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Water Inlet Valve

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PartSelect Number PS7784018
Manufacturer Part Number 242252702
Manufactured by Frigidaire

The water inlet valve is also known as the water inlet valve assembly and is compatible with your refrigerator. The function of this part is to release water from the supply line when activated, and send it through to your water dispenser in your refrigerator. To make this repair you will need an adjustable wrench, a quarter inch nut driver, and a sharp utility knife. Before you begin this repair make sure to disconnect the power supply to your refrigerator, as well as disconnect the inlet water supply from the back of the refrigerator. Note that this part may appear different than the original, but is an authorized manufacturer replacement.

This part works with the following brands: Frigidaire, Kenmore, Electrolux, Westinghouse, Crosley, Gibson.

This part works with the following products: Refrigerator.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Leaking.
  • Ice maker not making ice.
  • Not dispensing water.
  • Ice maker won’t dispense ice.
  • Ice maker dispenses too little ice.

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Question:

Was having problems with a faulty water valve so I replaced it but now it seems to dispense water every half hour or so without anyone hitting the dispenser. I know if water is leaking out of the icemaker assembly that usually means a faulty water valve but how about out of the water dispenser itself?

Kory
Answer:

Hi Kory, it sounds like you need to replace the diode kit, you can find that here 5303918287. I hope this helps.

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Question:

My valve is malfunctioning and needs to be replaced. If I order this part, do I need any extra attachments or are there additional parts I should order, or is this it?

Van
Answer:

Hello Van, no, additional parts are not needed for this repair. Make sure when installing the new valve that the lines are cut flat. Best of luck with this repair!

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Question:

Icemaker assembly is leaking out water. Is that from the icemaker or the water valve not shutting?

Malaya
Answer:

Hi Malaya, it does sound like the valve is not shutting off fast enough. We recommend first checking the gear on the icemaker. If it is good then the valve is the problem. Please let us know if you have any further questions.  

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Question:

Replaced ice maker and water valve..still no ice

RUTH
Answer:

Hi Ruth, Thank you for your inquiry. If you have just replaced your water inlet valve and your ice maker is not making ice, you may have to wait 24 hours before the ice maker starts making ice again. Also make certain that the arm on the ice maker is in the correct position as that may also prevent the ice from being made. I hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

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Question:

By "leaking" does that mean icicles forming on the ice maker?

Bruce for model number PLHS267ZDB4
Answer:

Hello Bruce, thank you for contacting us. If you are getting icicles forming off the ice maker it could be either the water valve or the solenoid in the ice maker. The water valve will feed the ice maker, but the ice maker has its own solenoid to control the water flow to prevent it from overflowing. if water was slowly getting through when it was suppose to be closed its possible that ice could drip forming icicles off the ice maker. Hope this helps!

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Question:

The electrical connector seems to go on either way, does it matter?

Rick for model number FGUN2642LF1
Answer:

Hi Rick, Thank you for your inquiry. Yes it does matter where you plug your wires into the part. You should have three colored connectors on your fridge. Brown, yellow, and grey. The yellow goes on the yellow solenoid, the brown on the brown solenoid, and the grey goes on your green solenoid. Good luck with your repair.

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Question:

Ice maker has stopped making ice. No water is filling the ice cube tray. I have checked the water supply line, it is functional. Water dispenser is working properly. I also replaced the water filter. All i can think now is the inlet valve (part # 242252702). Thoughts? If it is, how do you disconnect and re-connect the water lines from the old and to the new valve assembly? Thanks.

Keith for model number Frigidaire FFSS2614QS0
Answer:

Hi Keith, Thank you for your inquiry. If the ice maker is not making ice, the arm on the ice maker my not be in the correct position and that is something you may have to check. If this is not the issue you may have to check both the ice maker and the water inlet valve. I hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

Question:

The water dispenser has started dripping when it is not in use. I am worried that the water is going to drip onto the floor and ruin my flooring. Can I repair this myself?

Anne for model number LGHB2867PF7A
Answer:

Hi Anne, Thank you for the question, when the dispenser is dripping it usually means the water valve is stuck open a bit and letting water through the water lines and creating the drip. The valve will need to be replaced. Our previous customers replacing the valve stated it was a easy repair, so you should be able to do the repair on your own! Hope this helps!

Question:

My water dispenser will dispense water randomly. If i "bump" the dispenser flapper, it will stop. But then it will do it again after a short amount of time. Other times it will just sit there and drip slowly. Could this be an issue with the valve?

Gary for model number ffhs2312nso
Answer:

Hi Gary, Thank you for the question. It sounds like the water valve is stuck open enough to cause the leak. I suggest replacing the water Inlet Valve. Hope this helps!

Question:

My water won't dispense when you push on the dispenser. You can here it hum when activated. The ice maker makes ice an i have changed the filter.

Brian for model number FRS6HR5JMB1
Answer:

Hi Brian, Thank you for your inquiry. There could be a few parts that could cause this issue for you. I would suggest checking your water inlet valve. The valve has two solenoids on it, one for the water and one for the ice maker. It could be that your solenoid for the water has stopped working. You could also test the micro switch inside of your dispenser area to make sure that it is working right as well. I hope this helps. Good luck with your repair!

Question:

Would this water inlet valve going bad create a clicking sound?

FRED KEITH for model number LGUS2642LE1
Answer:

Hello Fred, that is a great question. If you are hearing clicking sounds from the water inlet valve there could be a mechanical failure inside it and may need to be replaced. Hope this helps!

Question:

I replace the water inlet valve and wasn't getting any water into the ice maker tray. After looking at videos and further reading was able to remove the blockage of ice between the tube leading to the ice tray. Water is now flowing but not enough to full the tray. A matter fact the valve energize for less that 7 second. What is the remedy for such a situation?

Colin
Answer:

Dear Colin, Thank you for your inquiry. Sometimes if the ice maker has been inactive for a period of time it may take up to 24 hours for it to start making ice again. If not enough water is getting to the ice maker from the water inlet valve I would recommend using a multimeter to check the continuity of both parts to see which one is causing the issue. I hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

Question:

I changed water filter. I am getting water at the front of the fridge but nothing filling ice maker tray and so no ice. Any suggestions. Thanks

NEAL for model number lgus2642lpo
Answer:

Hello Neal, Thank you for the question. If the ice maker is not filling it sounds like the Water Inlet Valve would need to be replaced, Part number PS7784018. Other then the water valve you may have a defective ice maker. Hope this helps!

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Parts Used:
  • Water Inlet Valve
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: JANET from NEW FAIRFIELD, CT

Ice maker doesn't make ice

I shut the water off under the sink and removed the back piece on the refrigerator, unscrewed the water valve, cut the ends off each plastic hose and reinserted into the new water valve. Then rescrewed the water line into the new water valve and turned on the water. Unfortunately, I was not able to get water out of the door and the ice maker still doesn't make ice. While this was an easy procedure, it didn't help me. I'm not sure I needed to replace the water valve.

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Parts Used:
  • Water Inlet Valve
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: More than 2 hours
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: Robert from Louisville, KY

Water valve failure

removed rear cover, removed screws, diconnected water line connections, cut off old water line connection, installed new compression water line connection, replace screws in water line housing, replace rear cover.

worked fine

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Parts Used:
  • Water Inlet Valve
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
Customer: Barbara from Bryan, TX

Water leaking from back of refrigerator

Followed instructions from others on the blog. Shut off water and electricity to the refrigerator. Removed the cardboard plate. Removed the old water valve. Cut the compression valves off and inserted the tubes into the new water valve. Attached the water valve bracket to the fridge. Tightened copper water supply.Turned on the water - no leaks. Plugged the fridge in. Tried the water and ice in the door. No leaks - everything worked perfectly. THANK YOU PARTS SELECT!

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Parts Used:
  • Water Inlet Valve
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
Customer: Amritpal from sacramento, CA

Ice make does not fill with water

I replaced the water valve, but it still did not fix the problem.The old water valve I took out I'm assuming worked fine, I think the real problem is ice building up in pipe or some other blockage.

Parts select was very fast in shipping, very positive experience with them.
I will definitely purchase again from this site.

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Parts Used:
  • Water Inlet Valve
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
Customer: Myron from Tumwater, WA

Ice maker malfunctioned

We followed the video instructions and it went fairly smooth. After turning off the water at the street we found that the faucet at the wall had it's own "on/off" valve. When finished, we turned on the power and heard the gears going through their revolutions, but no ice was made. We waited 24 hours and still no ice. I removed the cover on the ice maker and adjusted the amount of water to see if that was malfunctioning. Still no ice was created. Waited another 24 hours - nothing. Waited another 24 hours (the site said that sometimes the ice maker would take time to reset itself) - nothing. Then on the fourth day after changing out the triple water valve we heard water being dispensed and later that day it put out the first ice in weeks. Another hour later another batch of ice cubes were ready and deposited into the bin. Since that time, we have had a full bin. I moved the set screw back to it's original setting because a little too much water was being delivered. The cubes weren't separating to individual cubes. That cleared up the problem. This was easily completed - we recommend others do their own work. Just be patient for the system to reset itself.

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Parts Used:
  • Water Inlet Valve
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: John from Ellsworth, WI

Ice maker line was freezing

Pulled the unit out from the wall and with a flat head screwdriver and a utility knife I replaced the valve assembly. It was no problem at all.

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Parts Used:
  • Water Inlet Valve
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Wrench (Adjustable)
Customer: ROBERT from DOWNINGTOWN, PA

No water to the ice maker, have water to the front water through the door.

repair went smooth except when I was done I still had the same problem, I thought for sure the valve was bad but I guess not. don't know what it could be.

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5 of 7 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used:
  • Water Inlet Valve
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Wrench (Adjustable)
Customer: Robert from Liberty Twp, OH

Leaking water valve

I ordered the part from PartSelect using the part number located on the valve itself. The part was delivered in less than 48 hours from the time I entered it. Replacing the valve was easy and went according to the online video instructions provided by PartSelect. The only thing extra was that I had to replace the brass compression fitting on the copper tubing connected to the inlet of the valve. The old one would not seal properly. The compression fitting was about $1.50 at Home Depot. This is my third purchase from PartSelect and I continue to be impressed by them.

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Parts Used:
  • Water Inlet Valve
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: More than 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
Customer: Allen from Palmer Lake, CO

Icemaker worked sporadically, infrequently, not at all

Not knowing the history of the refrigerator/freezer and observing that the icemaker would cycle (ice ejector fingers would rotate when the off/on arm was toggled), I concluded that the water valve must have some hard water scale in it which was causing it to stick. I replaced the water valve and the exact same behavior continued. By elimination, I concluded that the microswitch in the icemaker must be sticking. I removed the icemaker, used a hair blow-dryer to heat/dry out the microswitches and then a little shot of WD-40 on the mechanical arms, switches, and cams fixed it.

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Parts Used:
  • Water Inlet Valve
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
Customer: Harry from Orange City, FL

Freezer filled up with ice leaking from ice maker shut off valve bad

It was real easy took the lines off one by one put them on the new unit one by one same with the three plugs than tighten new unit back on fridge.

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Parts Used:
  • Water Inlet Valve
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: Douglas from Denver, IN

Water dripped from water outlet on door

Replaced the Triple Water Valve

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5 of 10 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used:
  • Water Inlet Valve
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Richard from Marco Island, FL

Ice maker was over filling.

Old valve comes out with 2 screws, water lines removed and reinstalled on new valve just as they came off the old valve. Entire job took less than 10 minutes. Very easy replacement.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Very Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Wrench (Adjustable)
Customer: Michael from CANON, GA

There was no problem with the installation just finding out what was wrong with it not making ice

Replaced bad parts with new parts it went easy

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Parts Used:
  • Water Inlet Valve
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Wrench (Adjustable)
Customer: Mark from LANCASTER, KY

Leaked water after using water dispenser

DID IT JUST LIKE THE VIDEO SHOWED. UNHOOKED ELECTRICS, CUT TUBING, HOOKED UP ELECTRICS THEN TUBES TO NEW PART. PIECE OF CAKE.

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Parts Used:
  • Water Inlet Valve
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Pliers
Customer: Craig from Eastlake, OH

Fridge leaked water all over my kitchen

I watched the video and followed every step as outlined. It worked perfect, until I reconnected the supply line to my triple water valve. I used the old compression fitting and the compression nut. I should have cut the line and installed a new fitting and nut. The water on the floor the next morning reminded me of that. So back out I went and replaced the compression fitting and it has been as good as new. The ice maker took a few cycles to work again, I think it needed to fill the line with water first. But I have a huge sense of pride every time I hear water dispenced or ice dump in the freezer. Thanks for the help and encouragement!

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Model Cross Reference

This part works with the following models:

PartSelect Number: PS7784018
Manufacturer Part Number: 242252702
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