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Kelvinator refridgerator model TPK180JNIW leaves water on the floor in front and in bottom of fridge under crispers....the drip pan in back (evaporator pan?) is dusty and not used. How to we fix this?

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  • bika0401 Sep 11, 2009

    HI- No actually--there is no icemaker....

  • bika0401 Sep 13, 2009

    Well....that all depends....I'm good at following direrctions especially if there's a visual. Currently...there is just no way we can afford a service call/repair by someone else--at least not until I find a job (I'm looking), so I would like to try fixing it myself. Can you tell me how?



    Also, I've read other stories on site about water sometimes pooling because of the drain hose being frozen at the top...is that a possibility?

  • bika0401 Sep 14, 2009

    I can't see anything just by looking in the fridge or freezer...I need to know how to access the area where a frozen spot might be...I'm guessing that maybe I need to remove something but what and how? Thanks.

  • bika0401 Sep 19, 2009

    Where on the back is this screw? What do I do about the coils?

  • bika0401 Oct 03, 2009

    okay

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Look carefully on the back of the Refrigerator, there will be some screw.

Open that screw to remove the Tray/Pan.

After removing that Pan/Tray, you can clean and reattached it to the Refrigerator.

You may also refer the Manual or supplied Guide for the instruction to remove the back Pan/Tray.


Good Luck!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on Sep 14, 2009

  • Mitesh Kr Anand Sep 19, 2009

    The screw will be near the Pan/Tray. If it is not there then the pan/Tray is simply attached. Push it gently to remove it.

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Does the machine have an ice maker? I suspect that a hose feeding the water dispenser/ice maker is leaking and will need to be tightened. You are going to have to get in behind the ice maker, is this something you can attempt?

Posted on Sep 11, 2009

  • Craig Butler
    Craig Butler Sep 11, 2009

    The only thing that it could be then, is the water from the defrost cycle. The drain tube is off and the water from the ice the defrost cycle produces is just dripping down to the floor. It should be going to the pan underneath. You are going to have to get into the evaporator coil and get the tube back on. It's not that easy off a job. How handy are you with taking things apart and putting them back together?

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    Craig Butler Sep 13, 2009

    Yes, that is a good possibility. Can you check?

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