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Water dispenser problem

When the water filter is put in it makes ice properly but every twenty to thirty minutes about 2 to 3 ounces of water comes out of the water dispenser. It makes a humming noise and sounds like someone is using it to get water then the water comes out the only way to stop it is to take out the filter. this stops the water from coming out but it still makes that sound like the water dispenser switch if there is one is turned on

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  • bestcollecto Sep 07, 2008

    I forgot the model number for this frigidaire is FRS26F4CWO

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Hello,
You have some wires crossed on your water valve.   Check the connections on your valve.
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Thanks, Bill

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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