Question about Refrigerators

2 Answers

Replaced water filter with in door ice, water

I followed instructions on replaceing water filter and thought i had water coming back thru but it is not i know i am suppose to push the light and lock button to change filter which worked fine and i thought i had hit the right buttons to make water flow but evidently not. and of course i have thrown the box away. help

Posted by on

  • wizenbrown Feb 14, 2008

    no i think it is installe right but i just did not push the right buttons to restart the water.

  • wizenbrown Feb 14, 2008

    no it is not leaking. i replaced the water filter, i had to push the light and lock buttons on the door panel, hold down until the little lite on the water filter started blinkin red which meant water was not running thru i then changed the filter and i understood that the next step was to hold the light button down and water would start to flow again but it did not so i guess i misread instrutions because no water is flowing in door or ice maker it is a maytag plus..help

×

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 3,422 Answers

Hi,

So now the problem is the water is leaking out and you want to fix it.right?

Try defrosting it, if this doesn't work then do the following and ur problem will be solved..

BLOW AIR THROUGH THE DRIAN HOSE IN THE BACK OR BOTTOM OF THE FRIDGE FIND THE END OF THE DRAIN HOSE USE AIR COMPRESSOR .....

Goodluck..

Posted on Feb 14, 2008

  • Priya darshan Feb 14, 2008

    Installing your new water filter:


    1. Twist the old filter a quarter-turn counterclockwise

    2. Pull the filter straight down and discard (don't worry, the water will shut off automatically)

    3. Push the new filter up into the fridge until it stops

    4. Twist the filter a quarter-turn clockwise

    5. Reset your "change filter" light (if your fridge has one)

    Resetting your "change filter" light:


    • Press and hold the ice type and child lock buttons (at the same time) for 3 seconds - the light should turn green.


      • Note: If you hold these buttons for 5 seconds, you'll cancel the
        reset process, and you'll have to do it again. If this happens, just
        release the buttons and start over.

×

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Guru:

    An expert who has written 7 tips or uploaded 3 video tips

  • Master
  • 1,894 Answers

Hello sir

Posted on Feb 14, 2008

  • 4 more comments 
  • dewan nafees ahmed Feb 14, 2008

    why did you throw its box away so soon.. well it not a big problem..

    i think reinstalling the filter wil fix this mostly.. you may have left any small thing in the process..


  • dewan nafees ahmed Feb 14, 2008

    How to replace a water filter




    Changing your water filter is very easy. All filters come with easy to install instructions.




    Most filters are easily removed. Make a 1/4 turn the left to unlock the
    filter and then pull it out of the housing. To replace, insert a fresh
    filter from PartSelect.com into the housing and turn the filter 1/4 of
    a turn to the right.




  • dewan nafees ahmed Feb 14, 2008

    Filters located in the base grille of your refrigerator


    These filters have a reusable knob. Hold the knob and make a 1/4 turn
    to the left. Pull the old filter out. Replace the knob on the new
    filter from PartSelect.com. Once the new filter is inserted, turn the
    knob a 1/4 turn to the right to lock it into place.




    Filters with a push-button filter

    This filter is located in the base grille. Press the large button
    next to the filter. The filter will pop out so you can grasp it. Pull
    the filter out and replace it with a new one from PartSelect.com. Push
    the filter back in until it clicks. Remember to take the cap off of the
    old filter and put it on the new replacement filter.



    Slide out filter.


    The cartridge is located in the front of the refrigerator compartment.
    Open the compartment and remove the filter. Replace with the new filter
    from PartSelect.com and slide the compartment back into place.




    Filters with housings

    Some filters are located in a round plastic housing. You may need a
    wrench if the filter was put in very tight. Once the housing is removed
    replace the filter inside with a new one from PartSelect.com and
    reinsert the housing and new filter in your refrigerator.




    **It is very important for you to flush a couple of gallons of water
    through your new filter. Most refrigerator water filters are made of
    carbon, and some carbon residue is present in the first gallon or two
    of water. This will leave a bitter taste and residue in your water.**


  • dewan nafees ahmed Feb 14, 2008

    ok fine.. then

    >> when u pushed the dispensing button, but no water (or very little)
    would flow.
    >> Finally u just hold the button for a long time (3 - 5
    minutes) and the dispenser will begin working properly.
    >>I'm guessing that
    air must enter the system when the filter is changed and that this has
    to be purged.

  • dewan nafees ahmed Feb 14, 2008

    Here's what I would tell you to try next. Take the filter out and don't close the
    chamber that it goes into. Hold a pan or something similar by the
    chamber. Now push the dispenser button. If water flows, there's some
    type of obstruction in the filter itself. If there's no flow, either
    the pump is defective or there's no water reaching the refrigerator. To
    check the water supply, first find the shutoff valve in the tubing that
    connects the refrigerator to a water pipe (these are often saddle-type
    valves that have a nasty habit of getting plugged with minerals and
    crud). Close the valve. Now disconnect the tubing at the refrigerator
    and put a pan beneath it. Have a helper slowly open the shutoff valve
    while you make sure that adequate water is reaching the refrigerator.


    If so, that pretty much narrows the problem down to the pump.

    thanks you..

    dont forget to rate the solutions..

    good luck

  • dewan nafees ahmed Feb 15, 2008

    think the problem is lying else where.. not in the filter..

×

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Water won't dispense


Which pump did you replace? Are there a few?

May 13, 2013 | Electrolux 25.9 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side...

1 Answer

How do you flush water thru the water filter of my refrigerator


ice maker does not come out water to water hose and ice maker on/off switch red light two times blinking how can i repair to ice maker?

Jan 21, 2012 | Whirlpool 25.4 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side...

1 Answer

Replaced the water filter. the refrigerator is making ice but not dispensing water


Is there any packaging from the new water filter restricting the flow. Check for anything blocking the water flow near where you replace the filter and check for correct installation. If this problem was the reason you replace the filter check the switch that dispenses the water. Make sure it isn't "iced up".

Sep 30, 2010 | GE Profile 25.6 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side...

1 Answer

ICE MAKER WILL NOT MAKE ICE


Good day,
The first thing to check is the freezer temperature. If it is allowed to go above 15 degrees the ice maker will lock out by design.
If the freezer is O.K. then follow these steps to isolate the problem.
First step is to take a small paper cup of water and fill the cavity until it is near full. With the ice maker turned on, close freezer door and wait 3 hours to see if it harvests. If not, the ice maker is bad, and must be replaced. If the cubes harvest then.......
Three possibilities.
1. The water supply from the house is not delivering water to the water valve. Shut off the house at the meter, disconnect the line going to the water valve, and with the line pointed into a bucket, have someone turn the valve back on for a 15 second count. The water should come out smartly. If not, the line and it's fittings will have to be replaced.
2. The fill tube from the back of the machine that feeds water into the back of the ice maker is frozen up. You will have to remove the ice maker to visually inspect that tube. If blocked, it needs to be defrosted, but use caution. Too much heat too fast will start to melt plastic and vinyl parts you don't want melted.
If this is the case, then once cleaned out, you will have to change the water valve located in the back bottom rear of the machine because it is leaking during the off cycle.
3. If everything checks O.K. up to this point, you will have to purchase and install a new water valve, and install it.
P.S. Under very rare occasions the electric circuity in the ice maker will fail to send a signal to the water valve. Although rare, it can happen, in which case the best option is to replace the ice maker and water valve.

Jun 13, 2010 | Whirlpool 25.3 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side...

1 Answer

Thru the door component stop working...what parts need replaced? going to take? lights come one but nothing works...water or ice.


It sounds like one of two things 1. your water filter is clogged or frozen, if you still have the bypass try that. if it works after that you just need a new filter, around $40 or 2. your waterline is frooze, try pulling out the crisper drawers anf heating the line with a hair dryer
Good luck

Jun 07, 2010 | GE Caf? 25.4 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side...

2 Answers

Water dispenser is not working.


replace the filter.
if tht dosent work replace the water valve....

Apr 10, 2010 | GE 25.0 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator...

1 Answer

Jenn Air fridge water dispensor stopped working


Hi: You press the switch and it makes a faint humming noise. That tells me the switch on the front panel is ok. The switch for the ice and water is actually on the bottom of the ref. The internal system of the ref is not under city water pressure. Ice is made so that's ok. There is a solenoid where the water attaches to the fridge down below which can fail. Just for giggles try tapping the switch with the plastic handle of a screwdriver. To loosen any scale that might have built up. As I'm unemployed also I'm giving you that trick. Otherwise I would just say replace it. I hope this helps, Jeff

Jun 09, 2009 | Jenn-Air JBR2088HES Stainless Steel Bottom...

1 Answer

Whirlpool side by side, 7 years old. not making ice


try using a hair dryer to thaw out the trough and remove the ice. please note the ice will run all the way up into the tube where it comes thru the cabinet.
this may have occured from your recent filter change as a new filter introdues alot of air into the water system and will cause these tubes to freeze up. in the future right after you replace your filter be sure to run aout 1/2 to 1 gallon of water thru water dispenser to clear air out of system. thx peyton

Jan 27, 2009 | Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...

1 Answer

ICE MAKER...NO WATER IN ICE PAN


do you have water thru the door? you may have air in the line. filter incorrectly installed / or a bad water valve
let me know

Apr 04, 2008 | GE GSS25SGSSS Stainless Steel Side by Side...

1 Answer

Ice dispenser comes on by itself.


you need to replace the dispenser selector board.

Sep 03, 2007 | Frigidaire FSC23F7D Side by Side...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Refrigerators Logo

Related Topics:

52 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Refrigerators Experts

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4636 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8147 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...