ApplianceGeneral Electric Refrigerator
Level of DifficultyEasy
Time to do repairLess than 15 mins
Age of Appliance5 - 10 years
Removed black cardboard covering on back of refrig with nut driver (6 screws), turned off water supply to pump, removed cooper waterline to pump with adjustable wrench, removed 1 screw holding pump to refrigerator, removed plastic waterline from pump by turning hose counter clockwise. Inserter plastic water line in new pump by screwing line in clockwise, pushed orange plastic stop around waterline into pump, connected cooper water line to pump first wrapping threads on pump with teflon plumbers tape, reinstalled pump to refrig and cardboard back on refrig with 6 screws.
One side note:.
This is the second pump which has burst at the blue plastic seam in seven years.