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Replacing a water elbow in a Fridgidare model FRS26ZRFW1. Can't pull old plastic elbow off the existing tubing. Do I need to cut and push in? The tube is coming into the ice maker/water dispenser from the bottom of the freezer door and then through the elbow and up to the water dispenser. currently water is leaking out of the top of the elbow.

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I went to Lowes and bought a new Elbow (2.49) and cut the lower tube right at base of elbow. Upper tube slid out. Pulled a little on bottom tube and replaces easily.

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