Question about Freezers

2 Answers

Slow filter water stream and hollow ice.

I have a kenmore coldspot 106. The filtered water dispenser only allows a small stream of water to come out, taking forever to fill a glass of water. Also, the ice cubes that come out are hollow. So apparently in both situations, there isn't enough water getting through. Could this be something as simple as the filter needing replaced?

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 4,070 Answers

You have a mesh screen in the water supply line where it connects to the water inlet valve. It can be stopped up with sediment.

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

  • haus8018 Oct 16, 2015

    It's the water filter. Change it and the pressure will return for water and ice cube size in increase.

×

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Change the water filter. This will increase water pressure to both cold water dispenser and full size ice cubes.

Posted on Oct 16, 2015

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Ice maker is not producing ice after changing water filter. Water is dispensing normally.


It may take some time for the icemaker to get the water after a filter change or there could be other problems

Mar 14, 2015 | Kenmore Elite 106.54619300 Refrigerator

1 Answer

THe ice /water dispensor is throwing out ice and water independent of contact from a glass hitting the dispense level, to have it dispence. As a result we have turned of the water and ice control but now...


This is a general answer. The water dispenser paddle makes a switch that then opens a water solenoid valve that dispenses the water. The ice paddle makes a switch that starts an auger in the ice bin to push the ice out. There is either a rod across the bin to detect the height of the ice in the bin or a thermostat that hangs a little way down in the bin. These will open a water valve to fill the evaporator to make more ice if they think the bin is low. Mineral buildup in the water valves is fairly common and can keep them from completely closing. I don't know which light your referring to, but the low ice light should go off when the bin hills. Also, small inline water filters are available in most hardware store to filter water for refrigerator use. I hope this helps.

Dec 15, 2013 | Freezers

1 Answer

I have a Daewoo FRN U20DA type american fridge freezer. The Ice maker has sropped working. There is no water getting into it. There is water getting through to the water dispenser in the front door. the...


The water filter should be changed every six months, not two years.
The water lines may still be frozen even though you turned the unit off, but most likely you are not getting water flow due to a clogged filter. Change it.

Feb 26, 2011 | Daewoo Freezers

1 Answer

Icemaker makes shells. Outside is frozen but


Hollow cubes are caused by not having enough water in the ice mold. Fill it up manually by pouring water in it and see how the cubes turn out.
look for an adjustment behind the plastic endcover with a +/- on it. - is less water. + is more water.


Try swapping the wires on the dual water inlet valve. Then try the water dispenser. The water should go to the ice maker. This will tell you weather or not the ice maker valve is working and if the line is clear.

There is a screen filter before the water inlet valve in the water line. It can get partially stopped up with sediment blocking water flow.

Oct 28, 2009 | Freezers

1 Answer

No water to ice maker or water dispenser


You're funny. This is a portable 12/120 volt model. It dosn't have a water dispenser or ice maker :-)

Dec 27, 2008 | Engel Freezer 22 Qt. Fridge/Freezer

1 Answer

Icemaker


You might have a frozen line. Also and this seems more important to you its prob to cold, Trust me to cold of a refrig will cause hollow ice cubes first leading to a frozen line. Clean your coils, if you have another refrig empty out into that, unplug it leave doors open a couple days. If you can get to water line use a hair dryer from a distance defrost line, turn down freezer half knotch 1 full one at maximum. should fix issues, especially if filter already changed. If this all check prob a clogged line, not just frozen.

Mar 15, 2008 | Jenn-Air Freezer Jenn Air Clear Cube Ice...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Freezers Logo

Related Topics:

422 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Freezers Experts

Dennis Boxerman

Level 3 Expert

1165 Answers

Charles T Nevin
Charles T Nevin

Level 3 Expert

4070 Answers

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4654 Answers

Are you a Freezer Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...