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Thanks prince p for the help i ordered the part for my stove i also have problem with my whirlpool side by side fridge model #ED2FHGXKQ00 SERIAL # SM1841062
the ice maker deos not get water so there is no ice, i checked the water supply there is water coming to the fridge i can get water from the water compartment but the pipe which attached in the back of the fridge which supply water to the ice maker there is no water in that pipe. what do u think could be wrong. thanks for ur help.
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Before attempting any testing or repairs. unplug your fridge.safety first.! avoiding an electrical shock hazard.
It might likely be your water inlet valve that is bad , corroded or clogged.
The water inlet valve is located behind your refrigerator. Find the water supply line coming into the valve and turn it off at the source (typically under the sink).
Disconnect the supply line. Remove the screws that secure the inlet valve in place.
The water inlet valve is connected by two wires. Label the wire placement on the water inlet valve before disconnecting the wires.
The wires are connected to the terminals with slip on connectors. Firmly pull the connectors off of the terminals (do not pull on the wire). You may need to use a pair of needle-nose pliers to remove the connectors.
Inspect the connectors and the terminals for corrosion. If the connectors are corroded they should be replaced.
Inspect the filter screen where the supply line connects. Remove any debris or deposits that may have built up using a toothbrush or warm running water. If you cannot clear the clog, it will be necessary to replace the valve (the filter is not removable on most inlet valves).
Test the water inlet valve for continuity using a multimeter. Set the multimeter to the ohms setting X100 (if available, otherwise use the nearest ohm setting).
Place a probe on each terminal.
The multimeter should display a reading of 200 to 500 ohms. Close inspection of the inlet valve and especially the coil may reveal the exact ohm resistance rating to test for. If the water inlet valve does not pass this test, it should be replaced.
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Posted on Aug 03, 2008
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