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Replace Water Line on LG Refrigerator

The blue water line on the back of my LG refrigerator has a split in it about half-way down the back.. How difficult is it to replace this line?

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Lyle, I was able to resolve all issues.
by Manage My Life
July 22nd, 2013
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Hello Lyle,

Just bought used lrsc 26911tt LG refrigererator. Connected the water supply line. It is making ice but odes not dispense water. I found two diconnected tubes at the bottom of the freezer door hinge. and a seperate John guest connector fitting (5/16 to 5/16) but no clips. I connected the two tubes at the bottom of the door. Still no water from the dispenser however when i press the dispenser switch water leaks out of the connector at the bottom of the door. Can you tell:

why the water dispeser is not dispensing water?

why the connector at the bottom is leaking a little bit of water? is it because of the missing clips or 5/16 size of the connector? the tubing seems to be in good shape.

Thanks
by Manage My Life
July 21st, 2013
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I agree with Alan. I had several pin hole leaks as well. I would not splice the line on these LGs. Full replacement is the way to go. I bought my fridge in 2006 - fyi as a reference for models that may have used that OEM tubing with the defect. I also just had to replace the water inlet valve assembly on my fridge ($85 part). Since I had replaced the lines last year, I knew what I was in for with the valve. Took about 30 minutes.
by Manage My Life
July 18th, 2013
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In my humble opinion the 5/16" dia. water line runnig up the back of the LG refrigarator is a weak design. On our four year frig the original line developed a pin hole leak about two years ago. I replaced it with an OEM line. Several weeks ago the second line developed a pin hole leak and i spliced it with a coupling as suggested in some of the earlier posts and turned the water supply on half way just to make sure there were no pressure problems. Yesterday another pin hole developed in the line. Last night i went to Lowes and got a 5/16" OD x 3/16" ID tubing (little thicker wall) than the OEM tube and installed it with no problems. The tubing was Watts polyethylene #42142425. I would not use the OEM tube again.
by Manage My Life
July 18th, 2013
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Joey S
Dan: It would much easier and less cost to cut out the bad portion of the water line tubing and splice in a new hose using John Guest fittings. I would try this first before having to replace the complete hose assembly.
by Joey S Earned 1,958 community points in Appliances
July 8th, 2013
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It seems much easier to replace a section of the water line instead of the entire line and easier to spot leaks, at a cost of ~$25 (for the two John Guest fittings and some tubing). It appears from the posts, though, that it is not very successful (perhaps because the successful uses aren't posted). Is it worth the investment to try?
by Manage My Life
July 6th, 2013
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Eric's directions are great. Unfortunately, I have an LG LFX25960sp and the water line goes in at the top right (when facing the back) -directly up the back corner and not crossing to the other corner. Inside the unit, there is a thin (almost no depth) filter assembly in the center, and a cylindrical plastic unit at the left with the temperature control on the front of it. Is this where I will find the top of the water line in my unit, or is it in the center? If in the center, it is unclear how to remove the cover (no visible screws or tabs) and I do not want to crack it -- how to remove?
by Manage My Life
July 6th, 2013
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My husband and I did read Eric instruction. Unfortunately we did not know how to "pull" the tube out of the water filter head. My husband ended up pulling the grommet out of the 5/16" "push-to-connect" part of the water filter head. He cracked one of the "leg" of the grommet. We put everything back together. Unfortunately it leak. I cannot find any place to get just a replacement grommet for the 5/16" "push-to-connect". Long story short, ended had to order an entire water filter head. Hopefully it will arrive soon. My sons are belly aching about why there is no cold water and ice in the refrigerator. All and all, Eric step by step illustration really is helpful. Thanks.
by Manage My Life
June 10th, 2013
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Lyle W
Hello Peggy. Eric posted some detailed instructions (with pictures) on the previous pages of this thread. Your refrigerator may not be exactly the same as his model but you should be able to use that general procedure.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
June 10th, 2013
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Opps typo.
I would like to replace all the water hose at the back of the refrigerator.
by Manage My Life
June 3rd, 2013
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I have a LG LRSC26911TT refrigerator. The clear water line from the water source to the water filter has ma pin hole leak. I would like to replace all the holes at the back of the refrigerator. Can you help? I need detail exploded view of the water lines and instruction. Thanks.
by Manage My Life
June 3rd, 2013
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Lyle W
Thanks Casper. I viewed the information on that link. The GR-P197WVS appears to be a valid model number through that website but it may not be an American model that I can access information on. I checked for information on similar LG side-by-side refrigerators based on that information. This appears to be similar to the LG model LSC27970ST. I posted some information about that model in the image below. That information may help you repair the water line. I recommend that you try to remove the freezer door and repair that water line without replacing the section that runs from the bottom of the freezer door to the dispenser. Some of those side-by-side refrigerators do not have a replacement part for that line between the dispenser and the bottom of the refrigerator. That part is foamed into place in the freezer door and cannot be removed or replaced. That is why I recommend that you try to repair the existing water line. You may be able to find some fittings and tubing at your local hardware store or home improvement center. If you need more assistance, reply with additional details. (Try checking the right wall inside the refrigerator for a model number and provide that information if possible.)
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
March 8th, 2013
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Hi Lyle W
try this link
lg.com/au/support-product/lg-GR-P197WVS#
It looks very similar to the pics in the posts above
thanx
by Manage My Life
March 8th, 2013
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Lyle W
Hello Casper. I tried to find information on that model of LG refrigerator (GR-P197WVS). I did not find any data on that model in our system. Can you recheck that model number and reply with a revision if possible. Once I get a good model number or more information, I should be able to help you.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
March 8th, 2013
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Hi Lyle W, very informative.
My LG Refigerator Freezer GR-P197WVS has a water and ice dispensing unit. Last night the water line developed a crack 1.2 cm below the entry point in the freezer door. The 1.2 cm protruding from the hinge is not leaving me with much to work. I might need to replace the water pipe in the door, is this the correct thing to do, how do I get access to the insides of the water dispenser to connect a new waterpipe ?
thank you
Casper
by Manage My Life
March 8th, 2013
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Lyle W
Hello Sharon. Please reply with more information about which water line that you are trying to replace. Include the full model number of your refrigerator as well. We will assist you as quick as possible once we receive that additional information. Thanks.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
November 12th, 2012
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Hi,
I disconnect the water line from the front and the back but can't pull out the water line.
Is it a one line?
Please advice.
Thanks,
Sharon
by Manage My Life
November 10th, 2012
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Lyle W
I recommend that you try to find that fitting locally (or use a similar type of straight union fitting). I added a link for the 1/4" OD John Guest fitting from the Amazon website below. That is the type of fitting that you will need for that 1/4" tubing. If you are replacing 5/16" OD tubing, then you will need a similar straight union in that size. Be sure that you cut the tubing properly as shown in the second link below.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
September 6th, 2012
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Lyle I am trying to replace the water line on LFX25960ST and you mention an easy method would be to splice in a line instead of replacing the whole thing. Can you tell me what spefic John Guest fittings I should use since I am lost after going to their online site. I have a replacement tube already which is the exact same one on this model.
Thanks
Paul
by Manage My Life
September 5th, 2012
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Lyle W
Hello Eric. Thanks for posting the pictures and the procedure for replacing the water lines in that refrigerator. That will definitely help others who need to complete that repair.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
August 30th, 2012
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Step 16 - Re-attach the water lines to the repective connection. Install U-clips. Again, thee is a noticible "BUMP" when you push that tubing in. Make sure the end of the tube is nice and square from when you trimmed it. I recommend a untility knife with new razor on it. Picture on left.

Step 17 - Hook up the water supply line and CHECK FOR LEAKS. You will need to re-install the FILTER for this. You can do it even with the housing still hanging inside the fridge. Plug the fridge back in. Open up the shutoff valve. Run several glasses of water through and check all connections for leaks. I had one leak and had to remove the U-clip, re-seat the tub and it was fine.

Step 18 - NO LEAKS? Good. Shut off the water again. Remove the supply line. Re-install the back cover. Re-install supply line. NOTE: I added a zip tie to hold the supply line to the fridge to reduce stress when pullign the fridge in and out. See pic on the right.

Step 19 - Button everying back up and pat yourself on the back.

This took me a little over an hour to do. I also was taking pictures and handling two little childrens requests.

Hope this helps.
by Manage My Life
August 30th, 2012
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Step 13 - Re-install the filter valve using the white screws you removed. Don't install the cover yet as you will need it open to check for leaks. I re-installed my housing and connected the electrical but left it hanging. Pic on the left.

Step 14 - I went ahead and secured the lines using the clips on the back of the fridge (middle pic) this helped me to get rid of the slack so I can see how much tubing I had.

Step 15 - Re-install the metal spring sleeves and secure with some tape so it doesn't slide. Pic on the right.
by Manage My Life
August 30th, 2012
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Step 10 - Remove the two white screws (left pic) that hold the filter valve (not sure what else to call it). Reach behind the fridge and feed the water lines through so you can pull the assembly twards you.

Step 11 - Remove the Red and Blue U-clips and remove the water lines the same way you did before. See middle pic.

Step 12 - Fish the new lines from the back of the fridge. Connect them to their respective fitting. Note, when you SEAT the tubing, Push on the round piece as you insert the tubing (see green arrow in pic on the right). While pushing in the tubing I felt a noticable "bump" when it was seated correctly. Re-insert the proper U-clip to lock the tube in place.

NOTE: enusure the ends of the new tubes are cut square. Do not use scissors or anything that compresses the tube to cut it. I used a new utility knife to cut mine.
by Manage My Life
August 30th, 2012
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Step 7 - Remove the cover where the lines enter the fridge on the top left. You see I put the srew back so I would not lose it.. (left pic). There are also two other clips on the back of the fridge that hold the lines in place. Remove those as well.

Step 8 - Open the fringe and remove the top self, food, etc.. so you have access. Remove the light cover. There are two tabs on the bottom that release the cover (middle pic). Once the cover is removed you will clearly see a screw on the left and right (behind the filter) that need to be removed also.

Step 9 - With the filter and two screws removed you can pull down on the housing. There are two "pegs" that keep it attached to the top. I kind of wiggled and pulled down. See pic on the right. Go ahead and disconnect the electrical (green arrow) and remove the entire housing from the fridge.
by Manage My Life
August 30th, 2012
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I am sure I will forget some detail but the first few steps are self-explanatory.
Step 1 - Shut off water to fridge. In my case a had a self-tapping T-valve in the basement that I shut off.
Step 2 - Pull out the fridge to access the back. Disconnect the power.
Step 3 - Remove the water supply line connected to the water inlet valve. Have a tupperware ready catch any residual water leaking out of the supply line. Have a towel ready to catch everything else that hits the floor before you make it to the tupperware.
Step 4 - Remove the bottom aluminum cover. I always put the screws back into their holes so I don't lose them...fyi. With the cover removed you can now see the water lines and water valve (see pic on left). Green arrows are pointing to the 5/16 line and 1/4 inch line and their U-clips that need to be removed. I tried to remove the water valve for better access but the red arrow is pointing to a short piece of supply line that doesn't provide the slack required to pull the valve out. I left it in and still had room to work.
Step 5 - Remove the U-clips from both lines. You then have to push UP on the ring you pulled the U-clip from to release the line. Pull the line out and have your tupperware ready.
I had to use needle nose pliers to grab the U-clip on the 1/4 inch (middle pic). Take your time and be careful not to break them.
Step 6 - Drain the water from the lines. The ends of the lines have a metal spring sleeve that prevents the line from kinking. Remove the sleeves and save them for the new lines.(right picture)

I think an expert will have to reply to this in order for me to continue to post. Hope this helps...
by Manage My Life
August 30th, 2012
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Lyle W
Hello Eric. It would be great if you could post some of those pictures. There may be a size limit on pictures that can be uploaded (maybe 2MB). You can give it a try. You should be able to post 3 pictures per reply. Pictures would probably help other users who need to make this repair. Pictures of the damaged water line may also help me as I send information to the manufacturer about this problem. Thanks.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
August 30th, 2012
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Lyle,
Both lines replaced. Thanks for the input. I took a ton of pictures if anyone is interested.
by Manage My Life
August 29th, 2012
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Lyle W
I looked at that picture. Those black rings appear to be black marks but they are not o-rings. Try pulling the existing water line out of the fitting as I described above. You should not see any o-ring on that existing water line. One of the above posts shows that John Guest fitting. If you need more help, let us know.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
August 29th, 2012
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Hi Lyle,
Thanks for the reply. I was curious becasue the photo of tubing on SearsPartsDirect appeared to have a o-ring on the ends.
by Manage My Life
August 29th, 2012
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Lyle W
Hello Eric. You should be able to find that line locally at a hardware store, appliance repair part outlet or home center and replace it on your own. That system has John Guest water fittings. Just push in the collar on that fitting and pull the existing water line out. Make sure that the new water line is clean cut with a flat tip. Push the new water line into the fitting until it stops. Pull back slightly to make sure that it seated in the fitting. It does not need any o-rings or seals. That fitting should seal properly. If you need more help, let us know.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
August 29th, 2012
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Guess what, I am also getting random pinhole leaks in the 5/16 tubing. I now have 3 pinhole leaks that spray water to release pressure after you use the water feature on the fridge. In any case, I need to replace the whole line. Placing a 3rd compression fitting is laughable at this point.

I purchased my fridge in 2006. LRSC21935TT

Can I just purchase 5/16 OD tubing? Is there any "O" ring or anytihng else special I need to replace the line? fyi - probably going to also replace the 1/4 OD tubing next to it as I am leary of it as well. SInce I will have the fridge apart I might as well replace both.

Thank you in advance.
by Manage My Life
August 29th, 2012
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Lyle W
Hello Peter. It sounds like you are describing the collet that is shown in the John Guest water fitting that I provided below. That collet or collar needs to be pressed in toward the valve or the fitting to remove the water line or tank fitting. The new valve should have those collets in place. The water tank and the water line will need to be pushed into the new valve fitting and seated. You can then tug back on the line or tank to make sure that it is seated properly in that fitting. I hope that this explains the issue that you are describing. If not, I recommend that you reply with additional details (or send us some digital pictures of the issue if possible). We will try to assist you further if possible. Thanks.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
June 8th, 2012
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When I pulled the tubes on my LG LFX25960ST Refrigerator, they were stuck in tight by round crown shaped washers. I destroyed them getting them out but I don't see where LG sells replacements. Will I need those?
by Manage My Life
June 7th, 2012
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Lyle W
That is a typo. I was referring to the crack that you were describing in the liner (not line). That was the crack that you made when clearing out the ice with the pair of scissors.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
May 21st, 2012
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Thanks guys. I'll give them a shout. Quick question. Lyle, what is the crack in the line that you are referring to? Is that the water feed line? Or is that something to do with the air leak?

Cheers!
by Manage My Life
May 21st, 2012
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Lyle W
Hello Christopher. I think that Landell is correct about an air leak into that ice compartment causing your problems. A crack in that line could cause that situation to become worse. I recommend that you have a service technician physically examine the refrigerator and fix this type of failure. Here is a link for the Sears Service website:

Sears Home Services

. If you need more help, let us know.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
May 21st, 2012
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Hi Landell, thanks for responding. Well, from what I recall seeing, the large clump of ice was inside the bin. I had to take out the bin unit in order to retrieve it. Also, I have noticed that ice gathers not only around the peribmiter of the bin, but also beneath it and behind it. Quite a lot of it too. We end up having to remove the bin and hack off all of the ice just to get it to properly work again. Also, on the back of the bin itself, a lot of ice accumulates where the metal wheel thing turns.

One thing I did whilst hacking away the ice with a pair of scissors (I know, not recommended), was put a tiny little crack in the plastic surround inside the fridge door that the ice bucket sits on top of. All of these problems existed before I did this, but not sure if I have caused any further damage?

Thanks.
by Manage My Life
May 14th, 2012
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Christopher,



Lyle is taking some vacation time. I will be answering his questions for a few days.



From your description you most likely have an air leak. If the ice compartment door is freezing closed, this is usually caused when the outside moist air is getting inside and the condensation is freezing. Check the refrigerator door seal and the ice door seal. Make sure the ice door is closing after use.



If you can check to see if the ice is clumping in the ice bin or the ice is coming from the ice maker in big chunks, this can also help us determine your next course of action.
I hope this is helpful. If I may be of further assistance please reply to this post.



I hope this is helpful. Check the things I have covered here and if I may be of further assistance please reply to this post.



Landell
by Manage My Life
May 14th, 2012
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Hi Lyle,

Thanks so much. I wanted to wait a little while to get back to the folks on here about the current situation. So...I haven't actually had the water line replaced yet as I wanted to wait and see if the problem would go away. Well, it has in fact worsened. There appears to be another split in the line.

Additionally, I have noticed that inside the ice maker, there seems to be some sort of leak. Ice freezes constantly outside the plastic bucket making it difficult to open the inside ice door. If I turn up the temperature of the fridge, the door no longer freezes, however, water just leaks out of the door unit and into the tray below it. Additionally, in the ice bucket itself, ice does not appear to be forming correctly. Sometimes there are large chunks of ice in there.

All in all, should I just get a new fridge at this point? Or do you think replacing the water line might do the trick?

Any feedback much appreciated.

Thanks!
by Manage My Life
May 14th, 2012
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Lyle W
I checked with the manufacturer regarding that water line. There have not been any common problems or mass failures of that water line. Once you replace that water line, you should not have any more problems.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
March 21st, 2012
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Lyle, thanks so much for the feedback. What a wonderful site. I will give what you suggested a try and let you know how I get on.

Thanks!

Christopher
by Manage My Life
March 20th, 2012
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Lyle W
You will probably need to just replace that water line. It is unlikely that the new water line will leak. I will check with the manufacturer about the water line problem. I am not aware of any widespread known failures of that component. There is not any component failure in the refrigerator that will cause that water line to develop pin hole leaks. That is just a failure of the water line itself. You could be correct about the refrigerator temperature sensor being slightly off according to the details you provided. I recommend that you try adjusting that refrigerator temperature first. Give the unit 24 hours to adjust to the new setting. Place a glass of water on that back of that top shelf with an accurate thermometer inserted in the water. This will give you an accurate reading of the actual refrigerator temperature. If the actual temperature is way off, reply with the details of actual temperature and refrigerator/freezer temperature settings.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
March 17th, 2012
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Hi there,

Hopefully somebody here can help with this :) We have a LG LFX25960st refrigerator and similar to Dan, the water line at that back of the fridge sprung a pin hole leak roughly 4 months ago. We paid a guy $200 to come and fix that and a couple of weeks later, it sprung a leak in a different spot. He also spliced that (didn't charge this time) and here we are now with a third pin hole leak! I am not all that technical so at a complete loss as what to do. He suggested replacing the entire tube, but I wonder if there is something else causing the problem that will simply happen again with a new replacement tube?

I think the fridge thermostat might be incorrect as the milk at the back of the top shelf is partially frozen. Also, it appears that a little bit of ice is gathering on the outside of the ice box. Not sure if that is condensation freezing?

Anyways, any advice would be much appreciated as how to resolve the leak :)

Thanks.
by Manage My Life
March 16th, 2012
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Hello Dan. That line that goes up the back of the refrigerator does go into the filter housing. I provided a parts diagram in the image below for reference. Shut off the water supply (I am sure that you already did that). You can remove that cover over the water lines on the top back panel of the refrigerator (KEY 625A). You can disconnect the short water line that comes back out of the filter housing. Since you are replacing that long water line, you can cut it if necessary. From inside the refrigerator, remove the water filter and the cover over the water filter head. You should then be able to disconnect the water line from that filter head and pull it out through that back panel. You can thread the new water line in through that back panel and connect it to the filter head. You will need to depend on your personal observation of the components in the refrigerator and use these general directions to complete this repair. If you run into problems, reply with additional details (or digital pictures if possible) and we will try to assist you further.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
January 24th, 2012
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Thanks Lyle W. I Would like to change that entire line. The bottom is easy, but the top enters the back of the refer into styrofoam. Can you explain how to disconnect the top end? It must connect to the filter, but I do not know how to access that point. Any help is appreciated. Dan
LG. Lfx25960ST
by Manage My Life
January 23rd, 2012
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Hello Dan. Changing that filter would not affect the water pressure through those water lines in a manner that would cause a leak. It could be a coincidence that the leak occurred immediately after changing that filter. You may want to shut off the water supply and remove the water supply line on that back of the refrigerator. Place the end of the water supply line in a bucket and check the water pressure and flow from the end of that water supply line. The water pressure inside the refrigerator will not be more than what you see from the end of that water supply line. If that water pressure is normal then I don't think that a water pressure problem is causing your leaks. That being said, there is a chance that the water supplier was conducting some maintenance or repairs on the water supply in your area and that the system experienced a temporary spike in water pressure. You can check on that issue. If you do not find excessive supply pressure, then the water line failures were likely caused by a failure or fatigue of the water lines. I hope that this information helps. If you need more assistance, reply with additional details.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
January 23rd, 2012
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Lyle W , the line on the back of my lg French door refer also had a pin hole leak. I repaired that section of line. Another pin hole developed in the old line. I'm stumped. What is causing this? The first hole developed almost immediately after we changed the filter. Could that have done something to the pressure? Lfx25960st
by Manage My Life
January 23rd, 2012
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The water valve itself is probably not frozen. The water tube that fills the ice maker could be frozen. I read the answer that Expert Jimmy provided for your question. He provides some good information. See if the ice maker has ice cubes in it. I provided some technical information about that ice maker in the image below. You can manually cycle the ice maker by pressing and holding that fill adjustment button for 3 deliberate seconds. See if you can get the ice maker to cycle in this manner. If not, then the ice maker module will probably need to be replaced. If the ice maker cycles but does not fill, you could have a problem with the water valve. You would need to determine whether the water valve is getting voltage during the fill portion of that manual cycle process. I recommend that you have a technician check this type of problem. That type of diagnosis will require a live voltage check using a volt/ohm meter. Those types of checks are dangerous. I provided a link for the Sears Service website below this reply. If you decide to have the refrigerator serviced, you can use that link to schedule a technician. If you want to continue to troubleshoot and repair this problem yourself, reply with additional details and we will try to assist you further.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
April 1st, 2011
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Hi Lyle.. I have a question regarding the valve. I've posted a question already ..but have not heard anything.. I have and LG25950 and it has stopped making ice. per biker mike (expert) here he replied to another person saying that the water valve might be frozen. I've moved the refrig, and can see the valve, but don't know what to do next or how to remove it.. He also mentioned to flush the line.. before hooking it up and again... I don't know how.. could you assist me ?
by Manage My Life
March 31st, 2011
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Lyle W
Here are the additional images.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
January 12th, 2011
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Lyle W
Thanks for providing that updated model number and the part that you are trying to replace. You can order new tubing from the

Sears PartsDirect

website.

I recommend that you repair this failure by cutting the ends of the water line at the top and the bottom outside of the area where it is leaking. Use some fittings (John Guest fittings) to splice in a replacement line of tubing. Be sure that you shut off the water supply and unplug the refrigerator when completing this repair.

You should be able to find fittings to splice the water line into place at your local hardware or plumbing supply store.

If you were to replace the whole part, you would need to pull the cover shown in the first image below. After removing the screw, you will need to release the tabs that are shown in the second image. You can then remove the cover. The third image shows the water lines going into the refrigerator cabinet with that cover removed. The lines go into the refrigerator cabinet and connect to the filter housing (Key 626A in the 4th image). You will need to disconnect that line and connect the new one. To access that housing, you will need to remove the light bulb cover, light bulbs and control housing in the top of the refrigerator cavity. The other end of the line that you are replacing is probably hooked to the inlet water valve assembly shown in the 5th image. The 6th image shows how to remove that component. You can see that replacing that entire water line can be an extensive project. That is why I recommend splicing in a replacement run of tubing.

Be careful when working with the water lines. Failure to properly connect the water lines can result in a leak that will cause damage to flooring or counters.

If you need more help, reply with additional details.

If you do not feel confident repairing this problem yourself, then you can have it repaired at your home by a Sears technician. Here is a link for the website:

Sears Home Services

.
by Lyle W Earned 2,989 community points in Appliances
January 12th, 2011
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The model number is LSC26905TT. I think the part I need is 616F. It is the larger tube on the back. It looks fairly straight-forward, but didn't want to get it apart and find any surprises when I went to connect the tube. It looks like other folks have had problems with holes in this tubing?
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January 11th, 2011
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I am trying to get that clarified...(it's my neighbor's). The number she gave me was LGC26905TT. I'm not finding that number anywhere. She is supposed to be getting back to me and I'll post it as soon as I have it. I didn't know if all LG's had the same set-up or not.
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Replacing parts on appliances can be quite a mystery without instructions. While you are waiting on an expert to answer your question, a suggestion I have is to add model number to this thread so you can get a better answer from the experts!
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