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Amana Side by side refridgerator Model SBD20TPE P1190006WE

Hi, we bought a house with the above Amana installed. It's a stainless steel side by side with water/ice dispenser on the left side. Two months ago, the water dispenser was dripping/leaking in the off position. We couldn't find the cause and ended up clamping the supply line that we could find underneath the fridge, so now we have ice dispensing but no water. Yesterday, I heard a "PSSST' sound and found water spilling out of the fridge. We removed the drawers and found a leak in the plastic unit on the lower back of the fridge (inside, under a white cover). We tried everything to stop it and ended up clamping that line, to prevent the water from coming in.

Questions:
1. Any idea what might be wrong (esp with the fridge leak)? The temp of the freezer and fridge is still fine.
2. Is there a cheap way to repair or some things we can try
3. Does the water do anything in the fridge beside help the ice maker/water dispenser to work? We hoped that was it's only purpose, and can live without that.
Thanks much!

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  • nazzery May 12, 2008

    We have a similar problem. Water will just start coming out of the water dispenser for no reason.

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Hi

one question : are the units under warranty ?

if not its pretty easy to swap the dispenser paddles and the membranes

infact i have been using this site for many years and have found it helpful: : www.howstuffworks.com

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