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Hotpoint Superba side by side 2169955 water dripping out of dispenser

The ice-maker works as long as I keep it clear, but the water dispenser in the door will not stop dripping steadily unless we cut off the water supply to the fridge completely. We did this a few months ago only to come home yesterday to find it dripping again. My husband tightened the valve at the back yet again, but we are both wondering how long this will hold.

Perhaps a valve or a gasket needs replacing, but we don't even know how to get to the innards to do this. We (my husband and I) are complete newbies to home repair. We don't know how to get into the door dispenser guts or anything. This fridge came with our home and we can't find any manuals or anything on it.

Can it be repaired? Should we just disconnect it from the water supply altogether? The freezer and refrigerator both work just fine minus the luxury of supplying ice and cold water, so adding this fridge to a landfill for my own convenience would just be wasteful. It would be nice if we could get the water and ice going again.

Thanks for your help.

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Hi there,

sounds like you may have something broken on the icemaker case itself.

if the water is leaking down the front, it could be the front casing.

if the water is leaking inside the door, it's something a bit bigger.

i would recommend a technician to come and take a look.

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