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Ice Maker Works but water dispenser does not work

I have no problem with the ice maker but the water dispenser sometimes works but most of the times does not. We have replaced the water filter so that is not the issue.
Hoping you have some suggestions.

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  • Dehydrated May 18, 2008

    My 2-year old refrigerator model JSI-26 ice maker does work but water dispenser just stopped.  I had the cellenoids checked (they were fine) and we cleared out the line from the dispenser down to the base of the door which had iced-up.  Then it worked until morning.  Help?

  • Anonymous Oct 26, 2008

    ice box works but water dispenser doenst

  • lordsever3 Oct 26, 2008

    my ice despencer is fine but my water dispencer never works

    help? please

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SOURCE: Ice Maker not Getting Water

There are two solenoid-operated water valves - one for the water dispenser and one for the icemaker. They're located near the water connection at the back of the fridge. There is no pump; the water pressure sends water to the icemaker whenever this valve is opened by the icemaker controls. Your symptoms sound like the coil is burned out on the valve. You can check it by disconnecting the wires and checking for coil continuity with an ohmeter. If the coil is open, replace the valve. Both valves might be combined into one assembly, so be sure you test both coils. Of course it's also possible that the trouble is in the icemaker itself, but a failed intake valve is more likely.

Posted on Jul 23, 2008

maklean
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SOURCE: no water to ice maker

  • The water line that's attached to the back of the refrigerator. Make sure you have good water flow. If the flow is poor, repair, clean, or replace the tubing or the shut-off valve that supplies the water.


  • The water-inlet valve. Replace it if it has failed.

  • Posted on Jul 28, 2008

    fanny
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    SOURCE: Kenmore elite (106.53606202) ice maker will not dispense ice

    When you push the ice dispensing lever, you should be able to hear the micro-switch clicking. If no click, the switch is faulty. The auger motor which is activated by the lever could also be faulty. This is the motor that causes the auger in the ice bucket to rotate one way for crushed ice and the other way for cubes. The auger could also be jammed. Try switching between crushed and cubes to unjam the auger. Empty the ice bucket and start again.

    Posted on Nov 03, 2007

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    I am having the same problem with mine.

    Posted on Jul 15, 2008

    duby1990
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    SOURCE: ICE MAKER NOT WORKING

    Check to make sure you freezer is at 0 to 5 degrees. If it is not the water valve to the ice maker will not even open.

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