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Water leaking from bottom of refriderator

I have a Kenmore side by side refriderator that is leaking water from underneath. It does have a ice maker in it. and i did not see any water leaking from the connections. any help is appreciated.

I have a Kenmore side-by-side about 7 years old with an ice-maker, model 106.59592990.  Every few days, it leaks water onto the floor.  I pulled it out and saw no water on any connections, and the drip pan seems intact, and there's not much room for it to move around.  The leak doesn't seem related to using the ice-maker or water dispenser.  I'm stumped:  can anyone help?  Thanks.

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  • Joeljoel Dec 07, 2007

    I think O located that drain, shifted the pan under it, and as soon as I pushed the fridge back into place, it started to drip into the pan.  Thanks a lot:  it looks like that solved it!

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Is this a self defrost refrig. if it is then it might be doing that, which then you might want to look for the drain that is suppose to drain into this pan. It might be missing the pan try that, let us know thanks.

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  • steve malone Aug 09, 2012

    is that all you can come up with all these problems?

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