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I have a Whirlpool MFI2266AES and few days ago the ice/water dispenser stopped working. At the same time the freezer temprature started to rise and the temp alarm started beeping. The freezer fan was not running but started running again once I unplugged and replugged the fridge and the temp started to go back to normal. However, the water/ice dispenser still did not work. This has happened twice in the past few days and I can't help to think the two are related. Any suggestions?

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Hi, it sounds like your having problems with the thermostat ,they don't last for ever. I had the same problem with a fridge freezer and i got the temp thermostat replaced. You have a modern unit and you may have two but i think you have to look at the ice cube maker side first. Check that the water supply is getting to it.Have a look at your manual or you can type in the make and model and look up online .

Posted on Mar 06, 2014

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SOURCE: ice dispenser not working, temperature display off then on

The auger motor gear boxes may also freeze they are exposed to extreme cold temps in the past i have removed the auger motor and derosted it with a heat gun not guaranteed but worth a shot

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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SOURCE: freezer works, fridge doesn't cool

Probably excessive ice in the condensor. Likely defrost thermostat or defrost heater problem.

What happens is excessive ice keeps airflow from the refrigerator part of the unit.

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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SOURCE: freezer works, but fridge doesn't

try checking the fan in the freezer at the top which pushes the coldness over to the freezer

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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SOURCE: water dispenser not working no water. ice stopped

If both stopped at the same time. Check the water control valve in the back of the refrigerator. Make sure the wires are connected and have not become loosen.

Posted on Jan 31, 2010

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SOURCE: freezer won't stay consistently cold

replace temp sensors in fridge and freezer (easier to do together) should work fine...

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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