Water would leak everytime i used the water dispenser
Ben Y. • Honolulu, HI • July 18, 2014
My Repair & Advice
The hose from the valve to the reservoir had a crack in it, luckily it would only leak when dispensing water.
The bad news is the hose itself isn't replaceable, the in/out hoses and reservoir are one unit. The good news is the price isn't that bad for the reservoir unit.
I pulled the refrigerator forward, unplugged the power then removed the cardboard panel. You need room in the front of the refrigerator to open the door so that you can remove the bottom two shelves that block the reservoir and for the reservoir itself. Unplugging the water lines are very easy, pushing down on the tab then pull the line. The only hard part was getting your hands in the small space underneath the unit, keep rags and a small container around to catch the water that wants to come out.
When pulling out the old reservoir just do the exact opposite when installing the new one. The new hoses will go through the rubber plug and end up underneath the refrigerator. Just remember the shorter hose goes to the valve and the longer one goes to the bottom corner of the freezer door and up to the dispenser. There is a line on the hoses, this is where it should match up to the rubber plug in the refrigerator.
Not knowing exactly what was leaking, I ordered most of the water lines, valve and water filter housing to be safe. I noticed only the reservoir hose was brittle but replacing everything else was just extra insurance.