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How Does a Refrigerator Dispenser Work? — Appliance Repair

Refrigerator water dispenser not working? Not dispensing ice or water? This video provides information on how a water and ice dispenser works and offers troubleshooting tips to assist you in diagnosing and repair.

Here is a list of the most commonly replaced parts associated with each dispenser symptom:

Water dispenser not working: water inlet valve, control board, dispenser switch, water filter
Ice dispenser not working: dispenser control board, dispenser switch, actuator, auger motor, solenoid
Ice and water dispenser not working: dispenser control board, dispenser switch, door switch, main control board

All of the information provided in this refrigerator water and ice dispenser troubleshooting video is applicable to the following brands: Amana, Frigidaire, GE, Kenmore, Kitchenaid, LG, Maytag, Samsung, Whirlpool.

Accessing the Dispenser Parts on a Frigidaire Built Refrigerator:

How your refrigerator works:

For more DIY videos including part replacement and help finding your model visit the repair help section of our website: Refrigerator repair help

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