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Refrig is leaking a white/ creamy substance from bottom right door above the grill

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Check the seal that is in place between the top and bottom sections. If it came out of place even a little, it will leak and you lose suction. Part number 03611180, it is called a buffer.

Posted on Jan 15, 2008

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SOURCE: MDB9600A Jetclean II Built-in Dishwasher: leaking around door right side bottom...

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Posted on Sep 29, 2010

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SOURCE: what is the oily substance leaking from beneath

The compressor uses oil for its lubrication and part of the oil is entrained with the freon in the condenser/evaporator circuit. Could it be a leak in the system? If the system is still working properly, that is very puzzling. You may need to have it checked by a repairman who can help you locate and verify the source of the oil.

Posted on Dec 12, 2010

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SOURCE: there is a white creamy substance around the oil

that substance is conensation
this isusually caused by a mixtur of oil and water condesating from the heat of the engine
with engine off, pull oi; dipstick and check color of oil
if oil is same color as condensation, u have water in oil and there is a problem
if oil is proper color or black if its dirty,then the condensation is just normal
some engines get it,some dont

Posted on Dec 14, 2010

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couple of things to check if you have a dispenser on this model there is a hose that goes up into the bottom of the freezer door you need to remove bottom kick plate and take a look at this...also if no water from that hose and its actually coming from the door you could have a ruptured line in the door itself.... next make sure the water is not actually coming from the freezer compartment as the drain in the freezer could be clooged and leaking over on defrost mode and out door...
hope this helps good luck...

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