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LG LFX25971ST/03 WATER AND ICE LEVERS ARE STICKING OPEN. Both

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LG LFX25971ST/03 WATER AND ICE LEVERS ARE STICKING OPEN. Both buttons have to be jiggled to get them to turn off by snapping back out. I think that either the springs or lever behind the buttons are either broken or out of alignment or both. I would like to fix this myself. What do I have to do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Barry G. replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is XXXXX XXXXX you for choosing our service.

Are you referring to the selection switches that you are jiggling or the area where you press your glass for ice and water? The reason I am asking is because I only see one area that you press for ice and water.


Thanks,
Barry
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

on this model the water lever is upper part of the dispensing group and the ice is the lower lever under the funnel. Water button is part number ABH37000107 and ice button is MBG42907106


 


Here is a link to a photo of the entire dispenser part:


 


http://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Dispenser-Fa-ade/ACQ36821602/1396109?modelNumber=LFX25971ST%2F03


 

Expert:  Barry G. replied 1 year ago.
I thought I knew which model you have but I do not. Thank you very much for sending the image. I will relist your question for all techs Robert and as someone can help they will reply.

Thank you for the opportunity,
Barry
Expert:  MRANSWER replied 1 year ago.
A microswitch may be weak here- all you need to do is pull out the entire dispenser assembly and you will be able to see what is going on with the sticking. It is nothing complex. Spraying lube is not going to fix this in any case.

Pull the dispenser out starting at the bottom and work your way up the sides and the whole assembly comes right out. It is a tight fit.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The entire unit snaps out?
Expert:  MRANSWER replied 1 year ago.
Yes- that is what I said.
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