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Kenmore side by side 106.5912 water dispenser keeps dripping

Just installed new fridge and the water dispenser keeps dripping (a lot of water) after filling a glass. It stops dripping when the lever is released and then starts dripping after about 5 seconds. Owner's manual says to keep flushing the system which we have done for a while. Thanks!

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SOURCE: Water dripping on GE Fridge model TFX24ZR

check your water filter. water preasure is important in the operation of the water valves. if the filter is ok replace the valve. water filter should be changed at least once every year.

Posted on Sep 26, 2007

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SOURCE: Water Dispenser Drips

A common problem I see is people have the wrong kind of saddle valve on their water line. Make sure you don't have a self-piercing saddle valve. You should have a drill type saddle valve on the cold water line. Reason why, not enough water pressure to the water valve on the fridge. This will let the valve on the fridge hang slightly open which will cause a drip. Check this first. You will find info on this in the installation section of your owners manual.

Posted on Oct 05, 2007

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SOURCE: Kenmore Refrigerator stopped dispensing water

Either your water tank in the fridge froze up, the waterline that goes up the freezer door from the bottom hinge froze, or the switch that your glass hits is damaged. Do you hear any humming or noises when you put your glass up to get water?

Posted on Oct 30, 2007

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SOURCE: Kenmore Refrig with Filters water and ice dispenser- water is dripping when not in use, no flow when activated

valve needs to be replaced. it is located in the back, just follow the water line to it. to shut off water there is eaither a shutt off behind ref or in the basement. again try to fallow the water line

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install a defrost drain tube heater call sears for a part number have the model handy befor calling

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