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LG Refrig. LEAKING blue 5/16th tubing !!

On the back of my LG side by side frig. there are two blue water lines. One is 1/4 inch and the other is 5/16th inch. The 5/16 line needs to be replaced due to a pin-hole leak. Do I need to replace it with the exact type of tubing material or can I use another type as no one in the Salt lake City area has the right tubing, even the "authorized" LG repair place in the city. It's "not" a high pressure line but as of yet I haven't looked deep into the back of my frig to see if I can do it or if the incompetant Repair man should do it. He seems as lost as I am but I'm willing to try.Thanks for your time.Bob

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SOURCE: LG REfrigerator - water line connector

Try closing the water valve slightly to reduce the water pressure to the unit.

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SOURCE: Replace Ice maker tubing LG Armoire refrig

Normally I would change the entire tube, but if you like you can take a sample of the tube to a full service hardware store (not a big box where they don't know anything) and get some tubing and / or some insta-push fittings. They are fast and work great.

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did you try a Plumbing Supply House they usually carry all types and sizes of copper tubing as well as piping

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SOURCE: I need a replacement water line for my LG

If the water is leaking from the freezer door hinge the door would have to be replaced as the waterline in the door is foamed in place.

If the leak is from the back where the plastic lines are they are replaceable.

Contact LG @ 1 800 243-0000 and give the exact location of the bad waterline since there a couple on the unit.

Posted on Jan 20, 2010

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