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I have a whirlpool sidekick. Love it, but water is leaking from the bottom. About a cup a day I find on the floor. The water is located under the vegetable tray and drains out when it gets too full under the tray.. help.. what do I do. It is ruining my wood floor..

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SOURCE: water leaking onto floor

Angels, sounds like your defrost drain is frozen over. When the refrigerator is going into defrost it's draining through the front instead of the drain pan. You can remove the shelves and peel off the back cover and clear the drain by pouring hot water on the frozen drain hole. If you have a baster of some sort you could try to squirt the hot water through the venting on the bottom of the panel. Another way to to point a hair dryer on the drain hole. The best method is to remove the shelves and panel and make sure the drain is clear. Catriver..post back.

Posted on Dec 22, 2006

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SOURCE: I have water (condensation?) leaking from under the freezer

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Posted on Jul 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Water frozen in the bottom of freezer on double door Maytag frig.

Shut the water off for one before it ruins all your floor. It probably has frozen and broken a line or the valve. You can go to this site and get a drawing on your fridge and parts if you need them.
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Posted on Jul 28, 2009

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SOURCE: WATER LEAKING IN BOTTOM OF REFRIGERATOR UNDER VEGETABLE KEEPER

This sounds like the problem I responded to for another user. I hope it works for you. I got this when the J-trap on the back of the fridge was blocked, not allowing condensation to properly drain into the drain pan.

I solved this problem by pulling the black drain tube off the J-trap (you may need to loosen the holding clamp at the bottom of the tube), giving the J-trap (it's about 2" round) a slight twist to release it from the sheet metal, and carefully pulling it out. Be careful as the sheet metal is sharp. You will see a 1" PVC tube end that fits inside the J-trap. This must be inside the trap when reassembling.

Flush out the J-trap and reassemble.

Posted on Nov 25, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a model ET8CHKXKQ0 1 Whirlpool refrigerator

The drain in the freezer is clogging. When the defrost switches on, the backed-up ice thaws and starts dripping down into the fridge area.

Easiest is probably to turn off the fridge, let it thaw, then check the freezer drain to see if you can unclog it.

Otherwise, you have to pull out the bottom and back parts in the freezer (which will probably have some sort of ice frozen to them). Once you see the drain pan, get a turkey baster and flat head screw driver. You'll have to make a hole in the ice above the drain and squirt hot water until you hear it start draining. The drain hole is off center to the right in the drain pan.

Good luck

Posted on Oct 30, 2010

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