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Leaking icemaker Ice maker leaks water instead of filling tray where ice cubes form. Cannot see where leak is occurring. I can get ice cubes if I move bar to "ON" position and check freezer often, then return bar to "OFF" position before leaking starts. Freezer has wound up with huge icicles down the side three times in the last few months. My husband won't leave it off cause he wants ice cubes! He thinks some kind of seal might be worn. I still use the chilled water dispenser every day with no problems. (The fridge is 9 or 10 years old.) Any ideas?

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Re: Leaking icemaker

I had the same with the water line; plastic tubing too close to the compressor for too long making it brittle. It finally gave way and water was slowly leaking out whenever I used the water dispenser. You can buy 1/4" plastic tubing kit and 1/4" to 1/4" quick connector at Home Depot or Lowe's. Turn off water supply at wall valve (hopefully you have one). The plastic tubing pulls out (slowly) from the valve (you may have to unscrew valve mount and position it for repair). Cut out the leaky section. Push the new piece of adequate size tubing in slowly, put the quick connector in line (push tube in slowly to both ends of quick connector). turn water supply vavle at wall back on. Check for leaks before pushing fridge back into position.

Posted on Dec 25, 2012

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You may want to check that your water line isn't cracked.

Ours cracked and now we need to replace our floor. The water line is too close to the compressor which heats the plastic tubing and makes it brittle. Our refrigerator is 9 years old. Model #TPX24BRYFBB

Good luck

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Re: Leaking icemaker

It sounds like your water valve is occasionally get stuck open and over filling the icemaker.

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