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GE side by side refrigerator will not dispense water at the door

It will dispense ice, but no water. Any ideas of where to start? Thanks for the help!

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    my side by side will dispense water but no ice

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Disconnect water line behind toe plate. tube from underneath unit, place in glss,text by pressing water padle on door(door must be closed). If nothing you will need to check water valve. If you do get water Line is frozen in door.

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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SOURCE: in door ice dispenser does not work but the water dispenser does.

check to make sure there is water or ice in your ice maker tray. If none then problem is usually a water supply issue to the ice maker. Behind the frig are the water supply inlet valves. One is for the water dispenser in the door. THe other is for the ice maker. However when one goes bad they both are replaced as one unit. Also Check position of fingers in ice maker. If not in a vertical position then try to reset the ice maker unit and worse comes to worse, replace it with a new one.

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

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SOURCE: the water in the in-door dispenser is coming out hot

If this freezer is like most, the water going to the dispenser is looped around many times in the refrigerator section near the back. Make sure that this is still true. It must have a lot of water cable in the refrigerator section so that the water has time to cool down before it goes out the dispensor. If for some reason the water tube is touching either the compressor motor or another hot part of the external refrigerator it could cause it to be to hot to cool down in time during its travel through the refrigerator as well as it will start to warm up the refrigerator section as well.

Also, I am sure you have tested, but make sure that you are plugged into the cold water supply and not the hot water supply. Check the water at the connector and see what the temp is at that point before it enters the refrigerator.

My guess is that the coil of water tubing that is usually in the back of the refrigerator section has been either lessend in length or the water entering the refrigerator is too hot to be cooled down in time before it reaches the dispenser.

hth

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

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SOURCE: ice and water not dispensing

check the water solenoid in the back of the unit where the water line hooks up. sounds like the solenoid is not powering to admit water to the ice maker or dispenser.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: No water from door dispenser

This is most times caused by a defective dual water control valve on the back near floor of the refrigerator. Unplug the two wire connections and check both coils with an ohm meter. The both should read the same amount of resistance. Or set your meter on voltage and place the probes in each side of the plug and have someone press the dispense button. You should show the household voltage at the end of that plug. Sea Breeze

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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SOURCE: water does not fill ice tray GE refridgerator

Hi Alice. If I was nearby I would stop by and take a look for you but since we are cyber only I will assist you and yes, you can fix this yourself!

If your ice maker has stopped producing ice completely, check these, in this order:


  • It may be turned off. Look for the wire along the right side of the ice maker that looks a bit like a coat hanger. If the wire is in the raised position, the ice maker is turned off. If so, try one of these:

    • If your ice maker has a small red plastic lever, lower it to lower the wire.

    • If there's no plastic lever, simply lower the wire.

    In either case, the ice maker should begin producing ice again. Also make sure that the temperature is 8 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. If the freezer is too warm, the ice maker won't cycle properly.

  • The ice maker fill tube may be blocked with ice. If so, melt the blockage using a hair dryer-but be careful to not melt any plastic parts! Also replace the water shut-off valve or water-inlet valve, or both, if necessary.

  • The ice maker head assembly may have broken parts. Look to see if the gears are broken. Check to see if the small plastic arms that rest against the ice rake are broken. If the ice maker head assembly is modular and you've found broken parts, you can just replace it.

Posted on Aug 15, 2009

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