Question about Kenmore Refrigerators
Water leaks in from freezer. eventually filling vegetable bins and falling out onto floor. Ice formation near back top shelf and other shelves.
I would like to take refrigerator apart but there does not seem to be access
My refrigerator is leaking from the top inside of the fridge at the back, and fills up the bins with water/ice. I can see it dripping, and there is frozen condensation on the console at the top of the fridge, but am unsure how to fix this issue.
IT SEEMS LIKE YOU HAVE A CLOGGED DRAIN . CHECK YOUR CONDECER COILS BEHIND KICK PLATE .. AFTER THAT YOU CAN UNPLUG FRIDGE FOR 24 HRS WITH DOORS OPEN AND SOULD DEFROST ENOUGH TO CLEAR DRAIN . IF NOT . DEPENDING ON MODEL YOU SOULD BE ABLE TO GET THROUGH DRAIN THROUGH MOST FREEZERS .
Posted on Feb 04, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Maybe, Your evaporator coils frost up in normal use
and every eight hours or so the entire unit shuts down and the defrost heater
comes on to melt the frost. This cycle last about 20 minutes. The melted frost
drips into a drain pan and through a drain tube to the drain tray under the
freezer/refrigerator where it's evaporated by the condenser fan.
Your drain tube may be stopped up with ice at the upper end because it drains too slow because it's stopped up at the lower end in the evaporator pan under the unit at the floor. It can get dust and mold in it. Once you get the ice out at the top a little pressure with a turkey baster will usually clear it out. Flushing it out with hot water and clorox may help.
Make sure it drains quick enough to prevent refreezing. . The drain should be located below the evaporator coils on the lower back of the freezer
Posted on Oct 27, 2009
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