LG refrigerators are a popular choice for many homeowners and businesses. They have various features that can make your life easier, such as water and ice dispensers. But what do you do if your LG refrigerator not dispensing water or ice becomes a problem? This blog post will go over some common issues with the LG refrigerator water and ice dispenser and how to fix them.
LG Refrigerator Not Dispensing Water or Ice?
This May Be Why…
If your refrigerator suddenly stops dispensing water or ice, a few potential issues could be the cause. Let’s take a look at each one and how to fix an LG refrigerator not dispensing water or ice.
Frozen Water Line or Tank
One of the most common reasons for an LG refrigerator not dispensing water is because the refrigerator water line is frozen. Water leaking from refrigerator or the waterline can allow ice to build up, especially if the freezer temperature is set too low.
To diagnose this problem, check the freezer temperature. If it is set below 0 degrees Fahrenheit, raise it to a higher setting. If the problem persists, you will need to thaw out the water line or tank. Unplug the LG refrigerator and turn off the water supply to the fridge to do this. Then, use a hairdryer or heat gun to thaw out the ice in the water line or tank. Once thawed, turn on the water supply and LG refrigerator and check to see if the problem has been resolved.
Water Filter Is Clogged
Another potential reason for your LG refrigerator not dispensing water or ice is that the water filter is clogged. A clogged water filter can reduce water flow to the dispenser and cause it to stop working.
To check if the water filter is clogged, remove it from the LG refrigerator and look at it. If it is black or covered in dirt, it needs to be replaced. We recommend replacing your LG refrigerator’s water filter every six months to prevent this problem from occurring.
Broken Door Switch
LG refrigerator water and ice dispenser not working? It could be due to a broken door switch. The door switch is a safety feature that prevents the LG refrigerator from dispensing water or ice when the door is open. This switch can become broken if the door is slammed shut too hard or if something falls and hits it.
If your LG refrigerator water dispenser works intermittently, you’ll want to check if the door switch is broken. First, open the LG refrigerator door and try to dispense water or ice. If the dispenser does not work, press the switch with your finger. If you hear a clicking noise, the switch is working and not the problem. However, if you do not hear a clicking noise, the switch is likely broken and will need to be replaced.
Dispenser Switch is Defective
The dispenser switch is located on the control panel of your LG refrigerator and allows you to select between water, ice, or both. This switch can become defective over time and cause your LG refrigerator not to dispense water or ice.
To check if the dispenser switch is defective, open the LG refrigerator door and try to dispense water or ice. If the dispenser does not work, press the switch with your finger. If you hear a clicking noise, the switch is working and not the problem. However, if you do not hear a clicking noise, the switch is likely defective and will need to be replaced.
Dispenser Control Board Failure
The dispenser control board controls all of the LG refrigerator’s dispense functions. This board can fail due to a power surge or other electrical issue. Is your refrigerator dispenser control board not working?
To check if the dispenser control board is failed, remove the LG refrigerator’s access panel and locate the board. If you see any burned or damaged components, the board has failed and will need to be replaced.
After trying these troubleshooting tips, if your LG refrigerator is still not dispensing water or ice, we recommend calling a professional technician at D&T Appliance for refrigerator repair. Our refrigerator repair technicians can diagnose and fix the problem of an LG refrigerator not dispensing water or ice quickly and efficiently.