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Offline rego

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Re: LG Fridge with broken wire in the door
« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2014, 07:34:48 AM »
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Offline rfaulkner99

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Re: LG Fridge with broken wire in the door
« Reply #11 on: October 13, 2014, 08:46:30 AM »
Hi Rego, I am having a very similar problem. It seems like one of the wires developed a short from opening and closing the door. My early warning signs was when it started tripping the GFI every time we opened the door.

A month or two later and the dispenser stopped working and the ice maker wasn't making any ice. While troubleshooting, I noticed that the green light on the ice maker would turn on or off depending on the position that I held the door in. Of course when it gets near the closed position, it is off.

I spent a couple days last week searching for the wire harness that connects under the hinge cover and feeds into the door, but could not find it. I started disassembling the door this weekend thinking that maybe I could separate the inner plastic shell from the door so that I could get at the wires and just bypass the broken wire, but that proved to be a dead end. It appears that even with all of the screws out, the inner shell does not separate from the door. I thought maybe if I remove the door gasket that it may reveal more screws, but decided against it since doing so may have damaged the gasket.

I may try drilling and fishing wires to see if I can manage a cheap fix (it's my fridge), because from what I can tell a new door is going to set me back about $500 and may not match the other door.

Did you end up going that route or did you try fishing some wires?

 

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