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GE GSS22JFMC when I press the water button it leaks

GE GSS22JFMC when I press the water button and then the bar to dispense water-I hear a sound but the water does not come out og the dispenser-it leaks out the rear right (facing the unit) bottom of the unit on to the floor. What causes this?

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  • Gregory Levine Oct 02, 2009

    Thanks WoodChuck. Additional detail:

    The thin plastic water line tube comes from a fitting on the wall up to the top of the unit. There is a second tube that comes out where the one from the wall goes in that travels down the back and then back into the unit down below.

    There is a silver metal plate that runs the width of the unit and seems to provide access to the bottom of the unit.

    I will take this plate off and try and recreate the problem in order to find the leak. Hopefully a connection that just needs reconnected.

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That's where the water line runs to get to the dispenser. You may have to remove the cardboard backing to see it. The line runs from the water inlet valve. That's where the supply line from the house connects to the fridge. One line goes up to the ice maker and the other goes over to the fridge side where it goes inside the fridge behind the crisper to a reservoir where the water is chilled before it goes to the dispenser. Look for the water coming out when someone else tries the dispenser. Look for a fitting that has come loose.

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