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Water is leaking on the top shelves in my kenmore refriderator water is leaking on the top shelves in my kenmore I have water leaking onto the top shelf of our Kenmore refrigerator. I believe it goes into defrost mode and water starts to sphew behind the light fixture. Can anyone please help. I have let the refigerator defrost for 2 hours about a month ago. Someone told me this works. Well it did not! What to do! Anyone? Thanks!

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  • danwilli2 May 31, 2009

    TO; gdcroft , thanks guy, your suggestions worked. The only thing I would add, is to remove the lower protective cover in the freezer. If your condensate line is frozen, meaning water has blocked the passage, you will have an overrun of water, which will be frozen. Clean this area thoroughly. After cleaning this area you will see the entry to the condensate line. Pour luke warm water though this passage. Listen for water to start falling into pan.! There you just fixed it.! Good Luck E1. and thanks again GDCROFT!

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During the defrost cycle heaters inside the walls of the freezer turn on to melt the frost. The melted frost "water" is supposed to drain into a pan under the fridge where it will evaporate. I think the drain line from the freezer to this pan may be blocked. I'd also check the seal on the freezer door. If it's not sealing well it lets a lot of moisture into the freezer which means more water during the defrost cycle. I'd also recommend checking to make sure the ice maker is not leaking.

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