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GS5SHAXNBOO Whirlpool gold side by side refrigerator, water dispenses OK but no ice also no ice in freezer section. fridge seems to work OK. I am an HVAC Contractor and know electrical/mechanical troubleshooting.

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I had the same problem and it appear the cable set between the freezer door and refrigerator body has some wires broken. The cable is in the bottom right hinge. You can try moving the cable with fingers at the same time you're pushing the water lever.

While this is not going to be a permanent fix, at least it confirm where the problem is.

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WHAT IS THE PROBLEM WITH YOUR FRIDGE

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Posted on Sep 20, 2008

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sounds like the switch tabs are broken off of the switch bracket behind the dispenser front cover. you should hear a distinct click when you oush in on either lever for ice or water if not then that bracket is broken.  if you'll look on the very bottom of disp cover you will see 2 slots insert a small flat blade screw driver and pry the cover off then you'll see a white bracket with switches and wiring on it look at the black switches and most likely the little plastic posts that hold them on are broken. the bracket is inexpensive and very easy to repalace. if you have any urhter questions just ask thanks peyton...

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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Could be the light switch on the inner wall that the door closes against

Posted on Mar 27, 2009

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If it's flooding, it's NOT the drain pan. It's probably the water valve has gotten stuck in the open position. Hope this helps!

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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