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Kenmore fridge model 795.51022011 will only dispense about a cup of water after changing filter


oldpops

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Hi all, have looked but cannot find the answer to this question on the forum. I already tried posting this but I don't think I put the model # in the title so it's probably not going to be answered, at least for a while. Anyway, we have a Kenmore side-by-side fridge (model # 795.51022011 ) and it stopped dispensing water one day. It had been about 6 months since we changed the filter, so we put a new filter in. The fridge dispensed about a glass of water, then stopped??

We made sure the doors were closed & there was power. **When we remove the filters, water does come out of where the filter plugs into - (so we know it's getting water), We replaced the filter after checking it over. **Incidentally, I don't think it is supposed to keep leaking water with the filter removed. A little, yeah, but not continual

In any even. we once again inserted the new filter and got the same results (dispenses about a glass of water then nothing). We do hear a slight humming when we push the glass against the little paddle to get the water to come out.. Just to be sure, we installed a another water filter & got the same results. We know it was working with the same brand water filter before, and we have changed it out 2 more times.

We know it is getting water up to the dispenser because we can get about a glass of water there before it stops dispensing. **Note, the ice dispenser broke (not repaired) a few months after the warranty ended, but the water has been dispensing for years after that. Anyone have any ideas?

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Is ice maker making ice?

First thing is to check water pressure going into refrigerator. 

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Did you replace the water inlet valve? you should be able to run the water with out a filter I believe it bypasses itself.

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