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Inside on Shelves Water Build up

The Freezer has been emptied, so the air vents are not blocked
So why do we still have excess water?

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  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2008

    Water building up on the floor inside the frig and then leaking out onto the kitchen floor. I can't see where it is coming from. I assume from the defrost function of the freezer. But were is the water suppose to go?


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    Bill Suman
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    bsuman@fea.net

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    Kenmore Elite top mount Refrigerator The top left glass shelf is collecting water just below freezer vent no water dripping from freezer????

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You have a clogged defrost drain tube. removing back panel of freezer will give you acess to drain trough, melt away the ice with a hair dryer, youll find a drain hole under there somwhere,pouring boiling water down the drain will clear it pretty quickly( i use a steam machine purchased from the infomercials works awesome, after you clear it and all water drain down tube wrap a piece of solid copper wirearound the heater( black calrod heater right above the drain trough) and stick it in the whole maybe an inch or so. now everythime the heater comes on to defrost it will prevent the hole from freezing over

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