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Water in Whirlpool Refrigerator

Water is accumulating in the crisper section of the refrigerator. The appears to originate in the freezer section.

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Hi,

This is most likely due to the defrost drain not flowing, see the link below for instructions I put together on how to resolve the issue, let me know if it helps.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4686046-water_leak_from_freezer_ice_freezer

Posted on May 08, 2010

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