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My Whirlpool refrigerator, model GT22DMXGW00, leaks. Water is accumulating in the bottom-underneath the right hand side crisper. It then drains out onto the kitchen floor. Some is freezing too. It is level, this weekend,I put a washer on the bottom hinge to raise the door up a little. There was a gap(1 cm) above the seal where cold air was escaping from the fridge. It seems a little slower to fill up under the crisper.? Also, water is in the shelves and some water is freezing. There are some recently frozen drips hanging off this upside down L SHAPED plastic piece.(looks like a 90* gutter connection filled with white styrofoam). I do not have an icemaker. it is 28* in fridge with meat thermometer.Thanks for any help :)

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    kelly larsen Dec 13, 2014

    I think I fixed it after reading other answers & links. TY. Took everything apart, huge ice dam behind removed freezer parts, filthy,clogged drain hose & algae filled drain pan. I just can't quite remember where these styrofome square spacer pieces fit into which freezer coils. I'm gonna stick them between the middle coils, hopefully this is the right place.

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Check the ice door flap where ice drops into a glass.sometimes the flap doesn't close completely and allows heat to enter threw the flap.this causes frost to build and melt thus you have water you can't explain. hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 03, 2015

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the problem lies behind the freezer back wall panel, remove the panel, the ground (green) wire on the top left corner and the icemaker

all the ice build up under the evaperator will have to be removed, a good hair drier works well, direct the air at the center hole in the bottom of the metal panel all the ice out of the center hole will need to be melted out to be a success it will take a little time. you can pour some water down the hole and if you hear it going into the bottom drain pan then the tube is clear of ice.

Posted on Apr 10, 2008

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for reallybsq
problem could be door seals not sealing completely and hence excessive ice formed on evaporator and excess water when it melts. however, i have found this problem many times with large larder fridges and really found no cure.

for guest.
towards the bottom of the back wall, there is a gulley with a drain hole in the middle. this drain is blocked. clear it with something flexible and make sure water flows away freely

Posted on Sep 07, 2008

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SOURCE: GE tFX26KR side by side leaks water onto floor

I read this on-line and it worked for me - - pour HOT bleach water down the drain once you get the ice out. I had this problem for ages and would periodically clear the ice out of the bottom of the freezer but since the bleach water went down that hole it has been clear for months. Of course I discovered my s/s had been recalled for a water problem.

The GE recalls are a joke anyway - a credit toward buying another GE product. Nope, I am replacing my GE's one at a time with a different vendor.

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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SOURCE: water accumulating in bottom of freezer and leaking onto floor

Yes the drain is clogged and the water that supouse to go through became ice so it make it worse.Put hot water in the drain hole until it runs through,it'll go to an evaporative pan on top of the compresor to keep it warm and vaporize the water.

Posted on Apr 08, 2009

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I think that the seals are ruined when the seals are ruined the water will leak outside and inside beacause all of the heat from outside will gather together and will melt the ice and will make the moisture act up and boost the process of it turning to gas matter into liquid matter.

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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