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Water is pooling in the bottom of the refrigerator. this model does NOT have an automatic ice maker, nor is connected to any water source. model #frt18g4awo

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This is usually caused by the drain tube being plugged. There is usually a collector tray mounted under the refrigerator near the compressor and a small drain tube that runs into the refrigerator. The tube will plug with slime and green mold over time. Without knowing the model or make I cannot tell you for sure where the tray is located. If you find the tray you should see a tube laying into or hanging above the tray and running up to the refrigerator. Clean this tube and the little drain hole in the refrigerator with a pipe cleaner or soft piece of wire. Also check your door seals as a bad seal will also cause excess moisture to form in refrigerator, and children constantly opening and closing will also cause excess moisture to form and if the drain is plugged it will build up in the bottom.

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Hello jitkagardner,
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You said, The ice maker in my whirlpool gold refrigerator Model No, GR2FHTXTBOO, is not working.

How old is the fridge?
When have you last changed the water filter.
Should be down below at the front grille!
Try these tasks!

If the ice maker is not producing ice or not enough ice
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• Kink in the water source line? A kink in the line can reduce
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• Freezer door closed completely? Firmly close the freezer
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• Large amount of ice recently removed? Allow 24 hours for
ice maker to produce more ice.
• Ice cube jammed in the ice maker ejector arm?
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• Water filter installed on the refrigerator? Remove filter and
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Let me know how it goes!
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The ice maker is not producing ice or not enough ice

 Refrigerator connected to a water supply and the supply
shutoff valve turned on?
Connect refrigerator to water
supply and turn water shutoff valve fully open.
 Kink in the water source line? A kink in the line can reduce
water flow. Straighten the water source line.
 Ice maker turned on? Make sure wire shutoff arm or switch
(depending on model) is in the ON position.
 New installation? Wait 24 hours after ice maker installation
for ice production to begin. Wait 72 hours for full ice
production.
 Large amount of ice recently removed? Allow 24 hours for
ice maker to produce more ice.
 Ice cube jammed in the ice maker ejector arm?
Remove ice from the ejector arm with a plastic utensil.
 Reverse osmosis water filtration system connected to
your cold water supply?
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 Freezer door closed completely? Close the door firmly. If it
does not close completely, see “The doors will not close
completely.”
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shutoff valve turned on?
Connect refrigerator to water
supply and turn water shutoff valve fully open.
 Is the water pressure at least 30 psi? The water pressure to
the home determines the flow from the dispenser. See “Water
Supply Requirements.”
 Kink in the home water source line? Straighten the water
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 New installation? Flush and fill the water system.
 Water filter installed on the refrigerator? The filter may be
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 Is a reverse osmosis water filtration system connected to
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GOOD LUCK TO YOU!!! LET ME KNOW IF THIS SOLVED YOUR PROBLEM

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