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Water leaking out from inside and running out under the fridge. Do I need to clean out the outlet pipe and if so where would it be??


Check the drain tube that leads to the defrost pan under the fridge. The drain tube maybe plugged. Do you have water standing in the bottom of the fridge and if so that is probably the problem. However, something must be defrosting inside the fridge to create that much water. Be sure your fans are running inside the fridge.

Jan 08, 2016 | Refrigerators

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Stop water under fridge


I'd go to the manufacturer of the appliances website. There you might be able to contact customer service or look through the original owner's manual. That might help.

Nov 19, 2014 | Refrigerators

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Hi, I have a refurbished RFG297AARS from Samsung that we purcased as a refurb about 7 days ago. On day 1-3, a puddle of water formed under the back right underside of the fridge, without the water line...


Chances are its either the drip line or drip tray.. there is a drain to route the condensation pulled out of the fridge and freezer that leads to a drip pan underneat the unit.

Either the drip tray was not installed.. reinstalled incorrectly or the drain tube is leaking or no longer directed to it, or it's overflowing due to excess condensate.

Best of luck!

Apr 26, 2011 | Samsung RFG297AARS (285 cu ft) Bottom...

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It leaks water from underneath


If the water is coming out from under the fridge and you have a water dispenser or automatic ice maker, then I would suggest that you pull the fridge out from the wall and check the water tubing going to the back of the fridge. The tubing is connected with a compression fitting (a special nut that compresses the tubing to the fridge. There may also be a few more pieces of tubing on/in the back of the fridge with these fittings. Place you fingers on each fitting to see if it is loose or wet. If you find a wet or loose fitting, take some pliers and tighten it (snug it up, but not too tight because you can damage the fitting. Dry up the water. Watch the fridge for a while to make sure the leak is stopped. If you can't get it stopped, or if it gets worse, you can cut off the water (there should be a valve under a cabinet next to the fridge, or under your sink). You can get a replacement fitting at Lowe's2_bing.gif and they can tell you how to install it if necessary. If you have water pooling under your fridge and it goes up to the wall, then you should check on the other side of the wall for water also. This happened to our fridge, but we did not see the water in front of the fridge because it ran to the back of the fridge and under the wall into our carpet on the other side. Wet carpet is how we discovered the problem.

May 05, 2010 | GE (PSS26MSRSS) Side by Side Refrigerator

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Water is coming out on the floor in front of the fridge, what might be wrong?


If the water is coming out from under the fridge and you have a water dispenser or automatic ice maker, then I you should pull the fridge out from the wall and check the water tubing going to the back of the fridge. The tubing is connected with a compression fitting (a special nut that compresses the tubing to the fridge. There may also be a few more pieces of tubing on/in the back of the fridge with these fittings. Place you fingers on each fitting to see if it is loose or wet. If you find a wet or loose fitting, take some pliers and tighten it (snug it up, but not too tight because you can damage the fitting. Dry up the water. Watch the fridge for a while to make sure the leak is stopped. If you can't get it stopped, or if it gets worse, you can cut off the water (there should be a valve under a cabinet next to the fridge, or under your sink). You can get a replacement fitting at Lowe's and they can tell you how to install it if necessary. If you have water pooling under your fridge and it goes up to the wall, then you should check on the other side of the wall for water also. This happened to our fridge, but we did not see the water in front of the fridge because it ran to the back of the fridge and under the wall into our carpet on the other side. Wet carpet is how we discovered the problem.

May 01, 2010 | Kenmore Elite 22.4 cu. ft. Bottom Freezer...

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Water in carpartment under fridge.


thats the dispensor tank, is there a drip pan under neath the refrigerator?

Apr 24, 2010 | GE GSH25JFR Side by Side Refrigerator

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Rs2556sh model leakes water under fridge when ice maker cycles


If there was water in the water line it could have split. Check on the back where the water line goes from the inlet valve to the ice maker.

Oct 01, 2009 | Samsung RS2630SH Side by Side Refrigerator

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Freezer works, fridge not cooling but water was leaking from under fridge a few weeks ago, could not find source . Small compact frigidaire unit for dorm room.


Most if not all fridges under $2000 only use a single compressor meaning the refrigeration is provided by venting the freezer air into the compartment. Water under the unit likely indicates the fridge is not properly sealing and moisture is condensing on the cold coils and dripping.

Jun 24, 2009 | Refrigerators

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There is water dripping filling up the bottom under the salad container. The model is a LRTN22311TT.


Remove contents of fridge and check the drain line running down the top back of the back of fridge and follow to lower section of fridge (usually a back ledge or under the crisper sections) and locate a small round drain hole. Also, check to see that the drain collector (funnel looking thing at top back of fridge section) is located under the freezer defrost drain opening, to allow water to flow through the fridge into the drain pan under the fridge.

If something has obstructed the drain funnel, path, tube, or lower drain hole, remove the blockage to allow water to drain into underneath of fridge into drain pan for proper evaporation of water produced from the usual daily defrost cycle of fridge/freezer.

If that is not the problem, it could be that you have a leaking water supply line for your ice maker and you'll need to see if the freezer is allowing excessive water to flow out of the ice maker into the fridge section.

Another simple check/solution is that the fridge is not properly leveled, meaning that the front of the fridge should be slightly higher than the rear to allow for proper drainage and self closing of the front doors. This will help keep the water flowing in the built in channels and drains.

A perfectly level fridge isn't the right way to install most moveable refridgerators, while built in fridges (Sub Zero, etc.) are designed for plumb and level installations for proper functioning and use.

Apr 09, 2009 | LG LRTBC1825T Top Freezer Refrigerator

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Heavy water leak in basement under fridge


Has this fridge got an ice maker???
Because ice makers require a water supply to make ice.
This could be where your water is coming from.

Jan 19, 2009 | Sub-Zero 650 / O Bottom Freezer...

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