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Whirpool iceberg WRN40(The Water tray at the bottom reamins dry.


The tray at the bottom remains dry and water is dripping from the deodorizerin from the chiller chamber, it is not going into  tray at the bottom. What is the problem?

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SOURCE: Water collects in bottom of refrigerator and gets in bins

there is a cup in the back wall of the fridge that is the drain pull it out gently and clean it plus take a small hose and blow through the small hole if there is no cup check under the crisper to see if the drain hole is there

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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SOURCE: water leaks on to the floor from our whirlpool fridge

normally the pipe that drains the water on top of the compressor is a bucket that catch the water the pipe blocks sometime then needs to be opened again with a piece of wire

normally sits in the refridgerator compartement under neath the cooling plate

Posted on Oct 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Drip tray is overflowing water onto floor.

Hi Mickey, You have a bad water valve. Turn the water off to your unit and turn off the ice maker. Replace your inlet valve.

Posted on May 22, 2010

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Fridge (Model ET18LKXHW00) continually

Try turning the defrost timer manually and see if heater becomes hot.

Posted on Jul 29, 2010

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