Dispenser Door Solenoid Assembly

PartSelect Number PS1483583

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: GE, Hotpoint & Kenmore.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Not dispensing water.
  • Ice maker won’t dispense ice.
  • 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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    $40.39
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23 of 30 people found this instruction helpful

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Level of DifficultyReally Easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerMark from Skokie, IL

Icemaker switch on door would not trigger motor

Replacing servo was not hard, but did not solve problem. Searched some more and the cure is to remove the light bulb from the dispenser. Seems that old bulbs draw too much current and cause the control panel to fail in sending signal to icemaker motor. Removing the bulb cured this fault and the control panel worked fine.

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Level of DifficultyReally Easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers

CustomerMichael from Otsego, MN

Water & ice disspenser quite working

first replace the solenoid behind the front display. than replace the mother board on the back side of the fridge due to a relay being burned out on it.

GE Wanted $300 + to come out and do the repair.

With partsselect and a little time I cut that cost in half.

Thank you,

Mike

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Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerWilliam M from Ft Myers, FL

Solenoid had become rusted/crank door wouldn't close

First, had to use punch tool to pop out electronic face panel. Face unit still connnect via wires. Use painters tape to hold against refrig. Next, Remove ice/water dispenser and also tape to door. This will give you access to solenoid. Remove the 3 screws holding it in place and unplug fsolenoid from Face Panel. Screw new solenoid and place and connnect to Panel. Goood idea is to unplug regrig. while doing this and put a little WD-30 on shaft of solenoid. May want to order new screws, could be rusty, that hold solenoid in place. Sounds a bit complicated but not that bad a job. You'll save over$100 over GE's service.

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Parts Used

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerWallace from Oxford, ME

Ice dispenser door sticking open.

Unplugged power cord. Used a small screw driver to release the bottom of the control panel. Pulled it out and unplugged wires, then set it aside. Removed 4 screws from the housing shield and pulled it out. Now the solenoid assembly and related parts are accessable. I removed the solenoid assembly by loosening the top screw and removing the 2 bottom screws. This was the main problem, but I also replaced related parts that were worn or corroded. I also cleaned and disinfected everything in there while I had it apart because it was pretty nasty! Now it works like new.

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Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:More than 2 hours

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

Customercalvin from annapolis, MD

When dispensing ice the flap door would not open properly and was open most of the time causing the door to ice up...cause solenoid was rusted badly

I removed the screws for the inner door and removed inner lining. Then took out the ice dispenser in the door. Took off control panel on the front of the ice panel. Removed the rusted parts and put in new parts. Put all parts back the way it came apart. In retrospect.... I could have possibly replaced the parts from the front panel but by taking apart the door...I had to thaw out the inner panel and insulation with in the door.

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