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Hi we have water dripping from the freezer into the main area of the refrigerator and was wondering how we can stop this leak...we turned off the water hose to the ice maker and it still leaks...

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The defrost drain tube is froze up. Unplug for 48 hours with the freezer door open or take the evaporator cover off the rear panel in the freezer section & defrost with a hair dryer being careful not to melt the plastic. Confirm the drain is draining by poring water through As you watch it go into the drain. pull the unit out & remove the cover off the back to access the drain pan. Make sure there is no junk in the end of the defrost drain where it goes into the drain pan.

Posted on Sep 29, 2010

  • budema777 Sep 30, 2010

    we ended up watching solutions on you-tube and did it exactly as you described...we didn't want to pay the 15 bucks for what turned out to be something relatively simple...
    our only problem now is the ice maker not making ice...i guess i'll check the water connections to make sure water is flowing through and hopefully the pump at the bottom of the fridge is working...
    thanks

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