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Heavy water leak in basement under fridge

I hear a rushing sound of water and there is a heavy leak under fridge pouring through ceiling of basement. Kitchen is dry - fridge seems to be working normally -- but sounds like the water is pouring out back of fridge

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  • gitikoenig Jan 19, 2009

    no ice maker

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    I have water pouring inside the back of fridge

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Has this fridge got an ice maker???
Because ice makers require a water supply to make ice.
This could be where your water is coming from.

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