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Water dispenser in door quit working

Ice maker works fine

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Water and ice are controlled by two electric solenoid valves. These valves can be accessed from the rear of the refrigerator at bottom. remove the cover and the solenoids are just inside this cavity. you can usually figure out which one by depressing the water button. You should be able to feel a vibration in the solenoid. then you turn off the water supply and disconnect the supply. Next you unplug and remove the screws. A new one shouldn't cost more than $30 or so. If this is not something you would be ok doing yourself then at least you have a decent idea of your charges and all that is involved. Hope this helps. Good luck.

Posted on May 26, 2009

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my ice maker is not making ice.

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

mine did same thing. What is happening is the Water Line in the freezer door is freezing.

SOLUTION. Leave the freezer door open and turn off the freezer for a night. Be sure to dump out all of your ice cubes too.

In the morning it will work like new. To prevent it from happening again, open the FRIDGE door and use the electronic controls to raise the temperature of the freezer. You had it too cold before...thats why your water line froze in the first place.

Posted on May 02, 2008

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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

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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

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SOURCE: kenmore refrigerator ice/water in door not working

welcome-

what type of kenmore do you have (brand and model number)? this way it is easier to find infomation for you.

thanks and happy holidays

Tom

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

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