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The cold water tap on our profile double door / freezer on bottom is not dispensing water. I do not know if the ice maker is working as the problem has just occured. I checked the water supply to the unit and there is water to the it. i

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Two most likely suspects are a bad water intake valve in the back of the unit (most likely) or a bad microswitch at the dispenser (less likely). The valve is actually two valves in one assembly - one for the water dispenser and one for the icemaker. You have to replace the whole unit if either side stops working. It shouldn't be too terribly expensive if you call a tech, or too complex if you're an experienced do-it-yourselfer.

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

  • Lee2fixit Jul 18, 2008

    Forgot to mention another possibility - there have been reports of the water line freezing in the door behind the dispenser. But I'd still check the valve first.

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