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There is a leak somewhere in your defrost drain. Most times this is caused by a blockage near the area of the leakage. Below is a link to a very informative way to help you resolve the problem. Thanks.
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Posted on Jun 28, 2009

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SOURCE: water collects on shelves and below the crisper bins at bottom

Your defrost drain hole is frozen closed.
Remove the back freezer panel and defrost the ice with a hair dryer.
Once the drain is clear poura 1/4 cup bleach in the drain hole.

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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SOURCE: water leaking into the bottom of frig. going under veggy crispers

Look for the drain trough on the bottom of the freezer and pour a mixture of baking soda and warm water down.

Posted on May 07, 2009

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SOURCE: water collects in bottom of refrigerator

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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Posted on May 23, 2009

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SOURCE: water standing under crisper drawers

small drain hole/tube inside (behind crisper pans) is stopped up. Clean out with flexible wire, etc.

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Collecting water at bottom of frig inside under drawers.

begin by removing the grill on the front at floor level. look under there and you will see the evaporation pan. next pull the fridge out from the wall so you can get behind it. there you will see the tube. to unclog it you will have to disconnect it at the top and force hot water into it using a turkey baster.

Posted on Aug 22, 2009

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