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Second opinion] The ice dispensing door doesn't close and

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Second opinion] The ice dispensing door doesn't close and water leaks from ice maker on
JA: What's the make and model? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: kssc42qts00
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Hope so
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I think you have it
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  FixAll replied 5 months ago.

the "flapper" is spring loaded so repair comes down to two things is the spring in tact? if so then whats holding it open. which is usually the solenoid which opens the door is old and rusty and the spring is not strong enough to overcome it.