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Ice crusher has stopped crushing

I can get ice cubes but my ice crusher has stopped working.

i can toggle from cubes to crush and vice versa and the lights work but i do not get any crused ice.

what can i do to fix it?

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  • sakkiy Jan 13, 2008

    I have the same problem. I am looking for a replacement part,

  • JustinR Mar 22, 2008

    Reverse problem: Crushed ice works when button selected but crushed ice also comes out when CUBE button is selected, both lights work as well.


  • lesnil May 03, 2008

    Ice maker dispenses ice cubes but when I select crushed ice, ice cubes are still dispensed but not crushed. No repair effort has been made.

  • Anonymous May 07, 2008

    Ice maker stopped crushing ice.

  • pete shenkle Dec 07, 2008

    I have a amana sise by side refrig. my ice crusher tries to chrush ice but seems to get stuck. are the blades dull?

  • magnum1b Dec 29, 2008

    My ice crusher (GE Model GSS25JFMCCC)stopped working when a plastic part in the ice bin broke. I know how to change that, but I would also like to pull the control panel so as to clean the damper door on the dispenser and am at loss as to how to get that section apart. Any help would be appreciated.

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2009

    GE side by side Profile TPS24PPBABS. Ice dispenser works in cube mode but not in crushed mode. The light comes on when I push the button but the auger doesn't turn. I checked the solenoid, it works fine and the bar from the ice dispense is correctly positioned within the acutator. In the crush mode the motor doesn't even hum, so it's not jammed or anything. Any suggestions?



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There is a little bar that is on the ice bucket. That bar has to go into the middle of the plastic square that is on the back wall of the freezer. Try Pulling out the ice bucket, get a hair dryer and run the hair dryer on the back wall of the freezer right above the hole where that little bar goes. After you run the hair dryer for about 10 minutes or so put your finger in the hole and pull down on the plastic square. Make sure when you put the ice bucket back in the freezer, the bar goes inside the square hole, not under it, not over it. In it. If that doesn't fix the problem you probably just need a new solenoid. Part number 5304404333

Let me know how you make out. Good Luck


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    hafcanadian A Sep 23, 2013

    I have the same problem, but have noticed that tweaking the spring on the back of the rod affects whether the gate opens or closes into the crush position. I can't quite figure out exactly what position the spring has to be in to consistently work. Is there a trick to it?

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    Elliott Hoang Sep 08, 2019

    Thanks Bill! That worked for me.

  • Paul Hansen
    Paul Hansen Sep 16, 2019

    Trying this defrost solution with samsung. Hope it works.


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Perfect solution! Thanks Bill!

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Thanks Bill!

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I followed Bill´s instruccion and problem was solved.
Thanks bill

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My ice makers little plastic door broke so i got a new crusher assembly. Now the ice maker in the crush position crushed some ice but lets more full cubes through than crushed. any ideas?

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