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Older maytag fridge side by side.

Water leaks from under neath, what appears to be a breather line or a drain line. It's a plastic line that is attached to the bottom of fridge. There are no other leaks just at this spot. and is wrecking our wood floor. Iam thinking of plugging the line off. It fill a butter container about every week.

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Re: older maytag fridge side by side.

Buk, there's supposed to be a drain pan under your fridge to catch the water that comes from the drain tube. The water that's coming out is supposed to be there (only, it's supposed to be caught by the drain pan)... it's the water that's made when your fridge defrosts itself. If you plug the tube, the water will back up inside the fridge , puddle up in the bottom and eventually leak out through the door.

You should order a drain pan for it. Here's a link to one online. After you have it in place, you won't have to worry about it anymore. The water that collects there will simply evaporate back into the air.

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