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I have a whirlpool refrigerator. I have water accumulating under the veggie bin. How do I solve

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I have freezing water at the bottom of my fridge under the veggy bin,how can i solve this problem.please help thanks


You might want to turn the refrigerator and the freezer to lower settings and check the damper in refrigerator compartment and make sure that it is not open all the way. Try a setting of "3" on both freezer and refrigerator and adjust accordingly if needed.

Dec 12, 2010 | Refrigerators

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Water is leaking in my fridge, a puddle of water accumulates under veggie bins. Can I fix this problem? If so how? or do I need to hire a professional?


if you want to attempt fixing, remove back freezer panel, use hair dryer to melt ice in drain pan under coils, pour hot water in pan till drain clears.

Sep 01, 2010 | Kenmore 18.3 cu. ft. Top Freezer...

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Hi, I have a 20.9 cf (#ET1CHK/ET1CHM). Water


I HAD THE SAME ISSUE EVERY FEW MONTHS. REMOVE THE BACK COVER IN THE FREEZER, YOU WILL SEE A SILVER TRY WITH MOST LIKELY ICE IN IT. THAW THAT ICE AND THERE IS A DRAIN HOLE IN IT. USING A HAIR DRIER GET THE TUBE TO THAW ALSO. ONCE WATER IS FLOWING TAKE A PIECE OF 12 GAUGE BARE COPPER WIRE AND SLIP IT ABOUT 18" INTO THE HOLE. WRAP THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIRE AROUND THE WIRE COIL YOU SEE WHICH IS THE DEFROSTER. WHEN IT WARMS IT WILL HEAT THE WIRE ALSO AND KEEP THE DRAIN CLEAR

Dec 28, 2009 | Whirlpool 21.0 cu. ft. Top Freezer...

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Water is collecting in veggie bins in


I can solve your problem for you.

Self-defrosting refrigerators dispose of the water generated during the defrost cycle, usually via a tube or channel that directs the water to a pan at the bottom of the refrigerator. From the pan, the water normally evaporates. (See a more detailed explanation of this in the How Things Work section of our website).

If the tube or channel is clogged or obstructed, the water backs up and leaks into the inside of the refrigerator compartment. Then the water builds up at the bottom, inside of the refrigerator. When the water has built up for a time it may spill out of the front of the door opening. To fix this problem, clear the drain tube or channel and allow the defrost water to flow down to the drain pan.

Jul 11, 2009 | Refrigerators

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Water leaking along back interior to bottom under & over veggie bins


Sounds like the drain to the drip pan is clogged -- maybe with ice.

Defrost water runs down to a drain in the bottom of the fridge and into a pan underneath where it evaporates.

Sounds like the defrost water is not reaching its final destination.

Here's the way the same problem was solved earlier today:

For those who have this problem with this model: The drip pan is in an open space on the back side of the refrigerator. There is a rubber spout that empties into it. But to clear clogs...you must take out the shelves from the freezer, unscrew and remove the back panel on the inside of the freezer. There you will see the water exit. Boiling water cleared it out.

May 29, 2009 | GE Refrigerators

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Water accumulates under vegetable bins and spills out the front


the water is coming from the freezer when is defrosts. the drain line is in the back wall of the freezer and may be clogged up with ice. clean out the freezer and pour some hot water in the very back of the freezer, this will hopefully unclog the drain. if not, then you have to take the back wall out of the freezer to get directly to the drain line. there should just be a couple screws holding it; it is just an aluminum or plastic panel.

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Refrigerator/ water collecting under veggie bins


sounds like you do have a clogged drain tube, its self defrosting but the defrost water is pooling under hte crispers instead of in the drain pan under unit.so you ll either have to remove hte rear panel of freezer and locate the drain trough/ tube, and defrost it allowing for water to drain down, o rclear all the tube leading down to the drain pan.

Mar 21, 2008 | Refrigerators

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Locate evaporator condensate drain tube


next remove the evaporator fan cover and under the evaporator will be a silver tray with a hole in it this is the drain for the defrost systems and some times they get frozen the best way to clear them is with a eureka 350 hand held steamer you can get at Lowe's fairly cheap you can also find about 1000 other uses for it a round the house

Jan 26, 2008 | Refrigerators

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9 yr.old GE profile top/bottom refrigerator


There could be many things that cause these symptons. Defrost timer not working, bad door seals, or lack of freon. It may be less expensive to replace the frige than repair it.

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