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Whirlpool refrigerator leaks inside

My Whirlpool refrigerator, model GT22DKXGN01 with freezer on top, leaks inside the refrigerator. It's dripping from the mechanism that's centered in the middle top area of the fridge. There is Styrofoam on the inner portion of this mechanism. Model was manufactured in 1999 and is a Type 6.5 amp.

Please provide very simple, detailed instructions on how this can be repaired. Many thanks!

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HI, First thing you do is remove the floor panel of the freezer. Do you see ice?
If there is ice, remove the rear wall of the freezer as well and start removing the ice. There will be down inside the drain hole also. A hair dryer works great for this project.
Please do not use sharp object/tools.
Now that you have the ice out of the drain, There is an after market drain transfer heat strip kit you need to buy and add.
Please let me know if I can help you. I have the kit on my web site www.whirlpoolpartssurplus.com

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Vic

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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