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Why has the water dispenser stopped working all of a sudden. Do the lines freeze up or is there an on off function on the control panel

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Without knowing what make / model fridge it is nearly impossible to say , however, most domestic fridge have a water tank in the base of the food compartment which stores the water before going into the freezer dispenser. Have a look behind the crisper drawers for it. If the food compartment is too cold, this tank can freeze up and stop water from going into the dispenser. Is it still making ice? If so, the water valve which is normally 2 parts (1 for ice making and the other for water dispensing) may have failed.

Posted on Apr 09, 2015

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Oakescreek, start with simple things first. Check the freezer door light interlock switch. This has to be closed to send power to the dispenser. If that is working ok, check the harness coming from the bottom of the freezer door for cracked or split wires. Check the harness plug itself to make sure it is completely connected. If these things check out ok, we will need to verify that we are getting voltage to the dispenser selection switch. If we are and it is still not operating..then I would suspect that to be the problem. I'll keep and eye peeled for a reply. Catriver.

Posted on Jun 05, 2007

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SOURCE: water dispenser won't work

see my posts in my solved solutions on water line freezing. I can email you a bulletin for a heater kit.

Posted on Dec 06, 2007

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SOURCE: Ice and Water not dispensing. Light button not working

http://www.repairclinic.com/0100_1.asp
There's an ice- or water-dispensing problem The ice and water-dispensing system of your refrigerator is quite complex. Many components work together to provide the ice and water. Aside from a simple problem of a leaky water tube or a jammed ice chute, most other components are not user serviceable. We suggest that you contact a qualified appliance repair technician for such repairs.

Posted on Jul 04, 2008

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SOURCE: ice/water dispenser control panel

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You tell us about this board or that board but never tell us where to located or get at these boards. Would you please clarify that?

My ice and water started dispensing sporadically, though the lights were working fine. After I removed the kick board at the bottom, cleaned out the little connector and put it back together, nothing on the door works. All else works fine.

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

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