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Drain pan fills daily

Our drain pan fills daily. If not emptied daily, it will overflow on to the floor. Any ideas?

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  • maplebay Jun 22, 2008

    Mine is doing the same ~ about weekly.  The copper lines are in it.  This just started a month or so ago, the unit is about 5 years old.   Any thoughts?

  • Anonymous Jun 28, 2008

    I have to empty the pan weekly, or it will overflow. Can someone better describe the copper lines, as I've never noticed these.

  • ddpower11 Dec 29, 2008

    drain pan fills frequently.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    emptied and its filling up again


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Another issue is to give the evaporator coils and underside of the fridge a good vaccuming to remove as much dust/lint as possible. Also, check to see if the coil cooling fan is working, as proper air flow under the fridge is needed to keep the unit running properly and to also assist in evaporating the condensate (water) that collects in the drain pan.

It is possible that the fan has become clogged with dust and lint and is no longer running at the optimum speed, even thou it might still be running. Trying vaccuming all dust possible and giving the fan shaft a little lightweight oil or dry teflon lubricant is better, to help it operate its' best.

Beyond that, I'd need the make and model number to further assist you in exploring possible causes and solutions. Best regards!

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Does drain pan have copper lines it

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  • matt bradshaw Mar 05, 2008

    does drain pan have copper lines it.if it does it should evap water


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