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No water getting to water filter or ice maker

We just bought our house, the refridgerator is an older Frigidaire, "Pure Source," it does not have the manual with it and I don't know the model #. the problem I'm having is there is no water getting to the filter or ice maker. I pulled the main inlet hose off and water sprayed everywhere! (plenty of pressure). I have not gone any further than that because I don't know how the system is set up, if there is a solenoid valve or something like that, there are hoses running all around the fridge, so I didn't know where to begin. Is there a manual available or maybe a simple solution?

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The refrigerator has a duel water valve, one for the ice-maker and one for the water dispenser (if equipped). the valve that the ice-maker relies on may be bad, or it could be the ice-maker itself. 
another thing that could cause it would be the temperatures in the freezer. the ice-maker will not call for water until it reaches under 15 degrees. also check the water tube behind the ice-maker to make sure it is not frozen, blocking more water from entering. the water does not go to the ice-maker or thru the filter unless the ice-maker turns on the water valve.


Posted on Jun 28, 2008

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    Mike Durland Jul 19, 2008



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