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Our Kenmore refrigerator model 106.9700516 has water under the crispers. We think that it is from our defrost line? Could this be right or is there some other problem?

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Hello, this sounds like you have a blockage in the drain tube, remove panel back/bottom of freezer..you may see ice build up...melt ice with hair dryer/heat gun...you will see a pan below evaporator...melt ice in pan...dry water up in pan with paper towel...now you should see a hole in pan that leads to drain tube...pour some hot water in pan..wait a couple minutes..mop up water and repeat this step 2-3 times....once you have done this find some flexible curtain wire or electrical wire..poke down the hole until you see the water drain..now it is clear..put back panel back and you are good to go. The reason you see water in the fridge is because the water has been leaking into the freezer and down the vent into the fridge instead of running into the drain hole...Please feel free to comment again if you need any further assistance. Mike

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

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check behind the drawers is there a water tank for water in thew door that would be my first guess

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if you open the fridge door in the top you will see a small funnel typy that goes tru your back wakk this is where it normally cloged pull it out if no screws that hold it then clean it out or blw tru hose in the back of fridge if you can get access to it thanks from gille

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It might be the defroster itslef mine just went bad.

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

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i have the exact same problem...anyone??? now my fridge won't get cold at all and the freezer is still frozen

Posted on Apr 16, 2009

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there is a cup in the back wall of the fridge that is the drain pull it out gently and clean it plus take a small hose and blow through the small hole if there is no cup check under the crisper to see if the drain hole is there

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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