The water is turned on and supplying the fridge, right? Is the ice maker or water dispenser turned on? I have tried over and over to pour hot water and vinegar down it but it just pools. Instead, I connected the outflow on the reverse osmosis filter system to my refrigerator water line. Top mount refrigerator models do not apply because there is no water reservoir. When you press the dispenser to get water or ice, do you hear the motor running to try and dispense? If it is a frozen line use the tool on Amazon or make your own to thaw it out. The hope is that after it thaws completely, the heater will do its job and keep it thawed. His freezer temperature rose a little above freezing and his refrigerator was not keeping the milk cool.
Try removing the water filter and with the filter removed the water should bypass the filter and flow at the normal pressure. They are accessed from inside the freezer. A blockage could be a piece of clear ice. The initial fix was to melt the ice on the evaporator coil to allow the unit to operate. When the dispenser lever is pressed, it no longer makes the humming noise it used to when dispensing water.
No deliveries on Thanksgiving or Christmas. My new problem is the fridge just stopped cooling period. Late at night the flow is very good and I have let it flow upwards of a gallon! The housing should not have anything to do with it. Nothing happens when I press on either of the dispensers, no click or hum, nothing. Other posts have said the front panel should snap off, but I don't want to break anything. I have well water and while it is of decent quality, I must soften it or it will ruin my plumbing.
I put the line back in but need to pull it out every so often to clear the water line. Also pressed the door light switch 5 times in 10 seconds. I took it out to inspect it, put it back in, then I pulled the fridge out from the wall. Bad electrical connection to the dispenser. I worked on mine for three days trying to raise the temp in the freezer and poke plastic and wire up the tube to break up the ice but nothing worked until I tried this. Just a happy person and hope your site can and will help others.
The water is making a bad humming noise and the water is barely flowing out. If you have a water dispenser on your fridge, dispense about a gallon of water and spill it down the kitchen sink drain. That evening, I tried to fill a glass, and no water would come out. It worked for a day the started turning on and off continuously. Water and ice from fridge taste great. Held the water dispenser for 2 plus minutes. Then depress your water dispenser switch and see if water begins shooting out.
I did decrease the temp due to all the food in the fridge from thanksgiving. I took mine apart carefully and fixed it with two part apoxy. Issue is limited to water dispensing, it is random, intermittent occurrence. As skeptical as I was about the fix, I tried it and it worked. The guy in the video was able to push the line right in.
I did mention that I had read about this problem on this forum. The ice maker still makes ice and the ice dispenser still works. Any ideas on how to troubleshoot this? Also, periodically, for no reason at all, the light and alarm telling us a door is open will go off when all doors are closed. I decided to give it a try. My ice maker was still making small amounts of very small cubes. Did you remove the valve or the filter? Thank you so much for your patience and assistance.
Below is step-by-step instructions for installing a water line to your fridge. So i am getting good water flow. Then later in the evening, the freezer made a clicking noise for a few minutes looked like a defrost cycle , then stopped. I came across this site today looking for the same answer asked above. I knew I was successful when I shot water all over everything, but I have success! We purchased the that installs in about 15 minutes and fixes the issue permanently. No tools, no hairdryer, no fuss.
Thanks a million for the blog! Once you reinstall the filter, run the water dispenser for about 2 minutes to release an pressure that may be in the water lines that causes the leak. We have heavy iron and minerals in our water, even though we have a water filter on house. This is to flush the water tubing system which can have debris or dirt from the manufacturing process. She writes mainly home improvement, health and travel articles for various online publications. You may have a pressure issue in the water lines. Two recent things that could contribute. Pulled the back off, inlet valve still makes humming noise when dispenser lever on door is pressed.