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Offline repairguy42

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ice chute flapper door
« on: July 14, 2011, 10:37:18 AM »
when i call for ice, the auger turns but the ice door won't open. i can open it with my finger and when i let go it springs shut,  but will not open automatically.i found the parts list but don't know witch one is for opening.  any help would be greatly appreciated.

Model HSS25IFMDWW



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Re: ice chute flapper door
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2011, 11:17:02 AM »
Have you checked the ICE CHUTE SOLENOID for continuity?


GE WR62X10055 Ice Dispenser Solenoid, AP3963333


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Re: ice chute flapper door
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2011, 12:21:23 PM »
I never have swapped out one of these. Maybe someone who has will post it. I do have the HSS service manual around here somewhere I got from fearless leaders stash.

Service Manual


Page 26 shows how to replace it. Check it for continuity. If it is open it is bad. Look for signs of melting and junk.
« Last Edit: July 14, 2011, 12:25:29 PM by JWWebster »
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Re: ice chute flapper door
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2011, 07:31:01 PM »
does anyone know were the solinoid is for the chute?  is it in the door or behind the ice bucket motor?

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Re: ice chute flapper door
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2011, 07:37:14 PM »
Looks like it's in the door to me.

If you have not looked at it already here is the Parts Diagram for that model.



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Re: ice chute flapper door
« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2011, 08:52:41 PM »
Make sure your switch is working.Easy to check ,just a micro switch.

 

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