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My 2-year old Samsung side-by-side refrigerator RF-26V accumulates water standing under the two lower drawers in the refrig section. The water then leaks out somehow and onto the floor in front of the unit. There is a part of the refrigerator in the back that is stained brown on the rear left wall of the compartment - likely contributing. Thoughts?

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  • vagentlemanj Jul 13, 2010

    It seems like an easier fix than I would have guessed, and it makes sense, but I have not yet been able to fix it because of not being able to remove the cover to the unit.

  • vagentlemanj Jul 13, 2010

    OK - will do ... thanks for the clarification. That is the pipe that runs up the back - and I disconnect at the top and then see if I can push a wire forward and down into the refrigerator compartment to unblock - right?

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No at the back of the fridge inside is a drain hole that leads the water onto teh top of the motor in a bath thing so the water is evaporated by the heat of the motor ,this outlet is blocked somehwere ,clear it out and you will not get any more problems till it gets dirty and blocked again,anything could be blocking it from a dust and muck to a dead cochroach

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  • vagentlemanj Jul 13, 2010

    That makes sense.... I just tried to remove the long, vertical cover inside on the back wall - the staining is seeping out from the bottom of it - but after removing the only 4 screws visible, it would not budge. Any thoughts as to how to get into that compartment to find the stoppage?


    Thanks,
    Jon

  • Colin Stickland
    Colin Stickland Jul 13, 2010

    not really as never seen this model as such but have a look at the motor round the back and i wouldnt mind betting the blockage is their on the end of the pipe where it empties into the recepticle ,big words today ,hmm the plastic bath thing on top of the compressor .If need be use a length of fence wire or a plastic wire feed thingy that you pull wires through with and see if you can get it all the way through.dont worry about cockroaches they get every where regardless ,we have a wasp here that makes a nest in places like this and then interns a live spider that it lays its eggs onto so the lavea eat the spider ,they cause no end of problems with the parked cars and then the AC leaks inside the motor .had one make a nest in the outlet of my outboat boat engine ,good job i always check water flow before i un moor it

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