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Water leaks from tube at the bottom of fridge for water dispenser only

The water/ice dispenser on my LG dispenses ice perfectly without leaks. When I use the water dispenser option, I have a leak coming from the tube at the bottom of the fridge, where the blue fitting joins the two pieces of white tubing together.

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Re: Water leaks from tube at the bottom of fridge for...

If it is a plastic compression fitting you can tighten each one a little(careful not to tighten them too much cause they can strip out) Use a small crescent wrench with a back up wrench.

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more likely somethings just not fitted or aligned properly and waters making it out someplace it shouldn't.
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