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Low water pressure from door dispenser RFG298HDRS/XAA

We had good pressure when we first got the refrig.,but we didn't use it because we had hard water.We had a water softner & RO system installed recently.It dispenses about 4 oz in 10sec.Do you think there's calcium in the refrigerator water lines?I installed a new filter a week ago.No change.I tried it without the filter and no change.Question 2-Do I have to use a filter now that I have the new system?

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Can you pull you refrigerator away from the wall and carefully remove the cover over the area where the water feeds the refrigerator. There should be a set of plugs one for dispenser and other for the ice maker. Make sure both sides are plugged into the dual water control valve. I did try to pull your model number up so I could help you better, but the model number above your post goes to an oven. Maytag and Samsung sometimes places parts in places that are hard to point out. Tis could also be a dispenser lockout. If you find the problem this would be something that commonly happens an assembly line. If you find the correct model number I will send you a service manual. Either way I am here to help, Thanks,Sea Breeze

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The most common reason water stops are 1. The water line has frozen, but its not the part in the freezer door. Behind the crisper bins in the fresh food section, you might not see it but it behind the back wall. Heat up that area with a hair dryer, or if its not full shut it off for 24 hours and it will do the trick. 2. The pump that sends the water to the dispencer is dead, it will be located behind the ref lower left hand side behind panel (follow the water line) part # DA74-40149D, you can order it at marcone.com for about 27.00
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No Water Coming Out of The Water Dispensor on G E Refrigerator ?


If you are not getting water thru the door dispenser , first thing to check is if you are getting water to the water valve behind the refrigerator . This is the part in the back of the refrig , that the wall water line connects to .
If your ice maker is making normal size cubes , then you ARE getting water TO the water valve .
However , there are 2 coils on the water valve ( G E ) of which 1 is for the ice maker , and , the other , is for the water dispenser .

1 ) Remove the kick plate from the bottom front of the refrig . On some models , the kick plate " snaps " on , and other models , it is held on by a small screw on each side on the top portion of the kick plate .
Once the kick plate is removed , follow the plastic water line from the bottom of the freezer door , about 6 " , to a small coupling . This coupling , has a " ring " on both ends , one of which has to be pushed in as you pull the tubing from the coupler . Once this is accomplished , put a towel under the end of both ends of the tubing , to keep the floor dry .
2 ) Activate the water dispenser arm . If water comes out in a good stream , from the tubing which goes under the refrig , the water line inside the freezer door is frozen . You can either turn the freezer temp warmer for several days for the line to un-thaw or use compressed air ( I have heard using computer cleaner air bottles with the small tube works ) to the water line going up form the bottom of the freezer door to blow out the frozen ice .
Once the ice thaws , G E has a dispenser heater , part # WR49X10173 which comes with installation instructions , to keep this from happening again . If NO water comes out of either hose , then either the water tank inside the bottom of the refrig is frozen ( which would require several days of warmer temperature settings ) OR the refrig could have a bad coil on the water valve , which would require replacing the complete water valve .
I have only come across maybe 1 tank which was frozen , and the rest have been either the line in the door was frozen OR the water valve needed replaced .

Please note....if using compressed air in the door water line , DO NOT USE EXTREME HIGH PRESSURE , as this could burst the line in the door , causing the complete door to have to be replaced . Just the water line inside the door , is not replaceable .

on Apr 10, 2010 | Refrigerators

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No water when water filter is replaced for RFG298HDRS/XAA


You are not screwing the new filter in right/ it is not seating. I experienced the same problem; you need to "break the seal" on the new filter.

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Water won't dispense


Which pump did you replace? Are there a few?

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RFG298HDRS/XAA error code 33 E FRIG SEEMS TO WORK FINE CONTROL PANEL IS NON RESPONSIVE TO INPUT


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The hose inside the frig.is very long,I think maybe that is why I don't have good preasure in the water dispenser,can I cut it? and would it help


Hello,
If you have a side by side the coiled tube in the back of the fresh food compartment is the resevior for the chilled water it goes there and gets chilled before being dispensed through the in door dispenser. LEAVE IT IN PLACE AND DO NOT CUT IT,
Instead if you havent already done so replaceyour water filter,if equipped with one it will be in the front grill below the freezer door, OR if you have checked it or it doesnt have one pull the refrig out and disconnect the water pressure coming into ref. from house plumbing, if it only trickles its restricted somewhere in the line and seek out why that is .

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I have a refrigerator model #GD5PHAXMS10 icemaker that stopped working about two and a half weeks ago. At that time the water the water works dispenser worked like normal. Today the water dispenser...


Hello,

The first thing to do if you already haven't is replace the filter,it's in the grill/kickplate below the freezer door. If you have relpaced filter,need to pull refrig from wall and check that their is good water pressure from house plumbing,if it is good the water valve the sends water to icemaker&door dispenser when water is called for is going to be the problem.The part # for that valve is 4389177 it could be purchased at your local appliance parts store on oline at;
searspartsdirect.com
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repairclinic.com
assuredparts.com

The filter BUT NOT the water valve could be purchased locally at Sears,Lowe's or Home Depot

I hope this helps you to diagnose your icemaker/dispenser
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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 , 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 .

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