Question about GE (PSS26MSRSS) Side by Side Refrigerator
Ice maker works fine. I replaced the filter, but no water comes out through the door dispenser.
Very odd solution on the GE model #GSH25JSRF SS neither the ice, crushed ice, or water would work. I primed the ice maker, and left it overnight, that worked and then, I removed the lightbulb. It all worked! Now, to the rest of the house!
Posted on Nov 05, 2011
Another posssibilty is that the water line has frozen in the door or the reservoir has frozen inside the refrig compartment (this is real likely if youve had any vegetable freeze in the refig recently) i beleive i would try unplugging the refrig and leaving the doors open for about 30 mins to allow theses areas to warm up and then try the disp again. good luck.. peyton
Posted on Jan 22, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
More than likely, your water line is freezing up in the door. You can remove all of the ice cubes and lower the freezer temp to about 3. Leave the freezer door open for about 5 minutes or so and if this does not work, leave the door open a little longer. Also, disconnect the water line at the base of the freezer door, near the floor, and press the dispenser lever. If you have water there, you most likely have a frozen line in the door. Changing the water filter often will help but it is not the answer and is can get quite expensive. By the way, Make sure to hold the dispenser lever forward for at least a couple of minutes each time you test for water flow. If you do not get water at the connector at the base of the door after you have disconnected the line, you have a problem with the valve in the back of the refrigerator.
Posted on Nov 17, 2008
The water line freezes inside the freezer door. There is now an add-on water line heater you can install to thaw the line.
Posted on May 22, 2009
The refrigerator has a dual water valve. The water dispenser side of the valve may be defective, but, my experience has shown the problem to be in the water reservoir, located in the bottom of the fresh food section, which, might be frozen or the water line through the freezer door is frozen. Scenario #1: Remove the kick panel, disconnect the water line from the fitting. Have someone depress the water actuator, while, holding a cup to collect any water which may come through the line. If water comes through the tube. The problem is a frozen water line in the door. My best advice for this problem is to remove any frozen goods from the door. Take a piece of cardboard and seal the freezer section of the refrigerator with any kind of tape. Make sure you tape the door switch in the closed position, so, the refrigerator will continue it's normal operation. The frozen goods will remain frozen and the fresh food section will be okay. Leave the freezer door open. You might want to put a towel under the door. The water line will thaw. It might take 15 minutes. It might take 3 hours. Periodically check the water dispenser operation. When the water flows remove the cardboard. Scenario # 2:if, after disconnecting the water line and depressing the water actuator there is not water. The reservoir is frozen. Use a hair dryer to that the reservoir. You will have to remove at least a couple of crisper drawers to perform this action. The cause of a reservoir freeze is too little stuff in the drawers or too low a temp in the crisper drawer area.
Posted on Jun 18, 2009
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