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GE Fridge Not Dispensing water

I have a GE GSH 22JFTA Fridge. When trying to dispense water I hear the clicking noise but no water. The ice maker is getting water and making ice.
The ice dispensor does work.Could this be a frozen line to the door ? If so where is the best place to start? Thanks

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  • dleham Dec 16, 2008

    It was actually frozen right inside the door about 4 inches in from where it's dispense. Thanks

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  • tlhammel Dec 30, 2008

    I have a brand new GE side by side fridge the water is not dispensing at all. How long of a purge is necessary i have held the cradle open for at least two minutes i am afraid of burning up the pump if there is no water in there help ! please.

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    Justin Case May 11, 2010

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First place to start is in the fridge. Look behind the crisper drawers for the water tank. It may have frozen at the outlet line. Try thawing it out with a hair dryer or a heat gun, being careful of course not to melt anything.

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

  • Greg Angeli
    Greg Angeli Dec 18, 2008

    You're most welcome. You didn't think what I said was helpful? A 2 rating ? Bummer... Anyway, thanks for visiting and hopefully we can do a better job next time.



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