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While water is being dispensed through the cool water outlet, water leaks thru the flexable line at the bottom of the freezer compartment door. Whats the problem, and how can it be fixed?

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    Mike Smith May 30, 2010

    Model number needed to help you .

  • louie_juanit May 30, 2010

    GE refridgerator Model TFX24S

  • louie_juanit May 30, 2010

    GE refirdgerator Model TRX24S

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Due to water comming from the bottom of the dooe , you will need to replace the door water line . Pt # WR17X10206 is the replacement line . Remove the upper portion and " feed " the new line down thru the freezer door .

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Hello Melissa;

My name is Peter. I am a retired field service refrigeration technician.

I am sorry to say you have a serious problem.

The water supply line to your ice maker runs up the back of your refrigerator from the ice maker solenoid. It is a separate water supply line.

Your water dispenser water line runs from the water dispenser solenoid under your unit and up from the bottom of you freeze door.

You have a plastic tubing leak within your freezer door. Calling a service company to replace the freezer door tubing - a good service technician would not replace the tubing - the damage has already been done.

The insulating material in your freezer door is soaked. The water in the door will cause the door liner to expand and crack. There is no way to completely dry out the insulating material.
The only fix is to replace the freezer door. So, $300.00+ for the door and $150.00+ for the service tech. No, a hair dryer will not do it.

May I suggest:
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2.) Turn the leveling screws counter clockwise so you can pull the refrigerator out to get behind it.
3.) Unplug the unit.
4.) Remove the screws from the bottom cover.
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This will disable your water dispenser. If you see cracks on the inside of your freezer door, seal them with a high temperature silicone adhesive.

If you elect to purchase a new unit, check out Sears Outlet (Scratch & Dent) Stores.

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