Water valve leaked

ApplianceGeneral Electric Refrigerator

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Wrench set
Nutdriver

paul From Suwanee, GA

Apr 22, 2009

1 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

Diagnosis: I removed the nuts holding on the panel at the back of the refrigerator and saw water leaking from the water valve.

Repair: I guided my 10 year old daughter through the actual replacement.

Using a nut driver, unscrew the single nut holding the value to the frame of the refigerator.

Push up the rings around each water tube to release the tubes from the value. Using a wrench, unscrew the supply line.

Put dab of plumbers teflon on the threads.

Reverse all the above:
Screw in supply line, tighten with wrench.
Push water lines for icemaker and chilled water into value assembly.
Position valve and screw in het nut that attaches it to the frame.
Replace rear cover plate and screw in the hex nuts.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Dual Inlet Water Valve

Part Number: PS304374

$46.00
In Stock