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Hey Kapishtech--- The solution to the Hotpoint fridge problem, water in the bottom of the cabinet below the crisper was actually correct. I just didn't equate "cup" with the black part that attaches to the fridge....since it doesn't look remotely like a cup. Once I undid the drain tube and was able to unhook this part it was obvious it and the tube from the fridge were both plugged with ugly looking gunk. Both have been cleaned now and resinstalled and waiting to see if this was the sole solution to the problem. You did good. Adrian

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  • Adrian Snyder Jul 15, 2010

    I've already sent my appreciation in the note. We just had a mis-understanding and he was spot on for the solution.

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You have solved it ,this is the largest amount of questions on here relating to this problem also the car AC system as well suffers from this condensation outlet blockage problem as well

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  • Adrian Snyder Jul 15, 2010

    you mention the car AC system having this problem....how do you recognize that this is going on and how to resolve?



    thanks,

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