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Red lock light is on below ice and water dispenser. How do I turn it off so I can get ice and water?

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Does this model have a light button? (I know the 685 and the 695 do.) If it does, press and hold the Light button until all the LEDs light up once. This takes about 5 seconds. (Repeating the process will reenable the lock.)

I hope this helps.

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Posted on Oct 13, 2010

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Because the lights turn off I believe the dispenser board is defective. Sometimes the door switch is the problem as it turns off the dispenser control when open. You may check for a loose connection plugging to the board and at the top under the plastic door hinge cover. The board part number is WR55X10415 I will send you a link to the manual. It says that the PSS26MRSS is not included but your refrigerator still falls in the same category. And a photo and link to the board just enter model or part number and click FIND IT. Or just click on the photo of the board on that page. If you have problems or questions feel free to let me know, Thanks Sea Breeze appliancepartsse@yahoo.com

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I have a Matag MSD2458GE refrigerator. Water dispenser on the door works but, the ice maker doesn't work at all. Seems no water reaching it. Needs new filter, but no ice before replace filter light.


According to your user's manual, "If water flow to the ice maker or dispenser decidedly decreases or if an objectionable taste or
odor returns,change the filter sooner than
recommended."
"Leave the refrigerator door open while removing and installing filters or plugs; this will prevent water
from flowing through the system and running into
the fresh food compartment.
• A newly installed water filter cartridge may cause
water to temporarily spurt from the dispenser"
Automatic ice maker not operating
the stop arm in OFF (up) position
•the water supply turned off
•the water pressure too low
•the freezer too warm
Ice dispenser not operating
ice jam in the dispenser
•ice maker not operating
• lock switch on (see page 11)
Water dispenser not operating
water supply turned off
• water pressure too low
• lock switch on (see pg. 11
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How to change the light bulb in the outside ice/water dispenser



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The light on the outside door (where the ice/water dispenser is) won't turn off. It is dimmer than when you hit the 'light' button, but it stays on constantly when the door is shut. The 'light' button works and turns the bulb brighter, but when you turn it off, it just dims and doesn't go out. The light shuts off when the door is open and turns back on when its closed. Model Number MSD2456GEB
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Re: The light on the outside door (where the ice/water...

Hi
Reprogramming your refrigerator to only light up when the dispenser is in use saves energy and keepsyour house darker at night. The light is controlled using the buttons above the water dispenser mechanism.Press and hold the "Lock" or "Lock Controls" button for three seconds to activate the controls if they currently are locked.Tap the "Light" button to switch off the light.Press and hold the "Lock" button for another three seconds to lock the controls from further changes. The light now only comes on when the dispenser is active.
If the above procedure won't work then this will be the cause of a faulty switch. This light switch is an integrated part of the dispenser control circuit board. This will require you, or your service tech to replace the entire dispenser/ice maker control board. It will be located just behind the dispenser fascia, mounted on a bracket. the actual light switch circuit is mounted on this board.
Try this procedure:-
Shutdown the unit for five minutes. Simply unplug the unit for this length of time. This will reset the board, and possibly, fix this fault if it is not to severe. If the shutdown dose not correct the switch action, simply replace the dispenser/switch control circuit board.
Please get back to us if you have further query or else please accept the solution.
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The water stopped coming out of the water dispenser and the ice maker will not make and drop ice. The line from the house to the fridge is not clogged, the lines to the icemaker do not appear clogged.


Sounds like someone accidentally locked you out. If you see a RED light lit above the touch pad.

To Lock Out Press the LOCK Touch Pad for 3-5 seconds. A Red light will appear above

the Touch Pad.

To Unlock



Press the LOCK Touch Pad for 3-5 seconds until the Red light above the

Touch Pad goes out.

Other possibilities:

Household water line valve is not open. -open valve

Freezer door is not closed-Close door tight


Ice & water filter cartridge is clogged-replace filter
Front filter not fully installed, if equipped-Push filter until you hear a CLICK. filter should be FLUSH with cabinet
Here is a link to the user manual.

http://manuals.frigidaire.com/prodinfo_pdf/Anderson/241572801en.pdf


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Trying to reset filer light after changing filter-locked up


Here is a link to the manual for your unit. Copy paste into your browser.

http://shop.amana.com/assets/pdfs/literature/12591321.PDF

Page 20 shows how to unlock the dispenser and reset the filter light and I have pasted them here.

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DISPENSER LOCK
(SELECT MODELS)
This feature prevents ice or water from
being dispensed.
To lock dispenser:
➢ Press and hold DISPENSER LOCK
button for 3 seconds. A green
indicator light above button confirms
dispenser is locked.
To unlock dispenser:
➢ Hold DISPENSER LOCK button for 3
seconds. Green indicator light above
button will go out.


Filter reset

The filter status indicator light
serves as a reminder to replace the
water filter. A green light indicates that
the filter is in good condition. A red light
indicates the filter should be changed.
Once light turns red, it will remain red
until function is reset.
To reset indicator:
➢ Press and hold both DISPENSER
LOCK and WATER buttons
simultaneously for 4 seconds. The
green filter status indicator light will
flash 3 times when the function has
successfully reset.

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Water dispenser works, ice maker makes ice but doe not dispense


Remove the ice bucket/container from inside the freezer compartment. Examine underneath at the front of the container to see if ice cubes are lodged between the metal blades. If cubes are caught in this area, they will prevent ice from dropping into the glass/cup.

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Ice maker does not make ice. water will dispense thru door and I replace the water filter every six months.


I had the same problem. There is air in the line therefore you need to dispense about 3 gallons of water from the dispenser and that should slove the problem. Also, take a clean soft cloth or paper iowel and wipe the ice make sensor (if you have one) and the reciever. There is one on each side of slightly below the ice maker. Should be a flashing or steady red light ....follow the flashing red light to the other side.

Oct 18, 2009 | Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...

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NO ICE


Check this first,
Your dispenser can be turned off for easy cleaning or to prevent
unintentional dispensing by small children and pets.
NOTE: The lock feature does not shut off power to the product, to
the ice maker, or to the dispenser light. It simply deactivates the
ice and water dispensers. To turn off the ice maker, see “Ice
Maker & Storage Bin.”
 Press and hold LOCKOUT for 3 seconds to lock the
dispenser.
 Press and hold LOCKOUT a second time to unlock the dispenser.
Let me know if this helped, Sea Breeze

Mar 22, 2009 | Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...

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Ice and water won't come out dispenser


here is link to your owners manual subzero.com
and here are instructions for using the lock feature..

LOCK For Models 685 and 695, the lock feature is used to prevent unintended ice and water dispensing. When the dispenser is locked, all key pads on the glasswell are deactivated to allow cleaning or to prevent small children from using the dispenser. To activate the lock feature, hold down the LIGHT key pad on the glasswell until the key pad lights flash once and the red LOCK icon is illuminated (approximately five seconds). The lights will remain in the state they were in before the lock feature was activated. To deactivate the lock feature, hold down the LIGHT key pad until the key pad lights flash once and the red LOCK icon is no longer illuminated (approximately five seconds). The lights will remain in the state they were in before the lock feature was deactivated.
Thanks Peyton

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I have a Whirlpool(Model: GS6NBEXRL01) Side-by-Side has a sensor on the right side of the freezer and a flap on the left. The light is red and the icemaker is making ice, but will not dispense through the...


The Dispenser Lock (on some models)
Your dispenser can be turned off for easy cleaning or to prevent
unintentional dispensing by small children and pets.
NOTE: The lock feature does not shut off power to the product, to
the ice maker, or to the dispenser light. It simply deactivates the
ice and water dispensers. To turn off the ice maker, see "Ice
Maker & Storage Bin."
• Press and hold LOCKOUT for 3 seconds to lock the
dispenser.
• Press and hold LOCKOUT a second time to unlock the
dispenser.
Let me know if this is your problem, Can get the manual for you if you like, Sea Breeze

Feb 04, 2009 | Refrigerators

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Ice maker not getting water after changing filter


Check the following:
 Is the freezer door closed completely?
 Is the ice storage bin installed correctly?
 Is there ice in the storage bin?
 Has the ice frozen in the storage bin?
 Is ice stuck in the delivery chute?
 Has the wrong ice been added to the storage bin? Use only
cubes produced by the current ice maker.
 Has the ice melted around the auger (metal spiral) in the
ice bucket?
Dump the ice cubes and clean the ice storage
bin.
 Is the ice dispenser stalling while dispensing “crushed”
ice?
Change the ice button from “crushed” to “cubed.” If
cubed ice dispenses correctly, depress the button for
“crushed” ice and begin dispensing again.
 Has the dispenser arm been held in too long? Ice will stop
dispensing when the arm is held in too long. Wait 3 minutes
for dispenser motor to reset before using again.

The ON/OFF switch is located on the top right side of the freezer
compartment.
To turn the ice maker on, slide the control to the ON (left) position.
To manually turn the ice maker off, slide the control to the OFF
(right) position.
NOTE: Your ice maker has an automatic shutoff. The ice maker
sensors will automatically stop ice production, but the control will
remain in the ON (left) position

REMEMBER:
 Allow 24 hours to produce the first batch of ice. Discard the
first three batches of ice produced.
 The quality of your ice will be only as good as the quality of the
water supplied to your ice maker. Avoid connecting the ice
maker to a softened water supply. Water softener chemicals
(such as salt) can damage parts of the ice maker and lead to
poor quality ice. If a softened water supply cannot be avoided,
make sure the water softener is operating properly and is well
maintained

The Dispenser Lock (on some models)
Your dispenser can be turned off for easy cleaning or to prevent
unintentional dispensing by small children and pets.
NOTE: The lock feature does not shut off power to the product, to
the ice maker, or to the dispenser light. It simply deactivates the
dispenser levers. The ice and water dispensers will not work.
Style 1: Press the LOCK BUTTON to lock the dispenser. Press the
UNLOCK button to unlock the dispenser.
Style 2: Press and hold the LOCK OUT button to lock the
dispenser. Press and hold the LOCK OUT button a second time to
unlock the dispenser.

http://www.ajmadison.com/ajmadison/itemdocs/2261717.pdf

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