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Old 05-27-2023, 07:38 AM   #1
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Water Dispenser Stopped working over night

The Whirlpool Refrigerator in our 2017 Dutch Star stopped working overnight. Any ideas on what may be the problem, or how to fix it?
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Old 05-27-2023, 08:29 AM   #2
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The Whirlpool Refrigerator in our 2017 Dutch Star stopped working overnight. Any ideas on what may be the problem, or how to fix it?
Take out the filter, and if the water runs then your filter is plugged. Replace the filter.

Is it making ice? If itís not making ice, and you have no water through the door dispenser, then you may have closed the shutoff valve in the ceiling of the bay almost directly below the fridge.

Another, highly unlikely scenario is that the water line to the fridge came out. Of course in that scenario you would have water all over the floor and leaking into the bays, as well as a constant running of the water pump if using that.
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Old 05-27-2023, 09:49 AM   #3
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Just another thought for you to considerÖ..

Our Dutchstar will kink the water hose to fridge when retracting the slide, shutting off flowÖ. So we only get water when slide is extended.
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Old 05-27-2023, 10:20 AM   #4
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What were the overnight temps?
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Old 05-27-2023, 11:44 AM   #5
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Is the water dispenser in the door? If so the line serving it might be frozen. This was a problem with a lot of GE fridges.
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You have a dual water valve in the rear. If you are making ice, that valve is bad. If you have water to the valve, then itís either the valve or dispenser. Only swapped valves before to fix this issue.
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Old 05-28-2023, 04:36 PM   #7
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Mine will freeze up if I keep the refrigerator or freezer the lowest setting. They are currently set at 2* freezer and 3* refrigerator. I had your problem which cured itself when I last stored the coach and turned it off.
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Old 05-29-2023, 08:40 AM   #8
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I have to keep my refrigerator set at 42 degrees on my Whirlpool to keep water line from freezing. I would check this first.

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