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Kenmore refridgerator model 363.78562893. water accumulating inside unit

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Leak from freezer into refridgerator, near the back.


You did not mention what Model and Make it is. That could change a fix.

Just a generic fix, assuming the unit its not too new, the first thing you want to do is turn the water off that is feeding your ice maker. Behind the refer on the wall. Be careful to not kink the water pipe pulling out and putting back the refer during your repair.

If stopping the leak into the refer was accomplished by turning off the water, now your confronted with how old is the refer and is it worth digging around and finding the actual leak. If the leak is in the wall of the refer (not the house wall), basically, just forget it, live with it and buy some ice trays. If you want the ice and it is really old, you may want to take this opportunity to replace the unit.

This would be my first assessment, not knowing age, make and model number. Sorry, wish I could be more helpful.

kindly,

Jim

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Kenmore Elite dishwasher won't clean and leaves white film


CHANCES ARE YOUR WATER TEMP IS TOO COOL and the 2nd
PROBLEM IS VERY HARD WATER THAT IS CAUSING THE WHITE RESIDUE. RAISE THE TEMP ON HOUSEHOLD WATER TO 140 F AND ADD SOME SALT TO THE WASH CYCLE. LASTLY USE A LIQUID DETERGENT LIKE LIQUID CASCADE.

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Water is leaking inside the refridgerator at the top. It looks like condensation or a slow drip but over time it accumulates on the top drawer?


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 or on floor
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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Kenmore - ice maker won't produce but water in door fine


Most of the times the solenoid ( electric valve that lets water from the line when the ice maker calls for it) leaks and this little water freezes up inside the filling tube for the ice maker , in tnis case the solenoid has to be replaced.

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We have a kenmore coldspot refridgerator model #62854100 Since we've owned this model we've had a leaking problem from whatever the part is at the top and back of the refridgerator. We go through three...


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.

Sep 03, 2009 | Refrigerators

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Kenmore Refridgerator leaking water into refridgerator compartment from freezer compartment


You most likely have a clogged drain. When you freezers goes into defrost every 8 to 10 hours. The frost that is melted during the defrost drains from the freezer either down through the fridge or out the back and down. Either way it drains into a pan under the fridge. This tube is either clogged or the drain it's self inside the freezer is. Most of the time I find peas stopping the water from draining from the freezer. When the water can't drain it leaks through the bottom of the freezer into the fresh food section of the fridge. You will need to fix this because it will cause other problems. The water that cant drain from the freezer refreezes and will end up destroying the foam in the bottom of the freezer. Water will also leak onto the controls located in the part between the freezer and fresh food section ruining you controls.
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Sep 01, 2009 | Kenmore Refrigerators

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REFRIDGERATOR LEAKING WATER ON THE FLOOR


HI. This may be a drain pan issue.


The drain pan should be removed and cleaned at least once a year. The drain pan is located at the bottom of the refrigerator behind the front grill. Remove the grill, which snaps into place. Grasp the drain pan while pulling slightly upward and forward.

Clean the pan with warm soapy water or warm water and baking soda.

If the pan rattles when it is replaced, it is too close to the compressor. Simply reposition the tray.

If you have an ice-maker, check the water supply hose going into and coming out of the water inlet valve. The hoses may be loose here.

Jun 30, 2009 | Maytag MSD2454G Side by Side Refrigerator

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Water accumulating in the bottm of refridgerator


HI, Now that you have the ice out of the drain, There is an after market drain transfer heat strip kit you need to buy and add.
Please let me know if I can help you. I have the kit on my web site www.whirlpoolpartssurplus.com
Let me know if I can assist you

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May 17, 2009 | Refrigerators

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Leaking water


turn the water off its behind the unit on the wall .
you might have a busted pip in the door but only tech' can fix that ....

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Kenmore Elite bottom freezer refridgerator


I just went through this with my refridgerator and actually posted one of the questions. Here is what I found ........

In the freezer compartment behind the panel there is an evaporator fan which pulls cold air from the freezer and pushes it up into the refrridgerator compartment. If the fan is not working it is one of three things.. 1) there is so much frost in the fan area the fan blade is stopped and cannot push the cold air into the refridgerator compartment or the air channel is blocked. 2) there is no electricity going to the fan (usually tied to the door switch of the refirdgerator compartment, and 3) the motor is dead and will have to be replaced.

Solution to #1 - defrost but there is another problem in the "frost-free" part of the system which must be addressed or the frost will return and it will happen again in the future.

Solution #2 - check to see there is power to the fan. (most are 110VAC but some are 100VDC. Use a meter and check)

Solution #3 - If there is power, the motor is dead. Replace the motor. Be aware that AC and DC motors are different and replace per manufacture's specifications.

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