Frigidaire slow water dispenser


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Old 11-02-18, 11:18 AM
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Frigidaire slow water dispenser

Hi all,

We have a Frigidaire side-by-side (frs23h5a5) that has some issues with slow water dispensing. Like 26 seconds to fill a 14 oz glass.

I replaced the filter, no change. I disconnected the water supply and checked the supply and it was very "robust" (but some rusty sand was expelled, see attached picture).

We are on well water, and the raw water is very high in iron (like 6-10 ppm depending on the season). The house has a Rustmaster iron filter, and when tested our faucet water is less than 0.05 ppm when dialed in. For a while the Rustmaster's air-injection venturi was not working properly and this affected the performance of the iron filter (now fixed). Also the previous owners did not bother with a particulate filter (we had a 2501 filter added after the iron filter).

I am thinking the primary (brown) valve is partially blocked with debris and was wondering if it is possible to clean out. Another option might be to disconnect the hose at the water filter base and check if we have strong flow there, perhaps having unrestricted flow will blow out anything in the primary valve.

Any other ideas? Is it likely that debris would have gotten through the water filter and now be blocking one of the secondary valves?

Thanks for any help.
 
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Old 11-02-18, 02:33 PM
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waterfill valve and clean filter. Will come out with a small screw driver. Be sure to put back in as easer to clean screw than replace wbat ever clogs up. If you have a saddle valve on your . on your water supply Replace with a 14 turn valve with a ice maker connection
 
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Originally Posted by pugsl View Post
waterfill valve and clean filter. Will come out with a small screw driver. Be sure to put back in as easer to clean screw than replace wbat ever clogs up. If you have a saddle valve on your . on your water supply Replace with a 14 turn valve with a ice maker connection
Not 100% sure what you are saying in the first 2 sentences.

Are you saying there is a removable mesh screen in the primary valve?

The supply is a 1/4 turn angle stop.
 
 

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