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Where do I locate the evaporator on my fridge

I'm getting ice on top shelf of fridge side you suggested that I unplug it and remove evaporator cap and clean with wet vacuum but I'm not sure where it's at

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Hi, what kind of refrigerator is it? The evaporator is generally on the back wall of the freezer, it usually has cover over it with some vent holes.

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SOURCE: Kenmore refrig not making ice and top shelf area in refrig not cold

if you are having tempurature issues make sure the fan in the freezer is operating. it should be on when the compresor is running. this may explain both warm fridge and no ice.

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SOURCE: water dripping from the top (bottom of freezer) onto top shelf.

you have defrost problem

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SOURCE: water dripping from freezer onto top shelf of fridge with ice buildup back of freezer

Hi, I can help you. The drain is plugged in the freezer section. Could I get the model #?
Some models need an after market drain heat strip added.
Please let me know and I can get you through tis.

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defrost drain is clogged, remove back panel, and pour hot water down drain and blow it out with pressure of some sort until water passes freely

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SOURCE: water dripping from freezer onto top shelf of fridge with ice buildup back of freezer

the defroster isn't close enough to the drain to be effective. remove the back wall of the inside of the freezer, remove the excess ice. clear out the ice from the drain using hot water and a turkey baster. there is a kit from whirlpool that uses a piece of metal and a screw around the defrost rod, but I found out that a piece of 14 gauge solid core wire with the insulation stripped off works great too. stick the stripped wire into the drain, 2 to 3 inches, and wrap the rest around the defrost rod.

Posted on Jan 04, 2010

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My fridge is dripping water on top shelf and forming ice on the fridge side


Sounds like you might of left one of the doors open, which has frosted up your diffuser. Make sure doors are closing well. I would have to know where exactly the ice and leak is to give you a better answer. You can try turning off refrigerator and open doors for 8-10 hours and let it manual defrost. Turn back on and see if it reappears

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There seems to be water accumulating on the top shelf of our fridge. items on the top shelf get wet and the water also ends up dripping on the floor after awhile. we have not got the ice maker hooked up


YOUR DEFROST DRAIN IS EITHER CLOGGED WITH ICE OR GUNK, YOU CAN UNPLUG AND DEFROST, THE ICE THIS TAKES SOME TIME. AS THE OPENING FOR THE DRAIN IS IN THE CENTER BACK BELOW THE EVAPORATOR. AND THE ICE MAY BE FROZEN FOR 5-6 INCHES INSIDE DRAIN. YOU WILL SEE WATER DRAINING INTO THE PAN ON TOP OF COMPRESSOR WHEN AND IF DRAIN IS CLEAR. IF NOT ICE THEN TRACE DRAIN FOR BLOCKAGE. SOME FRIGS HAVE A SMALL PIECE OF PLASTIC AT BACK OF FRIG THAT PULLS OUT AND HAS VERTICAL SLOTS TO KEEP OUT DEBRIS, THAT WOULD BE WHERE GUNK WOULD BE.

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Your refrigerator has a defrost drain blockage behind the evaporator in your your freezer compartment. Some models like yours have leak in the turns as the water leaves the freezer. I recommend that you unplug and remove the cover to the evaporator and check the defrost condensate tray below the evaporator. A wet vacuum cleaner and poring a solution with clorox in the drain will help you clean locate the leak and where the blockage may be downline.. I do have the manual on yours and can help you solve this. Some times this is a factory defect and I can help you solve the freezing drain problem. Let me know, Sea Breeze

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