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How to fix an ice dispenser door that doesn't close all the way on a Whirlpool-Kenmore SxS refrigerator

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man, in Dispenser Repair, Refrigerator Repair 13 August 2011 · 2,814 views

on this cover, there should be two little slots at the bottom of the panel.... ( ya gotta get down on the knees and look up at the bottom of the panel )

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...I use a mini-pry bar,....when you pry on the panel, it will pop off at the tabs on the inner frame......
I did not know if this fix-it kit mentioned by K-dog........fixed this one last week....

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..hinge pivot point broken off..

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....made this part out of a 1/4 inch 'P' clamp from a copper water line
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took a few file swipes to get the correct dimensions...

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almost as good as new..... darn picture alignment





Source: Kenmore Whirlpool SxS ice dispenser icing up 106.58562890




Thank You.

Does the spring have to be wound around once like on the genuine Maytag design before installing it or does it just go on in the relaxed state as it would be in the packaged box?

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