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Ice maker is working, Water dispenser is not.

I have recently bought a LG LFD22860ST Fridge second hand. I have hooked up the water line, which runs into the fridge into a filter, it comes back out and enters main water switch and the ice maker is working but the water dispenser, which is in the door (ice maker is inside freezer), is not working. I have checked the water lines at the reservoir and they are dry. Is this an electrical problem or do I need a new main water switch.

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Below is a service manual for this model! Hope it helps!
LG LRFD22850ST Service Manual

Posted on Jul 14, 2017

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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When the filter freezes up, the outside casing may have cracked and will leak water when you dispense water through the door.  You will need to have the filter replaced and that should take care of the problem.  But the filter should never have frozen in the 1st place.  You will need to call a qualified LG technician to see what's going on inside the refrigerator.

Posted on May 11, 2008

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SOURCE: water wont flow into LG LX259602b ice maker

You may have a bad water valve.  The valve has 2 sections, one for the water dispenser and the other for the ice maker.  Check those connections in the back of the refrigerator.  If everything is ok, replace the water valve.

Posted on Jun 08, 2008

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

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.

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Ice maker stopped after electric shutoff

You may have a problem with the computer control board in the ice maker.  Try this.  Turn off the icemaker for about 2 minutes.  
Turn on the ice maker and press the clear button.  Press and hold this button for 12 seconds to get it to force extract.  This will confirm that the motors will work and push the ice cubes out.  Afterwards, let it run by itself.  If it still doesn't make ice, you will need to replace the icemaker.

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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the answer to the problem from a LG training class is... if the bottom left side of the refer is freezing food the liner has split no fix at this time. some people have beEn able to turn off the ice maker and the food will stop freezing. the ice maker has a fan in the freezer that blows all the cold air up the ice making Cobby.

DO THIS ONLY IF OUTA WARNTEE
for most of you with bad ice makers you could drill a hole in the very bottom of the ice maker towards the front right under the little metal arm in the wight plastic AND DONT DRILL DEEP just enough to put a hole in the outer case then hit it with a blow-dryer for a little bit to remove ice that's blocking the gear on that arm this works 5 outs 10 times

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

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