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Refrigerator leaking slippery substance and forming salt crystals

My Jenn-Air side by side is dripping water and a slippery substance is wicking on the metal frame supporting the toe grille on the freezer side.
Also a line of salt like crystals (brownish in color) was growing between the freezer plastic and the external metal shell just above the toe grille on the freezer side.
The unit is maintaining temperature and other functions just fine, but I am concerned about a future problem if not corrected.

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SOURCE: jenn air jcd2389g side by side refrigerator water leak

sounds like a leak where your incoming water line hooks to the water valves might just need to tighten the coupling or a mouse has chewed through one or both of the lines access the lines on the back and watch while some one gets water out the door to locate the leak

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

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Try defrosting ther could be an ice buildup in the channel between the fridge and freezer.

Posted on Feb 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Rust on Jenn Air Refrigerator Door at Water Dispenser

You may end up respraying the door, but here goes.-

First mechanically remove as much of the rust as you can with an old screwdriver or similar scraper. Then use coarse emery cloth - 80 -120 grit untill all you're left with is shiny metal with rust pits.
You may need to go out further than you think - about 1" all round.

Then use a paint- on de-rusting fluid from vehicle products supplier. When all rust is black or dissapeared, use a zinc primer on all the bare metal. (this will stop it reacuring)

Then either spray the area with an "appliance white" aerosol or squirt it into the cap, and use a paintbrush.

If you are spraying it, open all house windows and doors, cut a mask from newspaper- then tape it to the fridge. Use blankets , plastic dustsheet or old sheets to protect things, and spray it from 12" in several very light coats.

When done, "polish" with T cut - which should remove the rust stain too.

Seal the area of the original leak with a white or clear silicone - and sort the original leak out.

If you polish the plastic with a silicone spray, water will tend to stay put rather than seep.

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

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hi thanks for the question the freezer is more than likely frosted up now with the door left open the drain hose from freezer is clogged shut down let thaw remove panel at the back of fridge allow 24 hrs to thaw clean out the drain tube re level the fridge so that if the door is left open the door will close by its self raise the front legs to achieve this thanks the appliance doc

Posted on Sep 17, 2008

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SOURCE: Jenn-Air JCD2389G Side by Side... Problem: Leak

very common blocked drain to cure unplug appliance defrost then remuve bottom panel freezer side you will find a silver tray with a drain chnnel unblock the hole that should cure it

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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