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Water Dispenser Quit - MFD2560

This fellow catriv deserves a Guru rating. My better half had reset the temp control for the refridgerator compartment to colder. After a week or so the water dispenser apparantly froze up. I took out the crisper drawers and put some heat to the reservoir with a hair dryer as suggested. Everything is working okay now. THANKS !!!!! from League City, Texas

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