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Fridge water "overflow" ?

A plastic 'gutter / water collector' is mounted inside on the back (under the cooling element) with the water outlet drain in it's centre which apparently goes into the back of the fridge.Where does this water-outlet go to ? It seems this outlet is 'blocked' because between cooling cylces it overflows and accumalates in the bottom of the fridge.There is NO outlet outside at the back of the fridge whatsoever or anywhere else to be seen.

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  • Choppermack Feb 12, 2008

    Yep that would have been my remedy untill as I mentioned previously I found that there is NO drain tube exit at the rear or anywhere on this fridge - believe it or not, we scrutinised this thing with a fine toothcomb/ inspection mirrors, torches etc the same as I do on aircraft....problem is I have no info relating to the thing's actuall construction inside and there's no way I can open up the back of the fridge without wrecking it.

    Looks like sticking to the routine of drawing out the water every few days with the old hose and syringe is the only way.....



    Many thanks Mac,

    Choppermack

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Black plastic container at the bottom behind the fridge overflowed, how often do I have to check

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It is supposed to drain to a plastic tray under the fridge. There is usually not a lot of water that drips down there... and the water usually will evaporate before overflowing.
If the water is draining on the inside of the fridge, then the drain tube on the rear of the fridge might be clogged. You should be able to remove the tube fairly easily, and then see if you can blow air into it to see if its clogged. Sometimes it just gets clogged with dirt and dust. If the tube is clogged, and you cannot blow air through it, then see if you can get a small somewhat flexible wire and push it through the tube.
Hopefully it will make it all the way to the other side.
Hope this helps.
Good luck.
Mac =)

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