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Whirlpool fridge ET1NHMXKT00 water accumulates under the crispers

I have water accumulating under the crispers, I suspect that it is a clogged drain but don't know where to begin

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Hhi, Yes the drain is plugged. remove the floor panel in the freezer and then the rear panel. Locate the drain hole (right side of drain pan) and melt all the ice. there is an after market drain heater kit that you will need to buy and add to the defrost heater.
It is a design problem. Part# 819043
I hope this helps you. Please let me know if I can assist you further.

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Posted on Jun 25, 2009

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In this hot, muggy weather you are likely to get lots of condensation. Good luck.




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