Question about Whirlpool Refrigerators
It would be helpful if you could give the make and model of your refrigerator. But with some fridges there is a funnel at the back under the freezer. It is connected to a plastic tube that runs down the inside of the back of the fridge. When that tube becomes blocked, it causes water to overflow the funnel.
If you find that this little funnel has water in it, here is the solution: You can usually find a very long pipe-cleaner (about yon yard or one meter) at specialty stores. Remove the funnel, take the pipe cleaner and ream the pipe. Replace the funnel and that should solve your problem.
If your fridge does not have this drain, then there are other possible causes. To really tackle this properly we would need to know the make and model. Cheers.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If the freezer is on top then empty out the freezer and remove the bottom and back liner of the freezer compartment usually phillips screws. In the back you will see the freezer coils along with a defrost element. Below these two items u will see a drip tray that collects water from the coils on defrost cycle, in the center of the pan will be a drain hole that connects to a hose that leads to a pan under the refrigerator.Normally the water is collected there and evaporated. The hole in the tray in the freezer is clogged. Thaw it and clean it until you can pour water in it and it goes to the pan down below. please rate me
Posted on Jan 09, 2009
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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Posted on Sep 01, 2009
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