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My Whirlpool water dispenser is not working

Is your Whirlpool refrigerator not dispensing water? A broken water dispenser is one of those repairs you put off for a long time because it's easy enough to get water from the tap. But once you realize how much money and time you can save by doing this repair yourself, you'll wonder why you didn't do it sooner. Not to mention the convenience of getting water right from the fridge. It's pretty incredible, when you think about it. The Repair Clinic troubleshooting guide will help you figure out exactly why your Whirlpool dispenser isn't working, point to the right replacement part and show you how to make the fix yourself. We even have helpful videos, so you can see exactly what you need to do.
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Common solutions for: Whirlpool Refrigerator water dispenser not working
Solution 1:
Water Tube in Door is Frozen
To determine if the water supply tube is frozen, disconnect the tube at the bottom of the door and blow air through it. If air does not pass through, this indicates that the water supply tube is frozen. If the water supply tube is frozen, thaw it out. In addition, ensure that the freezer is kept at the proper temperature. The freezer temperature should be kept from 0-10 degrees Fahrenheit. If the freezer is too cold, the water line may freeze.
Solution 2:
Water Inlet Valve
The water inlet valve opens to supply water to the dispenser. If the water inlet valve is defective, or if the water pressure is too low, the water valve will not open. The valve requires at least...
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Refrigerator Water Inlet Valve
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Solution 3:
Low Water Pressure from House Supply
The home may have insufficient water pressure. The water inlet valve supplies water to the water dispenser. The water inlet valve requires a minimum of 20 psi to function properly. Check the water flow and test the pressure to determine if it is at least 20 psi.
Solution 4:
Dispenser Control Board
The dispenser control board governs most of the functions of the dispenser system. If the control board is faulty, it may stop supplying power to the entire dispenser system. If only one dispenser...
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Refrigerator Dispenser Control Board
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Solution 5:
Dispenser Switch
The dispenser switches send voltage to the dispenser. If one of the dispenser switches is defective, the dispenser will not work. To determine if a dispenser switch is defective, use a multimeter to...
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Refrigerator Dispenser Switch
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Solution 6:
Water Filter
A clogged water filter can restrict the flow of water to the dispenser and prevent the dispenser from working properly. The water filter should be replaced about every six months to maintain proper...
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Refrigerator Water Filter
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Solution 7:
Door Switch
The door switch turns off the ice and water dispenser when the refrigerator door is open. If the door switch fails, the dispenser will not turn on. To determine if the door switch is defective, use a...
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Refrigerator Door Switch
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