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My GE tfx20jr refrigerator is leaking water from some where, checked the bottom in the front, but there is no pan to pull out. Any suggestions? Thanks.

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SOURCE: Ge profile side By side ice maker water leak

This sounds like the float mechanism has gone bad. Remove it and have a look. It may be the float or the switch on it that is bad. There is also a solenoid valve. Parts kits are available. Shut off the water first!

Posted on Dec 22, 2007

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Mine was doing the same thing. Turns out the water supply line was broken just above the bottom hinge for the door. I had to remove the shelves on the freezer door by removing the screws around the door behind the seal and then spliced the line up by the dispenser and behind the grille at the bottom. I used 1/4" supply line that was left over from hooking up the supply line and two 1/4" to 5/16" adapters from lowes. A fisch tape makes it easier to run the new piece through the door but the fix was pretty simple overall.

Posted on Feb 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Water leaking - GE Profile Refrigerator, Model: TPX21PRX

Check to see if the drain at the bottom of your freezer is plugged. When the refrigerator goes on defrost, the water has to go somewhere. Look below the coils in the freezer section and see if there is ice in the drain.

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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SOURCE: GE TFX20JR side by side/water leaks out freezer during defrost

Yes, you are correct, that is a drain. Use a turkey baster with hot (not boiling) water to flush out the drain tube until water will flow out into the drain pan under the refrig. (where the air blown over it will cause it to evaporate)

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SOURCE: Water leaking from outside bottom

the waterline going in the freezer door may have a hole take the kickplate off while looking underneath use the water in door to see if any water is leaking from that tube

Posted on Apr 27, 2009

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The leaking water from the bottom of your fridge is often caused by the drain pan. There are some ways on how to correct this issue, either you clean the pan and reposition the tray. In addition, here are some tips that you can apply to solve this problem. Please follow the steps below.

Before conducting any repair, please remember your safety. Unplug the machine or shut off the power at the breaker panel to avoid any electric shock.

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2. If you noticed that the pan is too closed to the compressor please reposition the tray.

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