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Offline kanddmama

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Whirlpool fridge water dispenser not working
« on: November 08, 2010, 03:49:30 PM »
The dispenser has slowly been going for a couple of weeks.  It seems like the push mechanism is not acutating the switch for water.  All else works fine.  Does anyone have a manual?  Thanks.

Model ED5FHEXMB00

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Re: Whirlpool fridge water dispenser not working
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2010, 09:33:34 PM »
Look under the dispenser trim. You'll see a couple of slots.  Stick a flat screwdriver in the slots a pry the trim off.  It will seem like it will break but I haven't broken one yet.  From that point it's pretty straightforward to disassemble.  A common part to break is the control bracket 2180226.  I've also seen the dispenser arm 2255431W break.  Some models had plastic tabs on the dispenser housing that would break.  There is a kit 8201756 to repair the tabs.

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Re: Whirlpool fridge water dispenser not working
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2010, 12:54:53 PM »
Thanks so much for the information.  It was the bracket.  Where do I purchase the repair kit?

Thanks again.

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Re: Whirlpool fridge water dispenser not working
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2010, 01:44:47 PM »
As for were to purchase parts, you can copy and paste any of the part numbers he listed in the search box in the top left corner and then click "Find Parts".

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