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I Can Stop The Water From Running From The Dispenser!

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: WATER RUNS OUT OF THE WATER DISPENSER ON THE DOOR OF THE SIDE BY SIDE

THe problem may be in the water valve for the water despenser,

you could try disconnecting the 2 wires on top of the water despenser side of the valve and see if that will stop it. IF not the valve may need replaceing, may be leaking thu water vavle when closed

Posted on Oct 18, 2007

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SOURCE: water stopped running in the dispenser

I had a simular problem! I tried multiple things to make it work!

- bought new filter
- open back of the fridge... (dual outlet water valve)

Finally, I went to a different forum and found a unique idea.

First at the very bottom of the fridge theres a cover remove the cover and you should see the water hose running to the door from the back. In the middle of the hose there a coupler where the hose was spliced by the manufactuer. Now this valve once you separate it will not work correctly, unless you buy a new coupler (4$)... I'm el cheapo, I bought teflon tape for 50 cents (from previous project)... Wrapped around about half dozen times and made sure it wasnt leaking...

Secondly, when you disconnect the coupler no water should shoot out, until you press the water dispenser arm. If water shoots out of the hose on the bottom then you problem is really, really, really easy. You have simplely ice/ or another item blocking water hose to the actual dispenser.

I turned off the frezzer left the door open for an hour or so. I also used my wife's blow dryer on hot, and put it where the ice comes out of the ice maker. I would press the arm peridocially to see if the ice blockage melted yet. REMEMBER: door must be closed for pressure to push on the ice blockage. Thinking back, I might have been finished sooner... I was thinking the water dispenser would work with the door open.

If this doesnt work, then you have other problems... Bad water dispenser selonoid (you can hear this little motor turning even without water), dual water outlet valve maybe broken... Going outside my knowldege level at this point.... But i guess you computer board maybe going bad. Not sure if this computer has anything to do with water dispensing....

Hope this helps! My wife left me alone for about a day or two while she enjoyed the water dispenser...And she broke the vaccum.

Posted on Mar 17, 2009

Anonymous

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Posted on Apr 01, 2009

egonzalez912

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SOURCE: water dispencer does not stop when lever is

your control panel is sticking. it will get that way if you get your ice after you fill your drink. the way to fix this is to take it apart and clean it. the front panel comes off and there are 4 screws and then the whole unit can be removed.

Posted on Oct 21, 2009

Mark Egan

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SOURCE: I just hooked up the water supply line for the ice

Is this a new or used refrigerator?

There appears to be a double water valve located on the bottom of the fridge. One of them is either clogged open, or there is something on the door lever which is keeping the water switch constantly enabled.

Posted on Dec 16, 2009

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THe problem may be in the water valve for the water despenser,

you could try disconnecting the 2 wires on top of the water despenser side of the valve and see if that will stop it. IF not the valve may need replaceing, may be leaking thu water vavle when closed

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