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Water build up in the bottom of the refridgerator under the fruit and vegtable cripser draws. maytag model #MTB1954ARW

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  • Anonymous May 25, 2008

    Water accumulating under the vegetable drawers on the bottom of my GE refrigerator

  • capt42 May 26, 2008

    Same problem - have checked the seals, no apparent damage.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2009

    Hoover HE430TF water in bottom , have replaced seal and recommended to unblock the drain under the plastic light assembly . I NEED A DIAGRAM OF THE EXACT LOCATION OF THE DRAIN LOCATION

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Water build up under the fresh food drawers is usually associated with an air intrusion from the exterior. Warm air intruding into the fresh food compartment creates excess condensation, which eventually accumulates on the bottom.
Some causes are:
1. Internal obstruction, not allowing door(s) to close tightly enough.
2. Deteriorated door seal, (torn, pinched, deformed, misaligned,).
3. Light not turning off when door closed,(faulty door switch, misaligned door, loose hinges allowing door to drop).
Make sure all drawer have nothing obstructing their closure, and door shelves have nothing extending beyond the support bars.
Other less obvious causes may be creating this issue also and are not normally addressable by the novice servicer.

Hope this helps find the cause.

Posted on May 25, 2008

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