Ice maker works. When I push for water it leaks out the tube or tank. How do I get to the other end of these hoses? are the in the back? thanks
Answer Walt, the first palce to start is at the freezer bottom door hinge. Remove the kick plate grille on the bottom front of the refrigerator. You'll see the water tube entering the bottom of the hinge and can trace it back to the fill valve and water tank connection. If necessary, a loose or damaged connector in this area is a pretty common leak on this style unit. Thanks and Good Luck
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I had a leak in the water dispenser tank about 6 months ago, so I bought and replaced a WR17X10734. Now it's leaking again. This seems pretty absurd; the only thing I could think of is that maybe it's freezing/thawing and thus bursting? The leak is literally from the surface of the dispenser tank. I suppose the other option is that it's very poorly made and the pressure finally breaks through at a seam or thin point.
Any advice would be appreciated so that I don't have to keep doing this same repair…
Answer Alan, there are a few things to check before you go any further. What is the freezer and refrigerator average temperatures, (freezer 0-5 degrees F. and refrigerator 38 to 40 degrees F. Fact. recommended settings) Check and make sure there are no articles on the shelves that may be redirecting air down the back wall of the refrigerator, or articles hanging over the sides and front of the shelves or against the refrigerator walls, that could be "trapping" the colder air down in the bottom of the refrigerator. Then check the evaporator fan motorWR60X10185 and damper assembly WR49X10091 If there's too much air passing through the damper assembly, or if the evaporator fan isn't running at the proper speed, and moving the air properly, the air would have a tendency to migrate and remain in the lower area of the refrigerator compartment and could cause the water tank to freeze and crack.
This refrigerator is a built in, how do I replace this water tank? Thanks in advance!
To Replace the Chilled Water Tank
Note: Some water may leak from the water supply
line and valve when they are disconnected.
1. Shut off the water supply to the unit.
2. Remove 2 screws and the chilled water tank
cover inside the fresh food compartment.
3. Remove 2 screws from the chilled water tank.
4. Cut the water lines leaving enough line to
reconnect. Use union WR02X10471
(5/16 x 5/16).
I have a leak in the water tank assembly part # 17X10734. when I received the part I noticed it had tubes attached. what is the procedure to replace the tubeing that is attached to this water tank? or Should I just cut tubeing and connect with a 1/4 inch john guess connector?
The tubing goes down through the floor of the refrigerator compartment and one attaches to the water valve and the other to the connector under the freezer door. You would want to route them to where they go and not use john guess connectors except for the one under the door.
After talking to Curtis on your 800 number (nice guy), I have determined that this item (Item Number: AP3188462) connects into the water inlet valve and feeds somehow to the water that comes out of the door.
This cable disintegrated near the water inlet value, but it is in good condition a few inches back. What I think would be the easiest to install for me (little skill) is to find a way to connect the 1/4 inch cord to the part of the cord I can see and can easily get to. Is there a way to do this with parts you sell or parts I can get from like Home Depot?
Another question, is this part easy to install if I replaced the whole part?
Could someone with minor plumbing skills do this do you think?
Answer Dean, The best repair , is to replace the water tank/tube assembly WR17X10734, the hardest part of the replacement, is getting to the water tank on the back wall of the fridge compartment, you need to remove everything in the lower half of the compartment. and have a small amount of "food grade" silicone sealant, to reseal the tubing opening in the liner. It would be doable, for someone with basic skills. You could attempt to repair the water line with a "John Guess" coupling 2198677 and 1/4 inch tubing kit 4387492 that you'd cut to length, either way would work. Good Luck and Thanks