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Not Dispensing Water - Refrigerator

Possible Solutions

Is the water line connected to a water supply and turned on? 

Make sure the water supply is properly connected to a cold water supply and the water shutoff valve is fully opened. 

Check to make sure there are no kinks in the water supply line. A kink in the line can reduce water flow. Straighten the water source line to restore adequate water flow and pressure. To help reduce the chances of a pinched water line, do not push the refrigerator too far back against the wall or cabinet.

Do you have the correct water pressure?

Hollow or thin ice cubes along with slow or no water dispensing are likely due to low water pressure.  

Connecting a refrigerator to a reverse-osmosis system could also lower the water pressure to the refrigerator, which will result in thin ice cubes, low ice production or decreased amount of water being dispensed. 

CLICK HERE for more information on using a reverse-osmosis system.

CLICK HERE for more information on getting the correct water pressure. 

Is there a kink in the water supply line?

A kink in the water source line can reduce water flow. Straighten the water source line to restore adequate water flow and pressure. To help reduce the chances of a pinched water line, do not push the refrigerator too far back against the wall or cabinet.

Does your water filter need to be replaced?

It is recommended that the water filter be replaced every 6 months when the indicator light comes on,  or as needed.  A clogged water filter can cause several issues including reducing the amount of water being dispensed.    Replacing your water filter regularly will also help reduce the number of containments in the water supply.  

Was the water system flushed after filter installation or replacement?

Flushing the system is needed every time the filter is changed or once the refrigerator is installed to the water supply line for the first time.  The air in the water system may cause dripping at the dispenser that is considered a leak or for the water to dispense slowly. 

CLICK HERE for more information on how to flush the water system. 

CLICK HERE to watch a video on how to flush the water system. 

Is the water filter installed correctly?

If the water filter is incorrectly installed it can reduce the water flow to the water dispenser, which could cause the water dispenser from functioning properly.

CLICK HERE for additional information on how to install your water filter. 

Is the Control Lock activated?

The water dispenser can be turned off for easy cleaning or to avoid unintentional dispensing by small children and pets. It simply deactivates the dispenser controls and pad.

CLICK HERE for more information on how to use the control lock function

Is the dispenser paddle or pad fully engaged? 

If the dispenser paddle or pad is not fully engaged, the dispenser will not dispense ice and/or water.  Check to make sure the glass is engaging the paddle or switch by firmly press the pad or paddle. 

How to Dispense Water or Ice

  1. Select water or ice on the display (Depending on Model). 
  2. Firmly press a sturdy glass against the dispenser paddle.
  3. Remove the glass to stop dispensing.

NOTE:  Please see your Use and Care Guided for specific information on dispensing water and/or ice for your model. 

Is your filter marked with our brand or EveryDropTM

Filters with our brand or EveryDropTM are Certified Genuine Parts. Please note that the use of a Certified Genuine filter is recommended for maximum refrigerator performance.

To purchase water filters, visit EveryDropWater.com. Their filter selection tool will help you identify the right filter for your refrigerator or icemaker.

 

 

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