model and found a video detailing how to check and change the solenoid. Sure enough, the solenoid was completely corroded and crumbled in my hands as I removed it. I ordered the replacement part and made the repair myself. The video was perfect in describing. If your refrigerator is well used as ours is, you'll be shocked by the buildup and cleaning that will be necessary as you make this repair. I ended up taking much more of the dispensing assembly apart so I could clean it with warm soapy bleach water. Be mindful as you disassemble or take photos / videos with your smartphone to help put it back together. It took longer to clean than replace the solenoid. Also, be careful if you have an island or other cabinetry close by. If you have to pull the refrigerator out to unplug it, the handles can chip granite edges or the top corners can scratch wood work. We have cherry cabinets that surround ours. I chipped the edge of the granite when I pulled it out and I scratched the wood as I pushed it back in place. Minor repairs but can save you some frustration. Good luck!

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Parts Used:
  • Dispenser Door Solenoid Assembly
Level of Difficulty: Very Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: david from LANSING, NC

Broken ice maker dispenser

with a philips screw driver and that's all it was that easy

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