Can you run hot water through a refrigerator ice maker?
Even if you do connect the ice maker supply line to a hot water line, the hot water would never make it to the cube tray. The report indicates that hot water is likely to contain higher levels of lead from the plumbing in your house. Prevention of water leaks beneath a refrigerator is important.
How do I know if my water inlet valve is bad?
Signs that point to an inlet valve problem include leaks that fill the dishwasher when not running, the dishwasher filling too slowly when in use, or the dishwasher not filling at all. Leaks that end up outside of the dishwasher also can indicate an inlet valve problem, and this must be addressed immediately.
What causes refrigerator water dispenser to stop working?
Check to see if the tube bringing water in has a little debris screen on it, which may have gotten clogged. If so, clean the screen to allow water back into the water dispenser. Check the inlet tubing for blockage, and make sure the manual water shut-off valve is clean and clear on the inside.
How long does a GE refrigerator last?
According to the 23rd annual portrait of the U.S. appliance industry, standard refrigerators usually last anywhere from 10 to 18 years, with an average life expectancy of 14 years. Compact refrigerator lifespan is even shorter, ranging from 4 to 12 years with an average life expectancy of 8 years.