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Ice maker and water dispenser

When you push the tab to get water, no water comes out, until you push it a couple of times, and then hold it down. After 20 seconds or so, water comes out. The water makes bubbles in the glass like there is soap left over from washing the glass. It disapates.

Also the ice maker does not dump out the ice automatically. ONce or twice got it to dump by playing with the wire handle.

any thoughts on this?

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Defective solenoid on dispenser line or bad/leaky tubing at exit of solenoid are the likely culprits for your water problem. The lever "Must" move freely to "monitor" the level of the ice in the bin. If stuck or hanging up, the unit goes into "standby mode"......accordianman

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