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Water dispenser The water dispenser does not dispense water, but the ice maker does make ice, so water is getting to ice maker but not to the dispenser.

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  • Mollie Huggins
    Mollie Huggins Oct 19, 2013

    this is not what I am asking, when the ice says to add water to ice maker instead of going in ice maker it comes out the door

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    Water dispenser works but warm water. no ice made

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    The water dispenser works but not water to ice maker. Where can I start to figure out the problem?

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    Water dispenser makes loud nose and very little water

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    Noise when dispensing water and low water flow

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    The water dispenser is dispensing water but the ice maker is not making ice

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    No dispension of water or ice

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    No water or ice from dispenser

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    No water or ice from dispenser

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    I cannot get water, ice nothing in the dispenser will work. Totally shut down

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Both are not receiving water

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    ice maker not making ice

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    water ice dispenser

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    but will make ice

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    Ice machine makes ice and the water dispenser will dispense water. Ice will not dispense through the door.

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    ice maker not getting water

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The slide switch ice - water may not be making up. the paddle inside the door operates a common microswitch to either dispense ice or operates the water solenoid. check out the selector switch.

Posted on Aug 22, 2007

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    Carol Brown Sep 25, 2018

    Where is that located

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SOURCE: No water to door dispenser

The water lines might be frozen. The found the water lines in my fridge behind the bottom drawers and used a hair dryer to melt the ice.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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SOURCE: The water dispenser stopped dispensing.

At the bottom of the freezer door ( remove the kick plate ) , 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 , turn on the dispensor light for several hours , 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 the door is frozen , GE has a dispensor heater which comes with instructions to install . Pt # WR49X10173 .

Posted on May 22, 2010

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SOURCE: ice maker will not dispense water or ice.

sounds like maybe the switch that is press to release water not working so it doesnt sent the signel to let water out dispenser

Posted on Sep 29, 2009

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SOURCE: GE GSH22SGRE - water dispenser not working but ice cube maker working fine

check the water valve on the back of the ref. it sends water to the ice maker and water in the door one can work and the other one not

Posted on Apr 30, 2008

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SOURCE: GE GSH22SGRE - water dispenser not working but ice cube maker working fine

I just used the hair dryer and it worked the water is flowing again out of the dispenser

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

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