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Water Supply Line for Ice maker and Water dispenser is leaking.

We have a GE PSS26NSTD side by side refrigerator with a water dispenser and ice maker. The icemaker and water dispenser were working fine until, my wife heard a weird sound like water gushing out. We were about to run out then. When we came back after 6 hrs later, water was leaking out of the water sleeve where the water tube supply line is coming from. So I turned off the the valve for the supply line from the kitchen sink RO. The leaked stopped. 3 days later, I turned on the water supply valve again, the water is coming out of the sleeve. Do we to replace the water supply tube or is the valve in the refrigerator defective? Thank you in advance.

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  • Bruce Johnson
    Bruce Johnson May 11, 2010

    RE; Water supply is carried to the refrigerator by way of an eight inch size tube (plastic or brass), and it will attach at a point on the back of the refrigerator at a valve with a male end and that 1/8 inch tube will fit over it and self lock in that valve hole. ( it may only connect at a hole and the valve is not seen, but the point is it in here or inside.

    Okay is the water leak coming from this hose carrying the water from the R\O tank? before it gets to the fridge?

    Or is it inside the fridge and leaking either inside the fridge or at the water dispenser on the door?

  • Samuel Charles Spriggs May 11, 2010

    I'm not familiar with this part -- could you explain.



    "the water sleeve where the water tube supply line is coming from."

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Go to the hardware store and get a brass tube sleeve coupling; cut off the old tube end, slide the hex cap thread side out onto the tube, then; slide the tube sleeve onto the tube and, seat the tube into the supply valve then tighten the hex nut.
take the old parts to the hardware store to compare; the size is most likely 1/4" the part can be found in the "evaporative cooler parts" section of the hardware store

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Hi, The fitting either needs tightened or changed. Is this a brass or plastic fitting?
If the supply line is still ok and not brittle, you can go to your local hardware store and get the new fitting parts. If it is brass, be sure and get the brass insert that goes inside the tubing as well as the compression ring.
Please let me know if I can assist you further.

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