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Water dispenser doesnt work nor does ice dispenser

ICE MAKER MAKES ICE BUT WILL NOT DISPENSE
wATER IS AVAILABLE TO FRIDGE

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  • t_bom Jul 21, 2010

    I suspect this is an electrical problem and i don't have a schematic nor wiring diagram for the dispenser unit.
    Any common switches or couplings that would affect these functions? Both ice & water actuator micro switches appear to be OK.

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Your referring to the ice dispensing through the door, correct?.

Make sure the dispensing shut is not clogged and the shut door opens properly.

Posted on Jul 21, 2010

  • t_bom Jul 22, 2010

    Checked that.



    Ice door works properly and actuates its micro switch. Also, water dispenser actuates its micro switch. Switches check OK. 110 V is present at the ice & water controls circuit board



    None of the indicator lights on the freezer door illuminate when their button is pressed.

    It would appear that the primary circuit board is faulty.

    I can't verify that, since I have no wiring diagrams.



    The no water and no ice dispensing problems occurred at the same time.



    Any solutions would be appreciated.

    Lacking a solution, does anyone have a source for a replacement circuit board?



    TB

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Sometime when the water dispenser stops working it is the inlet valve at the back of the fridge. If you do need a part here is a good place to get Frigidaire parts.

Or, its possible that you have any clogged tube I know few fixed by leaving the light on the dispenser on. It took about 6 hrs, but the little heat from the light bulb was enough to defrost the water line.

You could also try this homemade solution for "no water to the dispenser"... after removing the grate at foot of refrigerator was able to get water to bottom of tube. Careful with the funky little coupling, push the white ends inward to disconnect.

Turned off refergerator for awhile and used a blow dryer to warm up the dispenser area from the outside. Be careful not to damage plastic by over heating. Also tried to warm the exterior of door but not sure if that helped. Used a hand activated vacuum pump on the water exit spout. Took a long time but evidently the water just prior to the spout had frozen. Had run a small metal wire up the tube from the bottom and it went nearly to the area of the dispenser so I don't think there had been any ice except at the area around the dispenser spout.

Hope this helps.

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