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TOP FREEZER REFRIGERATOR WITHOUT ICEMAKER LEAKS ONTO TOP SHELF AND UNDER BOTTOM DRAWER

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The condensate drain hose is blocked.
remove the plastic rear cover in the freezer; locate the drain opening;
it's about 1/2 inch in diameter; it drains into a pan at the bottom of the refrigerator. using a funnel and, a small pan, pour hot water through the blocked hose until water flows into the drain pan again.
remove the condensate pan pour the water out and, reinstall the pan.

Posted on Jul 02, 2010

  • rfk100 Aug 04, 2010

    how do i remove the cover?

  • Jim Goldsmith
    Jim Goldsmith Aug 04, 2010

    remove all frozen food; then defrost the freezer if needed
    the back freezer has screws remove them; and, gently pull the bottom loose; unsnap the sides and, top; then remove the cover.

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