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Replace Ice maker tubing LG Armoire refrig

The long PE tube which supplies water to icemaker, which runs up the back side of the refirgerator, is broken. How do I replace this tube? Any change of splicing it?

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Normally I would change the entire tube, but if you like you can take a sample of the tube to a full service hardware store (not a big box where they don't know anything) and get some tubing and / or some insta-push fittings. They are fast and work great.

Posted on Dec 11, 2008

  • Nikki Coben Jun 12, 2011

    did you find out how to change the tube? I need to do the same to my LG fridge. cant get the back panel off or go through the front behind the water filter?

  • Reina May 09, 2012

    Did anyone ever figure out how to remove the back? My hose is leaking also. It should not be this complicated to change an ice maker line.

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