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Ice maker works but water dispenser does not - replaced valves - pump, line is open ( blew air through it) all the way to the dispenser but it dows not pump water out

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The water solenoid is working? Try switching the solenoids to see if this is the problem. The solenoids come completely apart and except for the body are interchangeable. (different size orafices) Mine was plugged with deteriorating rubber but this caused a leak at the dispenser. Worth a try

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