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How do we access the waterline inside the freezer door?

Our water line broke flush with the bottom of the freezer door. How do we access the water line inside the freezer door? Taking the panel off the inside just was a wall of insulation and no clear access points. Looks like we have to cut the insulation. We need to get in there to splice the waterline back together. Thanks for the help!

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  • Grasshopper1 Jan 20, 2008

    Thanks, there was enough line in the freezer door to push it through and out a bit, now it is out the bottom a couple inches, enough to attatch it to the other line. Sure wish hardware stores were open late...


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    Waterline leaking

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The waterline comes out the lower door hinge. Unhook from coupler at bottom. Now go to the despencer and carefully take the cover off some have screws under drip plate or clipped which a flathead screw driver works nicely dont scratch finish. With proper water line usualy 1/8 size about 5foot long snake it down to the bottom hinge and rehook up. In some case if the tube gets kinked you may have to remove door to do it it. Usually pretty easy.

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