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GE Refrigerator Leaking Water

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The 5 most common part(s) or condition(s) which cause the symptom Refrigerator leaking water are listed below starting with the most likely. Check or test each item and watch any available videos.

Other Causes and Conditions

Clogged or Freezing Defrost Drain

If the refrigerator is leaking water it's possible that the refrigerator has a clogged or freezing defrost drain. If the defrost drain freezes the defrost water will overflow the drain and drip down to the bottom of the compartment, If enough water accumulates in the bottom it can run out onto the floor. Thaw any ice that is clogging the drain. Make sure the drain is clear by flushing it with a turkey baster and HOT water.

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Water Tank Assembly - Part # 1535709 Mfg Part # WR17X12741

Water Tank Assembly

RepairClinic Item # 1535709

If the refrigerator is leaking water the water tank assembly may have sprung a leak. Check the water tank assembly while it's still in the refrigerator to see if the leak can be found. Keep in mind that the tank is not under pressure, it only holds water at a very low pressure and so the leak might be very small and hard to find. The tank can sometimes be made up of coiled tubing and is usually located behind the crisper drawers, behind a panel in the refrigerator section. If a leak is discovered, replace it. The plastic they use for the tank doesn't accept glue very well.

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Water Inlet Valve - Part # 1863992 Mfg Part # WR57X10091

Water Inlet Valve

RepairClinic Item # 1863992

If the refrigerator is leaking water the water valve may be cracked or have a loose fitting. The water inlet valve requires a minimum of 20 psi to shut off properly. If the water inlet valve does not shut off properly and the water pressure is good, replace the water inlet valve.

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Water Filter Housing - Part # 1477342 Mfg Part # WR17X12512

Water Filter Housing

RepairClinic Item # 1477342

If the refrigerator is leaking water the water filter housing might be cracked or broken. Inspect the housing thoroughly and replace it if any cracks are found.

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Water Filter - Part # 3024481 Mfg Part # MWFP

Water Filter

RepairClinic Item # 3024481

If the refrigerator is leaking water the water filter might not be installed correctly. Remove and reinstall the filter to be sure it's seated properly.

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