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Old 09-24-2012, 04:36 PM
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Yeah, teagues, the problem with mine was/is the little metal rod that the spring rests against not locking into its holder to keep the flapper door open. The bent end of the rod locks into a recess in its track to hold the door open, seen here:

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I added some lubrication to the tracks, red arrows, and worked it in.

I then turned my attention to the spring:

Ice Maker 04.JPG

I used a little screwdriver and bent the spring out a little to add more resistance to get the rod to lock.

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It worked, but not completely. The dispenser is working, but it is intermittent at times. I still have some tinkering to do with it to get it right.
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