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Water dripping slowly out of water dispenser

HI, I have 1998 whirlpool refrigerator (ED25PQXFW01). The ice maker is working fine but the cold water dispenser is have problem. Over the weekend, water started to drip slowly out of the water dispenser (we have not used it for a while).

when I pushed the dispenser lever, the switch (near the lever) seems to works but no water come out. I confirm this with a ohm meter.

Any advise?

Ti

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    Kevin, what is a RO?

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Sounds like your water inlet valve is bad.

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On the right hand side in the back take off the compressor cover with a screw driver and then two more hold on the water valve. If you have a RO system hooked up to refrigerator you may need to change the filters on the ro or just change the filter on the refrigerator.These two will also cause the water to drip through the valve allowing it to drip on the front .
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