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I assume you mean the refrigerator. You probably have a bad water valve. If the ice maker is working we know we have a good water supply. It is usually located on the back of the refrigerator. Follow the plastic tube running up to the ice maker and you'll find it. There should be two valves w/ solenoids. They each have a set of wire running to them. Switch them and press the water button. If you hear water flow to the ice maker you know all the circuitry is good to the valve. If not you have a bad water supply or defective dispensor. If not check you can test for continuity to verify a bad valve. Compare the readings of both solenoids they should be similar.. We have eliminated water suppy and circuitry, so it is probably the valve. You will need a model number and serial number to ensure you get the proper replacement part.

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