For the refrigerator water dispenser to work appropriately, the water inlet valve needs a water pressure of 20 to 120 PSI (per square inch).
The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. I used the hair Dryer and a pipe cleaner and my family has water now! I then replaced the water filter housing (that the filter screws into, has the two water lines - 1 goes into the water source from the wall, the other into the water valve). So interesting…. Will try the hair dryer . water dispenser broke on one side need to replace can u tell me how, the water dispenser broke on one side can u tell me how to replace. FOUR MIN WITH BLOW DRYER. So glad I googled and found these responses right away! Read a lot of these posts….figured it cost nothing to try hair dryer…tried it up dispenser and inside door…few minutes…didnt seem to work…went back few minutes later and pushed button to try for the heck of it and water came flying out…didnt need weed whacker cord….AWESOME!!!! )), +((!++(!!)+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!+)+(!++(!!)+!!+!!+!!)+(!++(!!)+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!)+(!++(!!)+!!+!!+!!)+(!++(!!)+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!)+(!++(!!)+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!)+(!++(!!)+!!+!!+!!)+(!+-(!!))+(!++(!!)+!!))/+((!++(!!)+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!+)+(!++(!!)+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!)+(!++(!!)+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!)+(!++(!!)+!!+!!+!!+!!)+(+!!)+(!++(!!)+!!)+(!++(!!)+!!+!!+!!+!!)+(!++(!!)+!!+!!)+(!++(!!)+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!+!!+!! I mean, what you say is important and everything. Yup – 5 minutes with the hairdryer and flowing again. The ice maker was still making ice so I knew it was still receiving water. the water line on my ge freezer door keeps freezing. My GE refrigerator with the water dispenser in the door has started to make a grinding sound. At one of our rental properties, we have a GE GSH25JFXN WW Refrigerator. Thank you for the great advice! Same thing here Terry. This sub is geared toward homeowners seeking advice on their own appliances. Applying heat from a hair dryer from both the bottom and top and trying to push the nylon line up eventually broke up the blockage and the water… Read more ». My water stopped working for a day….starting googling, fixed it! Nice! I tried to heat the interior of the door with no success, so I did more research and found this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwJ_EatXJ9g Following the directions to remove the kick plate and check the supply from the bottom was helpful. // Manipulate variables The top 7 reasons why your refrigerator dispenser stopped working are as follows: Must read: Best Android 7 Nougat Smartphone Released At MWC 2017. If you haven't, please do so ASAP. The tip worked great! Then I used the weed eater line.
So there you have it, your problem is likely a frozen water line. You see, the water line comes in from the wall to under the refrigerator and splits. If I use the water dispenser for water or ice (which it does not dispense), it immediately stops and goes back to clicking after a few minutes. Guess I will have to buy a replacement for that also! So happy… Read more ». Just use a blow dryer on high heat for about 4 minutes, applying heat to the inside of the freezer door, directly behind the dispenser. Model number - 75023102. I eventually determined that the water line inside the door was frozen. You can thaw the ice in about 30 seconds! If you need the bypass plug and one was not supplied with the refrigerator or has been misplaced, one can be ordered at no charge by calling 1-800-GECARES. I stuck the blow dryer in the opening for ice from the inside side on low heat. I used a combination of the blow dryer and weed Eater spool trick. Now I got to know one of the reasons for that. What a rip! I checked it and the water started running immediately. I pointed it on the inside of the door right in line with the dispenser line (on the outside). Thanks for the tip.
The line is not frozen. It’s the worst appliance ever! used the hair dryer but didn’t have any weed whacker cord so I used an 8″tie wrap to push into the opening and it worked, I got water! Thank you! You can either edit your post, or just drop it in the comments. Took me a little longer, maybe 10 minutes, after second attempt of blow dryer on back of door, this time only behind water dispenser and working a weed eater line about 3 inches up the dispenser, I had given up, when I closed the freezer door, a spurt of water shot out a little chunk of ice! So she tried pushing the water button. I was doubting for the first 9 minutes but then…ahhh, water.
However, I used an old washing machine drain hose to channel the air into the water dispenser tube. The water stopped working after the last freeze of winter and I haven’t used it since because I didn’t think it was worth the service call. Help my melted also so NOW what?? Just log back into the website, go to your profile and find your question you asked and then click on join the conversation and provide that information. Hmm, Guess I made it up! I’m an appliance repairman and thought some of your readers might be interested in a tool that I created to help with this issue.
Tks a lot hair dryer & weed eater plastic line works great 10/15 min. This does not apply to Top Mount models with a water dispenser, because there is no reservoir. We had to turn off the water supple to the refrigerator. A few drops is normal, but you can also prevent water from missing the glass and dripping down the cradle area by moving glass slower when removing it from the cradle. Hair dryer worked like a charm. Just be patient and don’t use the high heat on the hair dryer. s.prop43 = "Responsive"; thanks for the tip. We used both the hairdryer and a piece of weed eater line. We can see that the machine is getting water from the supply but it appears to not go past the water filter area. The ziptie should insert fully. Did you figure it out?
I simply typed in the search bar, how to install a dispenser water tube heater for a ge side by side refrigerator,… Read more », Also, if a frozen line isn’t your issue, I’ve been told that you first check out the water filter, put in the filter bypass piece if necessary especially if you don’t have a new filter on hand, if it isn’t that it could be your water inlet valve found on the back of your frig., and last but not least your control board might be bad. When I use my water dispenser I get water on my side-by-side refrigerator, I get water leaking out from under the fridge shortly thereafter. // Image call My top quick freeze shelf being so full could gave been part of the problem. If you posted your machines model number, you're good to go. Thank you, thank you, thank you, ours has not worked for a year now and today I decided I was going to try to fix it, my husband has tried in the past with no success and he has too many other things he is working on, so I started researching and came across your suggestion first, i tried to use the hairdryer on the actual dispenser part and it didn’t work, so i opened the door and used the hairdryer on the inside of the door and it immediately worked!!! When the line freezes simple pull the trimmer line and clean it out. Would have been waisted money and time away from work! Seems this is an on going problem with GE. And, he indicated that my freezer’s insulation was probably defective! 6, you can get the part free of charge, or at least I did anyway.
Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker. I just used the hair dryer and it worked!!!! ? You Can Fix It! Was not looking forward to paying GE for the repair. So hold it and direct the heat into the ice chute on the inside of freezer. One my husband took the hairdryer and stuck it up the dispenser for about 3 or 4 minutes on high, then tried the water lever – and wha – lah! From the Makers of Hothands I purchased a Box of Insole Foot Warmers at BJ,s ( Hothands.com 1 800432-8629.) Also will adjust freezer temp to be a bit warmer. Make sure that the water pressure to the valve is at least 20 psi.