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Water dispenser no longer works.

I have a side by side fridge. All of a sudden the water dispenser just stopped working. I don't think it's the water supply because I can see water pouring in the ice maker resevouir. The water filter could be plugged but I changed it about 4 months ago.

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Where the water supply connects to the Ref there is one water valve but, two solenoids. One for the water and one for the ice maker. An OHM meter will tell you if these solenoids are good.

Solenoids good;
Set the meter to volts and check if power is getting to the water solenoid while pressing the water despensor. No power, bad switch.

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