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Water is coming from the freezer door where the

Water is dripping from the freezer door where the tubing goes in for the water dispenser.

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  • gibbsdoc Nov 19, 2009

    The water drips from the Freezer-side door and the solenoid for the water and icemaker are at the rear of the Amana SPD-25 refrig-freezer is not leaking there. I suspect a problem in the water line going up to the dispenser within the door. How do I get to that to replace it?

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If you had your model number I could help you better. But I can tell you that the water control valve is possibly leaking on the rear of refrigerator. If it is it will need replaced. That is about all I can tell you about a generic refrigerator. Send model number, Thanks Sea Breeze

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    John Tripp Nov 19, 2009

    That is a poor rate for me to ask for you model number and that number is incorrect. You should not blame me for the problem. I am here to be helpful and that rate before assisting you I assume is an insult to my years of knowledge.

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    John Tripp Nov 19, 2009

    There are 12 different versions of that model which one is it? I do know that the valve is on the back and I do know that could be your problem. Why do you choose to get help with rating me that way? Sea Breeze

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