Question about Refrigerators

1 Answer

Water dispenser on fridge not working - water pressure fine, could the line be frozen and why would that start happening all of a sudden?

Model Superba KSRA22F - about seven years old. At first water was coming out slowly, then I changed out the pipe from the water source to the fridge which increased the velocity of water. Then it started intermittently not dispensing water (you could hear the pump trying to dispense it but no water). Then it stopped all together. So, I just defrosted the fridge/freezer and sure enough, the dispenser now works. Which leads me to believe that the water is freezing somewhere in the line in the door (the water line runs up thru the freezer door to the dispenser). So, has anyone heard about KitchenAid having these problems and why would it start to happen all of a sudden? tx.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Refrigerators Master
  • 9,472 Answers

Check to see if the water reservoir in the bottom of the frig is frozen. If it is, you will need to turn the frig temp down.

Posted on Dec 05, 2012

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya Repairman can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Repairman (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
fridgetech
  • 473 Answers

SOURCE: KItchenaid Superba KSRB25QABL water dispenser

Chances are is a bad water valve.  The water valve is on the back of the fridge at the bottom.  You will see the water line going into it.

Posted on Oct 12, 2007

  • 23 Answers

SOURCE: Kitchenaid Superba Ice Maker quit

Make sure your manual doesn't say something about inline filters, or a float that might be sticking in off position. Depending on how ice is made sometimes they have a float to where water rises so hight then gets shut off to freeze and form the ice.

Posted on Dec 08, 2007

MNTECH
  • 1543 Answers

SOURCE: Kitchenaid Superba Ice Maker quit

Water dispenser works fine eliminates some potential probems, so disconnect the water line at the outlet of the water valve leading to the icemaker. Blow into the tube (with the freezer door open so the air has an escape route.) If you can't blow through the tube, check where the tube passes into the freezer section for an ice blockage. This would result from a water valve not shutting off 100 %, allowing a little water to dribble in and freeze the inlet shut. If you can blow through the tube, most likely the electric solenoid coil on the water valve supplying the ice maker water is bad. In either case, replace the valve. (it is a dual solenoid valve, part # 2315533)

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

tech master
  • 120 Answers

SOURCE: kitchenaid superba 42 side by sside water dispenser

usually when i get a kitchen side by side i trouble shoot the wtr valve first by using a cheat cord that applying volatge directly to the vlave to see if it opens but usually the wire harnes under frezeer breaks the wires so my money is on the wires under the frezerr door cut the sleve off and chec the wires one by one the one to the water is broken

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

Sea Breeze
  • 4654 Answers

SOURCE: My water dispenser stopped working. When I try

That can only be a blockage from the valve or crimped water line or a defective solenoied on the dispenser side of the water control valve part number WR57X10032
Sea Breeze

Posted on Oct 23, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Everything normal on my GE Profile Model PFSF6PKWBBB French door bottom freezer refridgerator except the water dispenser just quit dispensing water. Is it frozen? How do I fix it?


The paddle that you push the glass against to dispense water activates a microswitch. Sometimes this switch can break off it's mount and drop away from it's intended position. The microswitch operates a solenoid valve near where the water line enters the back of the fridge. Then there's the wiring in between them. The water line doesn't go through the freezer. It runs through the refrigerator in a coil of tubing then into the door of the dispenser. Check the paddle switch, the water solenoid and the wiring and you'll find the reason it doesn't work

Mar 05, 2016 | GE Refrigerators

1 Answer

Water line keeps freezing on my GE side by side refigerator


Check to see if the water tank in the bottom of the refrigerator section is frozen. If it is, you will need to turn the refrigerator section temp down.

Dec 05, 2012 | GE (PSS26MSRSS) Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

My whirlpool suddenly stopped dispensing water.


most fridges stop dispensing water when you open the door. Find the door switch and make sure fridge interior light goes on/off when you manually press door switch. This would show you that the door switch was faulty.

If the water connection to the appliance is one of those watts flood-safe water lines, it may have stuck shut. I've seen this happen when the house water pressure is too high.

Does it still make ice?

If so, then the water connection is good, and either the switch in the water dispenser has failed or the water shutoff valve for the water dispenser has gone bad.

Some models have a problem with the water line getting frozen, such that simply leaving the light on in the water dispenser compartment overnight and/or manually defrosting the unit can get it working again.

Nov 02, 2009 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Water is not dispensed but icemaker is working


It's more common to be frozen in the door. You can disconnect the line under the unit before it goes into the door at the bottom hinge. Push the dispenser button and see if it comes out there. If it does leave the door open till it thaws
If it doesn't come out then disconnect the line to the water dispenser at the water inlet valve on the back where the water supply comes in and try the dispenser. if you hear the valve work but water doesn't come out, the valve is bad. If the water comes out then check the reservoir.It's behind the crispers in the fridge.

Sep 07, 2009 | GE GSL25JFPBS Side by Side Refrigerator

2 Answers

Water dispenser won't work --ice dispenser is fine but no water comes of the water dispenser.


fridge set too cold ? frozen tank or water lines in fridge. set ref warmer for a couple of days

Aug 26, 2009 | Amana AFB2534DE Bottom Freezer French Door...

2 Answers

GE Profile Performance - No water dispensing or ice making


NOT ENOUGH WATER PRESSURE AT WATERLINE OR WATER VALVE IS BAD AND NEEDS REPLACED

Jul 15, 2009 | GE (PSS26MSRSS) Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

Water drips slowly out of dispenser, ice distribution is fine.


Hi, yes the water line could be starting to ice up; maybe defrosting the fridge will cure the problem. Mine has a coiled tube behind the lower drawer in the fridge, this is where the water line is chilled. Hope this helps if you've not sorted the problem already. Kind regards jb

Jul 02, 2009 | Whirlpool GS5SHAXN Side by Side...

4 Answers

No water flow


turn the freezer side to zero fridge side will zero also . click for water it should work . just worked for me no water for 1month replaced the filter and everything.

Dec 06, 2008 | GE GSH25JSRSS Stainless Steel Side by Side...

2 Answers

Water dispenser in my Maytag french door refer has suddenly stopped working. We use it every day and the filter seems to be fine. It almost sounds like it is frozen. Please Help!!!


We have a hd2560 (bot 10/04), french door with inside water dispenser and it had stopped working a year ago, but started working a few months later. I couldn't figure out what happened, but suspected the water line was frozen. I later found out that the water reservoir is located behind the fruit and vegetable bins, so look there to see if the water is frozen.

Two weeks ago, our frig/compressor stopped cooling after making humming/clicking sounds for weeks. Fortunately, Maytag has a 5 yr parts & labor warranty on the compressor, so we were covered. Evidently, there are quite a few faulty compressors out there.

I believe that the compressor had been over-cooling in the past and caused the water lines/tank to freeze. This would also cause frozen produce/fruit. I would immediately contact Maytag/Whirlpool if you suspect a faulty compressor as well.

Oct 24, 2008 | Maytag MFD2560HES Bottom Freezer French...

1 Answer

Water dispenser not working


I am currently experiencing the same problem. It happen when I pressed the rapid cool button on the inside of the fridge and the temperature went down to 36 degree F. I assume that my water line is frozen. As soon as we use up some of the food in the fridge, I'm going to clean out the fridge and let the temperature rise, hopefully thawing the blockage. This is the only thing that I can think of.

Mar 25, 2008 | Refrigerators

Not finding what you are looking for?
Refrigerators Logo

Related Topics:

192 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Refrigerators Experts

Charles T Nevin
Charles T Nevin

Level 3 Expert

4070 Answers

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4654 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

77201 Answers

Are you a Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...