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Old 04-04-2013, 10:04 PM   #1
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Leak from refrigerator

Today when flushing the antifreeze out of the lines, water started coming out from under the trim plate at the base of the refrigerator. I shut the water supply off beneath the bathroom sink to stop the stream. Any idea on how to check where the line might be leaking without removing the fridge?
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Old 04-04-2013, 10:06 PM   #2
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Might get better results with year make and model so as other with like or similar units can help.

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Old 04-04-2013, 10:36 PM   #3
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Might get better results with year make and model so as other with like or similar units can help.

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Old 04-04-2013, 10:39 PM   #4
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Do you have an ice maker in you fridge? If you do it could be that water line.
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Old 04-04-2013, 10:44 PM   #5
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There is an ice maker and I'm sure that is where it is coming from, it is just hard to see anything with the limited open space around the fridge. The line going int the fridge through the floor and out through the outside vent is not leaking, it has to be somewhere internal or in an area your can not see on the 390BH.
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Old 04-04-2013, 11:28 PM   #6
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Did you take the outside vent panel off to access the back of ref? you should see the ice maker incomming water line there. You might have frozen the line over the winter.
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:30 AM   #7
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I had the same issue.... Went outside, removed panel and discovered water line, which is plastic, had a small hole rubbed in it.... Bought replacement line from Lowe's and installed it.... Then turned water off to ice maker and bought a portable ice-maker which I keep in an outside storage compartment.... I removed ice bucket in freezer which now give me more inside freezer space...

Will be installing a 63qt ref/freezer and slide in basement this weekend.... I believe it will be what I want for my extended trips.....
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:39 AM   #8
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I would try unhooking the line under the bathroom sink and have someone hold it. I would then go outside and take the panel off where the refrigerator is and gently pull on the line. If the person holding the line can feel the tugging and it seeems to be moving freely, I would try taping a new line to the old and seeing if you can pull the new line through to the ice maker. Other than that, I don't know how you would be able to find the leak.
Good luck and let us know how you make out.
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Old 04-05-2013, 12:14 PM   #9
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While I don't have a Berkshire, or a TT with and ice maker in the fridge, it seems I've seen this issue on a number of forums about the ice maker line leaking in the spring. It seems that when winterizing the line to the ice maker gets forgotten, and then freezes over the winter. I've never had and ice maker even here at home, for future reference are they really worth the trouble and loss of space in the freezer?
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Old 04-06-2013, 02:46 PM   #10
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Yep. Mine froze before i had a chance to winterize. Be sure to keep that line off until you get it fixed.
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