Question about Whirlpool Gold White-on-White 21.9 cu. ft. Conquest Side-By-Side Refrigerator with Ice and Water GD2SHAXLQ Side by Side Refrigerator
When I push the water dispenser, no water comes out. The green light does not go on either. If I push the ice dispenser a few times, the green light goes on and then I am able to get the water dispenser to work. The ice rarely comes out of the dispenser as well. I usually have to push it several time before I get the ice to drop down. Any suggestions on what needs to be replaced? Thanks for the help. I just replaced the water filter on my whirlpool gold and now water is not dispensing. whats the problem?
Sounds like the switch tabs are broken off of the switch bracket behind the dispenser front cover. you should hear a distinct click when you oush in on either lever for ice or water if not then that bracket is broken. if you'll look on the very bottom of disp cover you will see 2 slots insert a small flat blade screw driver and pry the cover off then you'll see a white bracket with switches and wiring on it look at the black switches and most likely the little plastic posts that hold them on are broken. the bracket is inexpensive and very easy to repalace. if you have any urhter questions just ask thanks peyton...
Posted on Jan 22, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I had the same problem and it appear the cable set between the freezer door and refrigerator body has some wires broken. The cable is in the bottom right hinge. You can try moving the cable with fingers at the same time you're pushing the water lever.
While this is not going to be a permanent fix, at least it confirm where the problem is.
Posted on Nov 28, 2007
hi. thanks for the question .in the front of fridge where the ice # water is located . inside the door ,there are two switches and they don't always make contact. work with it, till it gives out completely. thanks the appliance doc. please rate me thanks
Posted on Oct 01, 2008
I would check for an electric "flap" that opens & closes when ice lever is depressed. My GE has one and it has been fouled before causing the ice to be stuck inside the door. Hope this helps!
Posted on Mar 06, 2009
Instead of what you think the sound is, try and see what is happening when you actuate the ice lever. open freezer door, depress the door light switch, or tape it closed. now actuate the ice dispenser lever, does the flapping door open, that which opens to allow ice from bucket into your glass? Now look at the bucket itself, do you see the gears rotating? remove the bucket from the door, and repeat, do you see the auger shaft rotating?
Either of these are a complex repair, one I would not recommend DIYers to try on their own, for they require taking the door apart, and if not done right, your door may not close properly. Normally I have no problem advising a repair, but there are some i dont, this icemaker system, and compressors.
Visit www.FixMyFridge.net for refrigerator service or to ask general refrigerator questions.
Posted on Mar 19, 2010
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