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No water from water dispenser in Whirlpool et1fhtxmq03 refrig.

No water from water dispenser ice maker is working, notice the freezer was set at max and turned it down to recommended setting a few hours ago.

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Most likely the water control valve on the back of the refrigerator. One side controls the water to ice maker and the other side sends water to the water dispenser. This is providing the water didn't freeze during the very low temperature setting set before you turned it back dow. If you can locate the model number I will be able to get the part number for the water control valve. There is a way to test it with an OHM meter, just let me know, Thanks, Sea Breeze

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