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My new refrigerator's ice maker and water dispenser doesnt work

I purchased a brand new LG refrigerator on yesterday. When I got home, i removed the piping from my old refrigerator, and installed it on the new one. To check to see if it was working i opened the water line to check for flow (the refrigerator was not plugged in.) The pipes fluttered so i assumed it was on. I plugged in the refrigerator and then i checked the dispenser. It didnt work. After about 1 hour of troubleshooting, I opened the refrigerator and pressed the button and water came from where my water filter should be (none actually reaches the dispenser.) I contacted LG and they said that water shouldnt come from there, even if there is no filter. While I was troubleshooting, i checked the water feed tubing under the door, and discovered that no water was flowing through. I decided to just give it a rest, and see if the ice maker would work today (the manual said to allow 12 hours for icemaking), but it didnt. I dont think its the electrical system, because the light works, and buttons light up. And i do hear noises when i try the water and ice dispensers.

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    i have this same problem did you ever find the fix for the problem?

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Its probably way too late, but ours was delivered / came with the water pipe being crushed at the front right at the bottom of the fridge/freezer. So I would check the full length of this small diameter pipe.

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Since this is a brand new unit, I wouldn't waste the time or money troubleshooting it yourself; contact the place you purchased it from and exchange it.

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