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Water leaking onto the floor

I have a two year old kenmore side by side fridge freezer which I bought in France, where I live. There is water leaking out onto the floor at the front of the fridge. I read that it might be a frozen pipe....could you tell me what to do and how I would go about defrosting the pipe, if that is the cause.

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Re: water leaking onto the floor

You have a condensate line plugged up. So when the defrost cycle melts the ice from the freezer coil, it drains down to the condensate pan underneath the fridge via a tube (frozen pipe). Find the pan underneath the fridge, get the pipe that ends up at the pan and blow air through it. compressed air works the best, but lung power has worked for me in the past. After the clog is passed, there should be no back pressure. If the air doesn't work. You may have an ice blockage. You can try looking for the block, or turn the unit off, and then blow air after the ice has melted.

Posted on Nov 13, 2007

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