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Water leaking water is leaking on shelves and settling under crisper drawers. I have cleared vents and the problem continues.

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  • jgregg209 Jan 11, 2009

    Our Whirlpool Refrigerator spills water out the bottom about 1x week. It appears that the water is running down from the back of the fridge onto the shelves and under the crisper drawers, then spills out on the floor. The fridge is cooling fine as well as the freezer and ice maker are working fine.

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You need to remove the back and if lower panel in freezer is removeable, take both out and under the evap in back the drain is stopped up / clear with hot water / will be ok after that

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I have the subzero 632 side by side and there is water dripping from under the bottom drawers onto the bottom of frig and then onto floor. Could that be the rubber gasket stripping on the bottom of the...


Hi,

Behind the crispers and the shelves at the bottom is a drain trough. This drain trough is clogged and would need to be cleared by air pressure. You can use canned air you can seal the opening to keep the pressure in the tube. Once cleared you should be fine.

This happens when food or foreign object get into this trough clog or slow water flow out of the fridge section.

I hope this helps.

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Water is getting into the refrigerator. there is


If the fridge has the freezer on top - the problem is in clogged drain under the evaporator.Whenever the defrost cycle is activated (every 6-12 hours), the water will drain not to the drain pan underneath the fridge, but into the air vents between the sections. Depending on the make/model to get to the drain line you may need either:
  • to remove the back cover in the freezer section;
  • remove the bottom of the freezer section;
  • remove the console with controls on the ceiling of the fresh food section
  • get behind the fridge, find the drain line going to the pan under the fridge remove the drain line and clean.
Good luck.
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I have water under the crisper drawers in my fridge. The water at the bottom on the ?condenser does not seem to be draining what can I do? Thanks Mary


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I have a roper RT21AKXGW00 refrigerator and water settles in the bottom of it and in the crisper draws, is this some sort of blockage?


I have the same model refrigerator and don't have a solution but I think I have more information on the problem. In mine, water will leak periodically from the condenser leading up to the freezer (inside the refrigerator, at the top, center, back of the main compartment). I have seen it leak and it isn't a constant leak but when it leaks it can pour out at a pretty high rate.
In mine, the water will collect in the deli drawer (near the top), the crisper drawers at the bottom, and under the crisper drawers. When it happens, I use a sponge to soak it up and wring into a bowl.
To minimize the impact, I have set up a cup or dish near the back of the fridge to catch the leak. I empty this every couple weeks or whenever it fills up, but I'm looking for more information on a fix (I think the problem has to do with the condenser - that's the lead I got when I found this post).

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Water is collecting under the crisper drawers and on the the shelves


The fridge has a blocked drain...water from defrost cycle not able to get to drain pan. Remove rear panel in freezer and look at bottom....will probably have is built up at drain hole.....use a cup of water to clear until in runs down drain.(may need to check drain pan afterwards to see how full it is)

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Water collects on shelves and below the crisper bins at bottom


Your defrost drain hole is frozen closed.
Remove the back freezer panel and defrost the ice with a hair dryer.
Once the drain is clear poura 1/4 cup bleach in the drain hole.

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open the freezer compartment loo for ice build up on floor of frezer especally towards rear behind back panel. sounds like you have a clogged/frozen defrost drain tube. removing back panel of freezer will give you acess to drain trough, melt away the ice with a hair dryer, youll find a drain hole under there somwhere,pouring boiling water down the drain will clear it pretty quickly( i use a steam machine purchased from the infomercials)

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check behind the drawers is there a water tank for water in thew door that would be my first guess

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