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Old 08-30-2010, 06:57 PM   #1
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Water supply line on the back has a leak


The water supply line that feeds the water dispenser and the ice maker on my Frigidaire, Kenmore Elite, has a pin hole leak and every time the ice refills or someone gets water there is a stream of water. Is there a way to repair the line? It seems to go into a solid housing at the top.


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The line and the fitting can all be purchased at your local Home Depot or Lowes or even most hardware stores.
The tubing is not too expensive and it might be best to just replace it all. Make sure you get the right fittings to match what is on the refrigerator.

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How do you get the top portion loose. It appears to be molded and stuck to the refrigerator.
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Every company uses different methods of routing,connecting and securing the tubing to the valves,passages.
The only reason I suggested replacing the whole tubing was that with many models, the fittings are usually right there and the tubing can be removed easily. Older models used
standard plastic or brass fittings that could be loosened and tubing replaced with new plastic or brass ferral. Some newer models now have quick connect fittings where the tubing is just "push in type" fittings.
Here is another fix method. If the pin hole is away from where the tubing enters the refrigerator and you have room, a coupling might be installed to repair the pinhole. You would cut the tubing right where the pinhole is and install the coupling.

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