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Water pooling inside fridge

The fridge in our office lunchroom has been working well.. however, every month when i go to clean it out, there is a pretty large amount of water under the bottom foods drawer. I've messed with the temperature settings, the only result being the puddle of water was frozen when I turned the temp way up. I'm not completely sure of the model.. it is a Kenmore side by side with ice maker/water dispenser.. it says "frostless 25" on the door. It is also VERY full most of the time, and the seals around the door look a little worn. Thanks!

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  • matt gaustad Jun 11, 2007

    It turns out, there was a crack in the cold water reseviour tank inside the fridge. It is where water is stored to cool before it comes out the faucet on the door.
    I am going to try to disable the water supply to that, without cutting off the water to the ice maker.
    If anyone has any tips on how to do that, it would be much appreciated.
    Thanks

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Pull the ref out. remove panel at the bottom on the back of the ref. the water valve has two solenoids on it. one for the i.m. and one for the cold water. unplug one solenoid. does the water dispenser still work? yes: you've unplugged the wrong one no: you're good to go.

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Check if there is a drain hole in middle of gulley at back of fridge. this is probably blocked. push something flexible down hole and check water drains freely by pouring a small jug of water in gully

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