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Water inside refrigerator

Inside of RS275ACWP refrigerator under vegetable tray ice is forming and leaking on floor. There is no hole for water to leak into a drip pan.n What can I do to fix this problem?

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Because your model has an evaporator located inside the fresh food compartment it also will have a drain opening below that evaporator. This is a common problem with these dual evaporator models that have drain blockage caused by ice or gunk blocking the drain and causing water to flow below the crisper drawers. Sea Breeze

Posted on Nov 20, 2013

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Posted on Aug 18, 2009

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This is something that I want you to work with me on as the model you have is complex and I will help if you want. Sounds as if the defrost drain is blocked and we need to do some things to insure that another issue is not taking place. I will give all information if you feel comfortable with me assisting you. I need the age of your fridge and your response as soon as possible Thanks, Sea Breeze

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The drain in the freezer behind back lower panel
needs opening. You can see it at the bottom of the back panel
underneath the evaporator coils. (The cold coils)
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
When the defrost melts the water it goes down the drain
If the drain is clogged with Ice or ? The defrost water
overflows into the ref. or freezer
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
Also check fan undernearh Ref in the rear
Clean condenser coils underneath
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Posted on Aug 11, 2011

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SOURCE: getting water under the vegetable trays sometimes

The drain in the freezer behind back lower panel
needs opening. You can see it at the bottom of the back panel
underneath the evaporator coils. (The cold coils)
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
When the defrost melts the water it goes down the drain
If the drain is clogged with Ice or ? The defrost water
overflows into the ref. or freezer
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
Also check fan undernearh Ref in the rear
Clean condenser coils underneath
.I'm including my article on Refrigerator Repair for your help and convenience.;
Please click or copy and paste into browser for Article
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5816737-fix_refrigerator_psychologically
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