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Water dispenser keeps running

My Hotpoint side by side fridge's water dispenser keeps on running every few minutes and flooded my kitchen. The nightlight also turns on when wafer is on. I switched to ice and ice will come out every few minutes. I unplugged the fridge for few minutes hoping it will reset the circuit. It did not and water/ice continues to dispense every few minutes. Any suggestions?

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Re: water dispenser keeps running

Allen, one of two things here. The dispenser target switch has gone bad or the actuator arm is not releasing the switch. Remove the front cover by using a small screw driver to unlock the tabs at the bottom. Slide the panel down and out. Disconnect the wire harness. Remove the 4 phillip screws in the door dispenser housing. Slide the housing out and disconnect the target switch and light connectors. Now you can spread out the locking tabs and examine the switch. If this all checks good, then the board is the back.

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