Saturday, January 24, 2015

G.E. Refrigerator # LSHS6LGZBCSS Water Valve - Part 4 of 4 - Installing the Part

Fig.1 Turn off the water
By Gary Boutin
Supplies and Tools: 
Clean Towels
Crescent wrench
Flat head screwdriver 
GE Refrigerator LSHS6LGZBCS Manual
Razor knife with new blades     
Mrs Black has a stainless steel and a white refrigerator in her kitchen. She said she noticed a water puddle near the front of the refrigerator. She called my repair services to have the appliance repaired.

This post shows the three steps to purchasing the water valve part for the refrigerator.  

Step 1: Fig.1 above right shows that the water from house to the refrigerator must be turned off.
Step 2: Fig.2 shows the frame hex screw must be removed from the refrigerator wall. Fig.3 and fig.4 shows the water line has been removed from

Fig.3 Removing water line from water valve

Fig.4 Brass nut has been released

Step 3: Fig.5 shows the brown lead is removed. Fig.6 shows two white leads are removed.

Fig.5 Remove the brown leads
Fig.6 Remove the white leads

Step 4: Fig.7 and fig.8 shows each water line that needs to be removed
Fig.7 Remove the black line
Fig.8 Press the white sleeve to release the water line

Step 5: To install the part just do the reverse of the steps above, hang the valve, insert the three electrical leads into the valve, insert two water lines, secure the unit tot the refrigerator. Fig.9 shows the part is installed.
Fig.9 New part installed

Step 6: Fig.10 and Fig.11 shows that air is being purged from the water system. Now the water system is working correctly and the valve is not leaking.
Fig.10 Purge air out of the system
Fig.11 Water system is working

G.E. Refrigerator Model # LSHS6LGZBCSS Water Valve:

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