When I push the water dispenser, no water comes out. The green light does not go on either. If I push the ice dispenser a few times, the green light goes on and then I am able to get the water dispenser to work. The ice rarely comes out of the dispenser as well. I usually have to push it several time before I get the ice to drop down. Any suggestions on what needs to be replaced? Thanks for the help.
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Re: Whirlpool Gold Side by Side Refrigerator
Hi. thanks for the question .in the front of fridge where the ice # water is located . inside the door ,there are two switches and they don't always make contact. work with it, till it gives out completely. thanks the appliance doc. please rate me thanks
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I have a whirlpool side by side. water and ice in front. ice working and water not. the hose is not frozen and it is not humming when you push the water dispenser. It would give us water and quit but now we have nothing.
sounds like the switch tabs are broken off of the switch bracket behind the dispenser front cover. you should hear a distinct click when you oush in on either lever for ice or water if not then that bracket is broken. if you'll look on the very bottom of disp cover you will see 2 slots insert a small flat blade screw driver and pry the cover off then you'll see a white bracket with switches and wiring on it look at the black switches and most likely the little plastic posts that hold them on are broken. the bracket is inexpensive and very easy to repalace. if you have any urhter questions just ask thanks peyton...
yes it is. as long as there is still water coming out from the dispenser.
the red light only indicates that it is about time to replace the filter. could be 6 months old. this is controlled by time, so check your water pressure at the dispenser, if it is still strong, then you could still use it .
depending on your condition, some filters would be clogged already even if the light is still green and there is no more water coming out of your dispenser.
i had same exact problem, i search over and over for solution. I even change the auger moter.
here is the solution for this particular problem.....
with the fridge door closed, remove bottom catch tray under ice dispenser revealing two screws, take off screws and slide front trim up to remove, you will have to unplug switch on trim to fully remove, look in top right corner there is black switch the will most likely be loose, this switch is your problem, mine was basically dislodged and the ice dispenser lever was not making contact, i simply zipped tied and siliconed the switch back to its respective place. if yours is making a good connection then the switch its self must be bad, you can test the switch by using the switch from water dispenser side...