Get Answers to your Appliance Repair Questions

Washer Parts  ·   Dryer Parts  ·   Refrigerator Parts  ·   Dishwasher Parts  ·   Range/Cooktop/Oven Parts  ·   All Appliance Parts 

Author Topic: kenmore ice maker serving door will not close  (Read 5880 times)

Offline Bobert

  • VIP Member
  • Member Since: Jul 2009
  • Posts: 1
kenmore ice maker serving door will not close
« on: August 29, 2009, 11:56:33 AM »

     the serving door for icemaker is not closing.  I do not have a manual for it so I can't tell how to take it apart to see what the actual problem is.  It seems like there might be a spring or something broken.  It looks like if I hold the ice chute and lever up the door closes, but I can't stand there 24/7 holding it closed.  Please don't laugh at me if I totally described it wrong I'm new at trying to fix appliances.

Model 10653292202

Offline Repair-man

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Feb 2008
  • Posts: 3023
  • Country: us
  • The Virtual Repairman
    • The Virtual Repairmans Appliance Help
Re: kenmore ice maker serving door will not close
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2009, 04:45:33 PM »
No one's laughing (yet). Your dispenser chute door closes by means of an air pot and a spring (#8 and #4 on the diagram). Sometimes the actuator bracket also breaks (#7)  Most of the Whirlpool refrigerator manuals describe how to service the dispenser, so open up a couple of them and do some reading.
« Last Edit: August 29, 2009, 04:47:18 PM by Repair-man »
"It's only expensive if someone else fixes it for you" -
The Virtual Repairman


Ice Maker in door Kenmore Elite Model 10651182113

Started by andyluar

Replies: 6
Views: 1801
Last post April 30, 2015, 05:38:50 PM
by andyluar
Kenmore Ice-maker issue and leak in door

Started by jct5509

Replies: 5
Views: 609
Last post September 23, 2016, 04:46:52 PM
by jct5509
Video: Whirlpool In-Door Ice Maker Fill Cycle

Started by AJ

Replies: 3
Views: 14372
Last post September 23, 2008, 05:37:19 PM
by Al Capone
Kenmore 106.52552100 ice maker problems

Started by philhyde

Replies: 8
Views: 17778
Last post August 16, 2007, 07:33:28 AM
by philhyde
Kenmore SxS Model 106.56563400 Ice Maker Problems

Started by Kman

Replies: 4
Views: 11304
Last post September 07, 2007, 12:45:10 PM
by Pegi
kenmore ice maker doesn't do anything

Started by maguilar496

Replies: 3
Views: 7698
Last post September 12, 2007, 06:54:36 AM
by AJ