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My 4 year old Whirlpool WRID45TS Refrigerator has started dripping underneath the freezer (through the vent) into the fridge below. Is there a problem with the frost free drain pipe? How do I fix it?

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  • Vicki Aug 14, 2013

    Have you fixed the problem with your leaking fridge.As i have the exact same model with the exact same issue,

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take back panel off inside freezer. check continuity thro heater and thermal fuse in series with heater

Posted on Nov 17, 2008

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Not an original solution - but a good one. Remove panels at the back of the freezer compartment to expose the heater unit or heater wire that defrosts the freezer coils and wrap a solid copper wire gently around the heater/ heater wire and place the loose end in the drain. This will conduct heat to the freezer drain and help keep it open. I did see a manufactured part in one of the appliance parts websites but it did not match my unit.

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SOURCE: Hotpoint FFS70S fridge drain pipe blocks with frost

I have the same problem. Engineer said most likely problem with insulation and since pipe is moulded onto the back, it cannot be fixed easily. Defrosting is a temporary solution only. Luckily I kept extended warranty going, they are going to replace it with a new one.

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Unplug your refrigerator and open the rear panel in the back of freezer. Disconnect one whire on one end of the defrost heater. Tape the wire up and you'll be good to go no defrost. Sea Breeze

Posted on Aug 19, 2009

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SOURCE: My frost free refrigerator has frost even with

your freezer is getting frost because the door is not closing all the way. Make the necessary adjustments to the door so that it gets a good seal and the frost should stop

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6. Blow dry the back of the freezer enough so the ice is thawed at the bottom of the back panel.
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