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Water flow to ice maker and water dispenser has stopped. we replaced the water filter still no flow. checked water pressure and flow on line to the rear of frig and it was strong. loosed the water filter to see if water was getting there with filter off no flow but there was a build up of air pressure when the filter was backed off. What next?

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Hi.... you have a bad water valve

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Ice maker stopped dispensing


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