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How do you get to the 1/8" supply line from bottom of freezer door to the water dispenser Amana SXD22S2W?

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    You must be kidding! This does NOT address the problem & is hardly readable (read it yourself) - especially for someone who has worked on many applainces. By the time the unreadable answer came, I had half solved the problem myself.

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You will have to check the connections first.also you if the connections are there previously and you have to convert them to 1/8" then you can just connect the wire.but if there is no connection and you have to modify the unit then electrical connections has to be checked.but actually there is a electrical connections already in most of the units between bottom of the freezer and water line. you can click this link directly for the wiring diagrams/schematics http://www.applianceaid.com/image/samplecandiagram2.jpg --------- thanks.keep updated.

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My name is Peter. I am a retired field service refrigeration technician.

I am sorry to say you have a serious problem.

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Your water dispenser water line runs from the water dispenser solenoid under your unit and up from the bottom of you freeze door.

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The insulating material in your freezer door is soaked. The water in the door will cause the door liner to expand and crack. There is no way to completely dry out the insulating material.
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