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Dispenses crushed ice and will not dispense ice cubes

Icemaker model # GSI 26
PROBLEM:
Choosing "crushed" produces crushed ice!
Choosing "cube" also produces crushed ice.
The green LED indicators illuminate properly for cube and crushed.
The dispenser mechanism that selects cube / crushed seems to be hung-up

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You have a solenoid switch which switches the dispenser back and forth from crushed to cube. It could be stuck or not working or the parts connecting it could be disconnected or broken. You will have to observe to see if any parts are moving and if any noise is coming from the solenoid

Posted on Aug 17, 2009

  • dcorliss149
    dcorliss149 Nov 10, 2012

    Yes ... solenoid or connections thereto ....Just have to figure out how to open up the front of the unit without tearing anything up. Thanks though.

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