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We replaced our water filter and now the water

We have had our Maytag Fridge for 2 1/2 years and never had a problem with the water dispensing (it is an inside water spout - left handside). We finally replaced our water filter -didn't use it a great deal - but at least to get a glass of water daily and now the water won't come out? The ice machine is still dispensing and we have taken off the filter and reattached it just to make sure it was not the problem

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  • mistyhurt Jan 31, 2010

    We did that and it worked fine for a day or 2 but then it stopped completely. If the ice maker is still working can the water line still be frozen up?

  • mistyhurt Feb 01, 2010

    I've tried the defrosting and heating up the line with a kit - any other suggestions?

  • mistyhurt Feb 03, 2010

    Yes - we warmed up both fridge and freezer degrees and kept pressing on the water button - it finally worked. Must have had some water that frozen in the line. thanks!!!!

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If you do hear it Your water line could be frozen in the door. You can disconnect the line at the bottom before it goes into the door at the bottom hinge. Push the dispenser button and see if it comes out there. If it does, leave the door open till it thaws.

If it doesn't come out there disconnect it at the water inlet valve and see if it comes out there. The valve could be bad.

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After you installed the filter did you bleed the air out of the water line though the dispenser? If not, then hold a glass under the dispenser and push for water and give it time to fill up the water tank and the filter before it starts to come out. This may take a few minutes. If it still doesn't work, then you may have a frozen line and the easiest fix would be to defrost the refrigerator so that it can thaw out and hopefully fix the problem.

Let me know how this works out for you.


Benjamin

Posted on Jan 31, 2010

  • Benjamin Patri
    Benjamin Patri Jan 31, 2010

    Did you bleed out the air like I first asked?

    The line could possibly freeze up if you defrosted it once already. If defrosting it again, gets it working, then you may need a heating kit that keeps the line warm enough not to freeze up.


  • Benjamin Patri
    Benjamin Patri Feb 03, 2010

    Glad you got it working, just like I said, a simple problem.

    Have a good day.


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