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Water in the bottom of the refrig

Frequently water collects in the bottom of the refrigerator under the crisper and vegetable bins until the bottom is full and then the water runs out of the refrigerator onto the floor. Thanks for any suggestion.

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Re: water in the bottom of the refrig

HI thanks for your question. the drain tube is clogged. to repair turn fridge off, for at least 24 hrs. as the frain tube is between the inside and outside wall. so its just not dirt in the drain tube, its frozen . to clear after 24 hrs . purchase a small plastic tube , go to the drain tray at the back shove the small hose up the drain hose and blow air up the tube . it will unclog. thanks the appliance doc. please rate my answer. thanks.

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We had to call in a tech for repair. The tech removed the drain pipe panel and kept pouring warm water using a bottle squeezer with an extended nozzle pipe so the water would reach the drain hole behind the drain pipe. At first the water came back inside so we knew something had blocked the drain hole. Finally after about 10 cups of warm water pumping, a tiny piece of what looked like a spinach leaf came out. Apparently, that leaf must have frozen in the hole and ice that surrounded the frozen leaf blocked the drain hole. This is something we can do ourselves if we know what to do and how to do it.

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Re: water in the bottom of the refrig

I have the same problem. The only thing that has ever worked for me is to completely defrost the freezer and fridge. I think some fridges have the drain holes behind the wall panel, and it gets blocked by ice from the freezer. A friend told me I have to periodically defrost the fridge even though it's "frost-free."

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Re: water in the bottom of the refrig

If there is a hole under the crispers, clean this out (ie. suction with a turkey baster.)

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