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GE Refrigerator GSS25IFPA WW makes ice but will not dispense cold water.

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  • gclelvis Feb 03, 2010

    Cannot hear a solenoid start-up.

    Where do I look for the solenoid power connection? In the door or in the back of the freezer compartment.?


  • gclelvis Feb 03, 2010

    Could not hear the solenoid power on.

    Where do I find the power connection to the solenoid? In the door or in the rear of the freezer compartment?


  • gclelvis Feb 03, 2010

    I commented on a proposed solution an hour ago and have not received a second reply to my problem.

    Here is the problem again:

    GE refrigerator Model GSS25IFPA WW will not dispense cold water although it will dispense ice thru the door.

    I do not hear the solenoid come on when I press the cold water switch. I was told then to see if the solenoid was getting power.

    Do not know where to look for the solenoid. Is it located in the door? In the freezer?

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disconnect the line to the water dispenser at the water inlet valve on the back where the water supply comes in and try the dispenser. if you hear the valve work but water doesn't come out, the valve is bad. If you don't hear the valve, the dispenser switch is bad

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Can you hear the water solenoid valve actuate and hum when the switch is depressed for water,if not the solenoid either isn't getting power to it to actuate or its defective,or you could have a blockage in the line(not very likely though)

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