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Water tank inside fridge for water dispenser leaking

The water tank located inside the door of the fridge is leaking into the bottom of the fridge under the deli door and freezing. We had this same tank problem back in August of '06 and LG replaced it now 8 months later it has happened again and they offer no help since the warranty expired in Oct of '07. Not sure why it keeps happening or where I can order a new part. Thanks

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  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    we installed a new filter and now the water in the door does not work but it runs under the fridge

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    water dispenser keeps freezing Have had the main temp comp replaced about a year ago now problem is reoccurring again

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    Water not getting all the way to the door



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Peah, I had a couple of these tanks leak. I think they had an issue with this. The last one I had they had a kit where the substitued coiled tubing with 2 john guest fittings to replace the tank. This solved the problem. The part number I have for the tank is 4838jj1003a, you can get it at for 17.95. I don't know if they will send you the tank or kit. You can inquire. back.

Posted on Apr 13, 2007

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    Ron Marek Apr 13, 2007

    Sorry about the grammer, did this as I was whipping out the door,


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I was told the new part number to fix the problem is 4839JJ2003A I dont know if its a tank or tubes. I only know its going to cost me $49.99 at Sears in Candada.

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