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GE PROFILE SIDE BY SIDE water line tube

Plastic water line cracked from bottom of ref. to the top upper cornor feeding to the ice cube trays. I bought new plastic tubing but im having trouble connecting the tubing to plastic nut at the question is do I have to buy a FIX GE tubing that is attached to the plastic screw?

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Re: GE PROFILE SIDE BY SIDE water line tube

Sounds like you are talking about the plastic nut that screw onto the water valve. That nut should just pull off. May have to pull kind of hard then just push onto the new line. Is this what you are talking about? Let me know.

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