Question about Kenmore 73502 / 73504 / 73509 Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

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My model is 795-75542401 Bottom Freezer

I have a problem with water leaking in the freezer drawer. It's coming from
the back wall from what looks like vent panels. HELP
Ron. D

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  • pavedrvr Jul 03, 2008

    I have the same problem. I was getting a build-up of up to 3/4 inch of ice on the bottom of the freezer in about 3 weeks time and then it would spill out when the freezer was opened. I tried checking the drain pipe and quick-defrosting of the freezer. I still have water that comes in a pretty steady trickle from the top inside corner of those vents, that then runs down the inside groove of the vents to the freezer floor. Any other suggestions.

  • kaza999 Jul 21, 2008

    I have a similar problem with water leaking - both in the freezer and also from the left door - it suddenly has gotten worse over the past week or so - specifically from the bottom of the left door. Any suggestions?



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My freezer drain hose was plugged with small pieces of tempered glass which was causing the drain to back up into the freezer. With a small 1/4" socket,screwdriver I was able to get the drain hose off and clear the glass out. We did not have any broken shelves in the 8 years we have had this fridge so it is a mystery. Must have broke a shelf during production. As of this post I still need to defrost the freezer to make sure all is OK.

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I had a problem simular to this but the water was coming from the ice maker. The valves were not closing all the way after it filled the tray for cubes it continued to drip enough to build an ice block in the bottom, on the back wall, in the ice tray. Replaced the water valves, problem solved. By the way I purchased my fridge from the outlet store with no warranty and this happed within 6 months of owning it.
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Sounds like the freezer drain is plugged. Behind the refrigerator is a removable panel which will give you access to the drain hose. Make sure any trap is free of any buildup. You will have to defrost the freezer section to clear the ice from the inside drain area. Make sure there is no paper or other things that may restrict the water from draining.

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