I have the GE Side by Side model # GSS20IEPH WW and it is leaking water out of the water dispenser in the freezer door. I have shut off the water and the leak has stopped but if you turn the water back on it starts to leak again. It does not leak very fast but it is steady drip. The ice maker works with no problem.
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Here are a couple of possible problems. Most common one is a defective water inlet valve. It is the plastic assembly at the lower back area where the house water connects to. On dispenser systems it is actually 2 valves in one unit---half lets water in to icemaker---the other half lets water dispense at door. It is electrically operated so if half goes bad , the other half can still work. If bad it needs replaced as a complete unit.
Second possible problem with some GE side by side models is they had problems with the water line in the door going to the dispenser sometime would freeze up. They came out with a heater kit that needs installed in the dispenser area to defrost the water line. Call GE service with your model number and they may be able to tell you if you need that kit installed.
The water supply in the recessed part of your door is frozen. very common with this model. You will need to turn unit off and with freezer door open use hairdryer on the area where water dispenses and on the recessed area as well. This is time consuming but only other remedy is to leave off and door open for 24 hours. hope this helps.
when you dispense ice or water, you are allowing the drip tray to overfill and the water builds underneath the tray until the water reaches the point were it will leak down the front of the door. the water will rust the panel beyond repair. you will have to replace the whole door at this point. hope this helps.
are you talking about the lever where you put your glass to get water or the ice compartment if it where you put your glass to get water it could be that if the pressure is not strong enough to close the valve after you have taken a glass of water or a defective solenoid vavle thanks from gilles
there is a screw in the ice maker unit that can adjust the water level open the ice maker whit cover and you should see it but turn it gently little by little each time...and see how much you getting :) very EZ good luck