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I hav a whirlpool et18lk refrigerator thats leaking on the inside and its too warm

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whirlpool has a problem with the relayoverload thats plugged into the compressor. unplug the frig for about 5 min. then, while standing behind it plug it back in and listen. if you here a hum then a click, then you need to replace the relay overload. remove the back panel. the relay overload it plugged in on the left side of the compressor. very easy to replace

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I had a problem with water accumulating on the first shelf and and underneath the drawers in the bottom of the refrigerator. I traced it back to the overflow cup that is located inside the refrigerator in the middle of the top. NOT inside the freezer, but rather in the the refrigerator portion.

Unload the top shelf and place some paper towels near the back of the shelf to catch about a 1/2 cup of water. Gently grab the tab on the overflow cup and slide it towards you. I am willing to bet there is a large plug of mold inside the pipe on the cup that has been blocking the drainage.

Now is a good time to clean up the water under the drawers in the bottom of the fridge and while you are at it, clean the shelves.

Posted on Jun 01, 2008

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the drain hole at the bottom rear is blocked. a pipe cleaner run down it should clear it out.

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

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Most times this is because the drain from the defrost is blocked as it goes down to the pan under the refrigerator. I am placing a link that can help you solve this problem. sometimes on different models the cause may be in a different place so let me know what you find. Thanks, Sea Breeze

Posted on May 31, 2009

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SOURCE: Whirlpool refrigerator leaks inside

HI, First thing you do is remove the floor panel of the freezer. Do you see ice?
If there is ice, remove the rear wall of the freezer as well and start removing the ice. There will be down inside the drain hole also. A hair dryer works great for this project.
Please do not use sharp object/tools.
Now that you have the ice out of the drain, There is an after market drain transfer heat strip kit you need to buy and add.
Please let me know if I can help you. I have the kit on my web site


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Leaking Kenmore Refidgator

What is your model number? Sears Kenmore numbers look like this 321.2468102 I hear a lot of complaints from people that see water leaking into their refrigerator from seemingly nowhere. Water appears in different places and even inside or under a refrigerators that does not have a water or a ice dispenser! Frost free refrigerators defrost the ice that collects on the evaporator coil. Your refrigerator defrost on the average about every 8 hours so the water that accumulates during defrost has to go somewhere right? Yes the water is supposed to drain down a small drain line to a pan down near the compressor where warm air from the condenser fan will blow warm air over the water and evaporate the water again an put it back into the air inside your home, office or wherever your refrigerator is located. Over time that little drain tube gets slime, algae and a gooey white paste gunk that fills the drain line sides up stopping the waterflow downward to the condensate pan below refrigerator. If blocked by gunk or ice you will see trails of liquid leaking down the rear wall of fresh food compartment until it reaches the crisper drawers. Gunk is an accumulation of algae slime and just crud that appears from nowhere in a refrigerators defrost condensate drain line. How a refrigerator leaks is not always the same with every model as you may see frozen ice flowing down the rear wall of freezers on side by sides. Here is an example of a ET18PKXGTO Whirlpool refrigerator leaking water into a cup below the freezer compartment. Click here=> Whirlpool Leak Photo taken by TechnicianBrian. And in this photo are several parts listed in photo group #1 were it is most likely running down the wall=> MagicChef CTB1921AR fresh food section. If you still have questions please ask and rate me if I was able to explain this well enough. Every refrigerator is made different so these are examples only. The key is to find if ice or just gunk has blocked you defrost drain. Unplug and then remove the rear panel in back of freezer. We need to see if the water is overflowing the condensate drain tray or if the blockage is in the turn the drain leads down back of your refrigerator. Much more on this page=> Leaking Refrigerators! If you run into any problems along the way of repair please let me know, Thanks, Sea Breeze

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I have an 110 year old Whirlpool Side by Side Refrigerator ED27 model. Freezer was leaking on the floor and everything inside was melted. The refrigerator side was also warming. I finally took...

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the drain hole at the bottom rear is blocked. a pipe cleaner run down it should clear it out.

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hi there,

sounds like the ice or water actuator or paddle is broken. purchase a new paddle and replace it.

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can you provide me with the model # and i will send you a part breakdown.

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