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GE side by side. Model# GSH22KGMDWW. Refrigerator water dispenser not working

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SOURCE: no water but ice is fine

Hi Leaving the light on worked for me! Awesome solution!! Our water line did not work but the ice cubes still were made. It took our refrig about 24 hours with the light on to work. Thank you for the simple suggestion!

Posted on Feb 21, 2008

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SOURCE: I have a GE side

Well, the solution to this problem was posted in this thread
http://www.fixya.com/support/t1295372-ge_profile_ref_ice_despenser_motor_not

It seems that the bulb in the front panel is pulling to much current as it ages and it makes the control panel in not work properly. Removing the bulb will fix the problem - just fixed mine.

Also seems to match your symptoms (works sometimes and then not others - bulb current is inconstent, light dims when dispense lever pressed - again wrong current draw).

Good luck

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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SOURCE: G.E. Side by side model quit dispensing water

It is possible the water line inside the freezer door froze . Remove the bottom kick plate and follow the white tubing about 6" to a coupling . Push in on the white ring and at the same time , pullout on the tubing . Push the water dispensor , and if water comes out of the hose going under the fridge , this means the line is frozen in the door . If no water comes out , it means the water tank at the bottom of the fridge section (behind crispers ) is probably frozen . A hair dryer should work on the tank , but , a different procedure will be needed to thaw the door . Come back if door is frozen for the procedure .

Posted on Aug 25, 2009

Testimonial: "The diagnostic aid was helpful. Still trying to figure out how to unfreeze the water line in the door of the side by side GE refrigerator, however. "

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SOURCE: Our water dispenser on our GE side by side

At the bottom of the freezer door ( remove the kick plate , 1 screw on each side ) , there will be a water line . Follow this line , about 6 " to a connector . Push in on the white ring and pull out the line , at the same time . Activate the water dispensor pad and see if water flows from the line under the refrig . If it does , then the line in the door is frozen . Either raise the freezer temp for several days , so the line in the door will thaw , or , I have heard using an air tank will blow the ice out of the line in the door . If no water comes from the line under the refrig , while activating the pad , then replace the water valve , behind the refrig , the piece the wall water line connects to on the refrig .
If the water line in door is frozen , GE has a heater kit , pt # WR49X10173 , for this particular problem . It comes , with installation instructions .

Posted on Jan 01, 2010

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SOURCE: ge model 20, 22, 25 side by side refrigerator. A

there is a mother board in the back that go bad the clicking to hear is the micro switch on the board try to cick in but when they go down you need to replace the whole board :(

Posted on Jan 02, 2010

Testimonial: "This was very helpful. I have scheduled repair. Thanks a bunch!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

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