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Re: kenmore refrig 55539400 water dispenser not working
« Reply #10 on: January 28, 2013, 10:01:38 AM »
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Re: kenmore refrig 55539400 water dispenser not working
« Reply #11 on: January 28, 2013, 10:03:45 AM »
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Should I not hear a click when I push the arm of the dispenser.

Yes, if you use to hear a click before it stopped working.
Was the clicking you use to hear from the dispenser or the water valve at the back of the refrigerator?

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Should I use the hair dryer on the tubes inside the refrig.

Would not hurt anything. If you have flow it's probably fine, but I have had flow on some and when pressure is added the ice plugs the line up.

At this point I would start troubleshooting with a multimeter and see if I have voltage to the water inlet valve at the back of the refrigerator when the dispenser was activated.

If you have voltage to the water valve I would first make sure it's not frozen up and if not replace the water inlet valve.

If you don't have voltage to the water inlet valve then I would check the dispenser area and the wire harness at the door hinge.

Does your dispenser have a 'lock out' feature? Is it turned off?



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Re: kenmore refrig 55539400 water dispenser not working
« Reply #12 on: January 28, 2013, 02:47:36 PM »
Looked @ diagram , most of the time,  control bracket pins break for switch, control bracket is part # 2180226. Two tabs on bottom of dispenser . Stick straight slotted screwdriver & remove cover. Then 2 1/4 screws will remove control bracket.

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Re: kenmore refrig 55539400 water dispenser not working
« Reply #13 on: January 28, 2013, 06:48:32 PM »
Any luck finding the problem?


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