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Why won't the water filter turn so i can change it on my whirlpool refrigerater

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If its mounted under the freezer door it might be easier to remove the toe plate grill

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I just changed the water filter on my whirlpool refridgerator and got the message off the door. Now neither the ice maker or water dispenser will work.


Possibly the filter is not in all the way or maybe it has a clear sticker/seal over the middle hole. Most filters need pushed in slightly while turning about a 1/4 to 1/2 turn. If it worked before the filter change it has to be in that area.

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Whirlpool side by side fridge won't dispense water.


Most likely the problem is related to a defective water control valve on the dispenser side of the valve. If your model is the ED2FHEXN it will use the=> W10408179 Water Inlet Valve
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You should always turn the water supply off before removing the filter cartridge just to insure less water clean up should a water valve be stuck open. At this point I still believe that the water control valve is at fault for not allowing water flow to the dispenser. Here is a parts manual=> ED2FHEXN Parts Manual and here is a link to your ED2FHEXN User Manual You may get some water flow spraying should there be a valve stuck open but that is not the cause of you not getting water to the dispenser. Your ice maker is still working right? I will be here should you have questions or comments, Thanks Sea Breeze

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My refrigerater is still iceing up ,in the freezer part,causeing the refrigerater too be warm ,and i have already changed the heater and the thermostat.


if you have a full freezer and a not so full fridge a brand new one will do that but check your door seals as well

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My whirlpool refrigerater is not cooling properly, the freezer is working but the fan in back turns freely by hand but I haven't seen it actually start by itself


replace fan motor. same thing happened to me but I can't see other end of fan wires.I will have to cut and solder wires for new fan...I have question on how to get that darn relay box off compressor to see where condenser fan wires go!!!

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No water is coming out of the water depenseron the refrigerater


does your ice maker work OK ? if yes , do you have a inline water filter in the upper right hand section of your refrigerator at the rear ? if yes , replace the filter and follow the directions on the new filter to properly prime the water dispenser line. if the unit will not prime with the new filter installed, you'll probably have to replace the water dispenser control valve located at the bottom rear of the refrigerator where the main supply water line goes into the refrigerator.

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Push button? It should be a turn to the left to remove if it is a whirpool located at the bottom. These are twist out not push to release. The only push to releases are made by electrolux.

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Ice tastes funny all of a sudden.


you need to throw out the ice. ice gets stale after a couple of weeks , so toss the old ice. also is there something like garlic or another food that has a strong oder uncovered in your refrigerator section? air flow covers all of the unit, both refrigerator and freezer sections. if your refrigerator is not smelly , put an open box of arm hammer baking soda on a shelf in both sections of the refrigerater. if water and ice still taste funny shut off water supply and check the filter at the rear in the lower part of the unit. take off connecter and visibly check the strainer in the water valve,clean it out by removing it and rinsing it under the sink faucet. make sure that water from other faucets taste ok . the only thing left is to flush out the water tank by filling up glasses of water until the water gets room temperature . that's about all you can do short of replacing the water line leading to the refrigerator, although i have never had to do that before. good luck

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