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Frigidaire frig ice maker line leak

Thanks in advance for any help that is given. I have a Frigidaire frig where the ice maker water line seems to leak where it connects at the top back of the frig where it connect. If I let the freezer defrost for a couple hours it works fine for a couple days but the problem comes back. It almost seems to be a clogged line or it freezes over because it creates enough pressure that the water line will disconnect from the rubber connecter at the back of the frig where it goes into the ice maker and shoots water on the floor. I have replaced the water filter and have same problem.

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  • canyoufix Apr 26, 2009

    The same problem with my GE Profile! Defrost the freezer, it worked overnight and then water leaked again at the back!

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Could you put a small circular hose clamp on the hose line?

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Mine was slow-to-none in ice making for a couple of years. One day for the first time I used the built in water dispenser. The long copper line feeding water was full of air gaps. After I bled that out, it has been perfect ever since.

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Sounds like the water solinoid valves are wired wrong.One activates The water dispenser.The other the ice maker.That, why every so often the water shoots out on the floor.The ice maker is telling the valve to open.

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common issue.....sounds like a drain clog in the freezer compartment above. remove the freezer rear panel and totally defrost the evaporator area, directly under the evap you see( under all taht ice) a small drain hole that has become frozen over, try defrosting with either a hair dryer( not a heat gun too much heat youl melt everything) or by pouring hot water donw the drain until you get a free flow of water down the tube. after its clear reassemble and you should be fine

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you have a clogged drain, it is either clogged with ice or some kind of debris, thaw the freezer out and push a length of weed trimmer line down the drain. The drain is accessible by removing the back wall of the inside of the freezer. If there is no clog then the drain may be freezing up, if that is the case, take a piece of 14 gauge romex wire and loop it several times around the heating element at the bottom of the evaporator and push a few inches of it into the drain, this will get hot and transfer heat when it goes into a defrost cycle which is where the water is coming from in the first place

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Hi, Remove the rear inside panel of the freezer and locate the drain hole under the evaporator coil. Remove the ice and flush the drain hole with hot water to make sure it is free. You can try running a soft wire through the drain also.
I hope this helps you. Please let me know if I can assist you further.

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