Question about Refrigerators

1 Answer

Kenmore Model 78185891 type C21TFA95, water leakage problem

Hello,

I have a 1998 Kenmore refrigerator that has a top freezer. It is leaking water from the freezer into the refrigerator. I have to put a large bowl on the top shelf to catch the dripping water. I need to empty the large bowl every couple of days. I unplugged the refrigerator and let it thaw however the water is still dripping. I recently unplugged the ice maker.

What is going on and how can I fix the problem.

Thanks. =)

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • Loverofbooks Feb 25, 2008

    Thank you so much. We will try that. =)

  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2008

    even though we cleaned out the drain hose, the water keeps draining into the fridge instead of going into the drain hose and it keeps freezing up because it is not draining properly. what do we do?

  • Anonymous Sep 20, 2008

    power off 36 hrs. on 3 days, woke this AM, water all over kitchen, drip pan full

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Refrigerators Master
  • 2,651 Answers

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

Posted on Feb 25, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Water leaking inside the vegetable drawer


What is your model number? Also what year, series etc.

Apr 30, 2014 | Kenmore 20.6 cu. ft. Top Freezer...

1 Answer

I have a water leakage coming out the bottom of my kenmore refrigerator model 52559100


check your defrost drain line. can be located in freezer section. also if you have a filter at the bottom make sure the housing is not cracked. If your frig is cooling then the coil is going to be doings its job

Jun 08, 2012 | Kenmore 55612 / 55614 / 5561 / 655619 Side...

1 Answer

Kenmore refrigerator model 363-58572892 side by side refridge/freezer. Water is appearing on floor in fron of freezer side. Appears to be coming from ice maker. Crack in cce mold? Clogged drain? filling...


Hello,


The water is from the melted frost of the defrost cycle. The drain at the bottom of the back wall of the freezer is blocked so instead of the water draining into the pan where it will evaperate,it's pooling on the freezer floor and freezing, in many case when the floor indent is full the water will leak onto the floor.By pulling the refrigerator out from the wall,there will be a tube behind the service panel on the right side when looking at it from the rear,that tube can be removed and cleared,then clear the nozzle it connects to inside the freezer.

I hope this helps you to stop the leak,
Gene

oldtech2332_5.jpg

Aug 29, 2011 | Kenmore 64802 Top Freezer Refrigerator

1 Answer

Water is leaking into teferagerator, seemingly from the freezer compartment. It is a Kenmore Coldspot model 106.72132101 type 21 TFA.


Hello,

That water is from the melting frost of the automatic defrost cycle. Their is drain in the freezer behind the back wall under the evaperator coil that is blocked, so instead of defrost water draining it's pooling in the freezer or in some case espically on models with the freezer on the top,the water is leaking from the freezer vents into the fresh food compartment.
The way to clear the drain is remove back plate and remove all ice build up and GENTLY make a small hole in drain through then totally flush w/warm water.
The exact location of drain is under the coil behind back freezer plate in the center

Good luck

I hope this helps

Gene

Aug 01, 2011 | Kenmore 61282 / 61284 / 61289 Top Freezer...

1 Answer

Water leaking inside our fridge. kenmore fridge. about 8and a half years old.


There is a drain line that discharges water from the freezer when the defrost cycle kicks in. It will be a plastic tube that runs from the bottom of the freezer to a tray under the fridge. It has come loose or become plugged I always blow air thru the line and make sure it is not loose. You can also get leakage from an ice maker but this problem will usually show up as ice formingin the freezer first. good luck

Aug 10, 2010 | Kenmore 18.3 cu. ft. Top Freezer...

2 Answers

Kenmore Cold spot refrigerator model 106 70182001 leaking inside in the back of the refrigerator. Having to keep bowls in the back of the top shelf. How can I fix this?


Your defrost drain in the frezer is cloged. Every day when your refrig sellf defrosts the water should drain into a hole that leads to a tube wich drains the water to a pan under the refrig. You need to turn offrefrig and remove frezer floor and rear wall and clean out hole and tube with hot water.

Dec 12, 2009 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have water leaking heavily from the inside top of refrigerator,


Water is leaking inside the refrigerator from a bottom vent from the freezer. What is causing this?

Feb 27, 2009 | Kenmore Refrigerators

1 Answer

Brown leakage


I've got a possibilty for you. moisture will build up in the cabinet of refrigs and then cause a little bit of rusty water that will leak out onto the floor. you could also have a plugged drain essentially causing the same thing to happen. look under you veggie bins for water build up. hope that helps. peyton

Jan 19, 2009 | Kenmore 18.3 cu. ft. Top Freezer...

1 Answer

Water leaking into the refrigerator from the freezer.


you have to defrost the freezer part and drain tube in the freezer,a hair dryer works well,if after you defrost it and freezes again its your defrost timer,make sure its fully defrosted first before buying the defrost timer

Jul 07, 2008 | Kenmore Refrigerators

Not finding what you are looking for?
Refrigerators Logo

Related Topics:

972 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Refrigerators Experts

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4654 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70387 Answers

Brian Coughlan

Level 2 Expert

275 Answers

Are you a Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...