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There is water underneath my GE side by side on the freezer

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There is water underneath my GE side by side on the freezer side. It is not coming from inside the freezer but appears to be coming from a clear tube at the back of the fridge and running underneath. Is this the main refrigerator water line and how do I replace/repair it?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Barry G. replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is XXXXX XXXXX you for choosing our service.

Is this water line about 1/4 inch in size?

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Barry
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Hello Barry,


 


Yes, I believe it is 1/4" plastic tubing.


 


Thanks,


Chris

Expert:  Barry G. replied 1 year ago.
Hi Chris,

Turn off the ice maker and do not use the water dispenser. Give me a minute to get a picture for you of the piece you will need to repair it.

Thanks,
Barry
Customer: replied 1 year ago.


Okay. Thanks Barry

Expert:  Barry G. replied 1 year ago.

Chris usually what causes this problem is heat from the compressor. What you will want to do is cut a section out that is near the compressor then add a piece in with either of the 2 parts pictured below. Both are for plastic water line. Cut a piece out and take it with you along with a picture of the 2 fittings below to either Lowe's or Home Depot. One or the other should have the line and one of the styles of fittings. That will take care of it and as long as the ice maker is off and no one uses the dispenser it will not leak.

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