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Water on floor and under the frigerTOR

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Presuming that this is a self defrosting unit, the probability is that the condensation water from the fridge section is not being disposed of as it should. Most fridges have a little hole in the back rear of the refrigeration compartment. When the unit defrosts, the water runs down the back inside, into a little gully and through the hole. At the back of the fridge (Yep, you're gonna have to drag it out and look at the back) a pipe leads down from the hole to a little tray over the compressor pump. The compressor gets hot when it is running and the water in the tray simply evaporates from the tray because it is over a heat source. My guess would be that the pipe has moved and the water is no longer dripping into the tray, or something has dislodged the tray so water is leaking from it because it's not flat, or something fell in the tray, and took up some room, so it gets more water than it can take before it all evaporates. The water then runs across the floor and out the front of the fridge

Take a look arouns the back and see what is going on there, the solution should, I hope, be fairly clear.

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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