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No water from front of fridge

Model ED22RFXFW00

serial # SH4647940


I do not want to break the plastic surround, need a little help taking unit a part as likely switch broken for the no water issue. Unit really could use a good cleaning and I know that we have been having issue with ice and frost building up by enterance to door. Is there a downloadable service bulletin or parts diagrams???

Thanks much Chris

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  • Gralu Jan 24, 2009

    I have the same problem and seems to be pretty consistent with other complaints. After replacing the solenoid everything worked great for weeks then stopped again. Now there is power to the solenoid and no water. I am both mechanical and electrical and I have no idea. Maybe I need more than 20years experience to fix this piece of ****.

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I would check the water valve in the back.

This is one valve which supplies both the door water and the icemaker. With a meter attached to the door water solenoid on the water valve, depress the door water switch. If power is getting to the valve then the switch is good and the water valve is bad. No power, the switch is bad.

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