Water flow to the ice maker and the water dispensers is controlled by the water inlet valve assembly of the refrigerator. If the water inlet valve is malfunctioning, you should replace it.
Follow these steps to fix your issue:
Shut off the power
The wall outlet has a power cord.
Disconnect the refrigerator water supply line
The refrigerator has a water supply cut-off valve. The refrigerator needs to be removed from the wall. There is a towel under the water valve assembly. When the water line is free, loosen the compression nut.
Remove the rear compartment cover
The screws on the rear compartment cover need to be removed.
Remove the water inlet valve
Pull the water inlet valve out after removing the screws from the mounting brackets. The water inlet valve has a wire harness. The ice maker water supply line needs to be disconnected by pressing in the fitting collar and pulling the water line out of the valve outlet. There is a C-clip on the valve outlet collar. Before pressing the collar in, remove the C-clip.
Install the new water inlet valve
The ice maker water supply line should be pushed into the valve outlet fitting. The new water inlet valve has a wire harness on it. Put the new water inlet valve in the cabinet and install the screws. Push the ice maker water supply line as far as possible into the fitting. To make sure it is seated correctly, tug on the water line. The C-clip needs to be reinstalled.
Reinstall the rear compartment cover
Place the rear compartment cover on the back of the fridge.
Reconnect the refrigerator water supply line
Attach the water line to the water inlet valve fitting. You can open the water supply cut-off valve. The compression nut should be tightened if the fitting leaks.
Restore electrical power
Push the refrigerator back into place by plugging it in.
You would need the following tools:
nut driver set, work gloves, wrench set.
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