Question about Whirlpool Freezers
Water is leaking inside the freezer compartment. Ice maker will not fill up with water. Water dispenser works fine.
What is leaking and how do I find and repair it?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The ice maker has a float or full detection device that shuts the water off when trays are full. If you are sure this is where the water is coming from, then that's it.
Posted on Dec 31, 2007
If it is leaking water in the freezer it will more than likely freeze amongst the ice cubes causing a block of ice.
It is more than likely leaking at the rear of the unit, near the valve or fill tube for the ice, this will run up the rear wall of the unit.
Posted on Mar 13, 2009
If this unit has an ice maker and you noticed water leaking into the refigerator, I had a similar problem. The water turn off valve for the ice maker had a small piece of sand or grit lodged in it and stopped the valve from closing properly. So it could not turn of completely and the valve became increasingly more sloppy as the piece of sand was wedged in further. The solution was to replace the samll valve. An easy job for someone a bit handy.
If the water has frozen in the bottom of the freezer compartment the colliing port for the cold air may also be affected. Don't chip the ice out of the bottom, defrost it with pans of hot water.
Hope this helps
Posted on May 03, 2009
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