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Water Dispenser is not dispensing water

The water dispenser was dispensing small amounts of water, then all of a sudden it stopped dispensing water at all. I checked the filters to see if they were clogged and i pulled the rail out from under the fridge and the tubing does not seem to have any problems. I was reading someone elses similar complaint and it says that maybe the door is frozen so i have left the door open for about 2 hours now and still NO water. what else can I do?

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There is a panel on the back bottom of refrigerator. Take out the screws that secure it to the back. Un plug the unit and disconnect the water. Follow the water line to the two "2" electric solenoid valves. One is for water in the ice maker and the other opens when the button is depressed on the water dispenser. The one that has a hose that travels up the rear of the unit to the top is the ice. The other one is the water for the door. It is bad. Replace it and reassemble in reverse. Hope this helps. Good luck.

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