My fridge is always dripping wet, I have noticed a 3/4" gap at the top. The door is not closing fully, I can lift it and it seems to close better. I think the bottom hinge is knacked. Do you think that is problem, should I change full hinge? Or could it be something else?
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Re: RLA80 FRIDGE IS ALWAYS DRIPPING WET
The cold air is leaking that's why there's condensation build up outside... a fast way to check is to get a plastic card and try to slide it through the rubber seals or the door all around. if it passes through easily then you have a leak in that area. a good door seal won't let your plastic card pass thru easy.
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I own a similar Kitchen Aid fridge that had a defrost icing issue: Kitchen Aid KSRP25FNBL00
> Ice had plugged the drain hole at bottom of chill coil section inside the freezer compartment.
> I learned that the coil, circulation fan was not working, but condenser was working.
> I paid a tech to replace the circ fan, about $200, including a new swiss-made fan. He said it was unusual for these fans to fail, but not unheard of.
Expensive, but saved the purchase of a new fridge. Has worked great for 6 months since then.
HOpe that helps.
try to clean the drain of your unit maybe it is clog up declog it to avoid drip. u said that ther is a build up of ice this means auto defrost not activate try to chek the defrost heater or defrost timer if have the unit this. or try to allign the door gasket possible theres a gap entry of outside air cause of build up of ice. bec it is came from moisture of air out side or avoid to much door opening.goodluck.
This sounds to me like your fridge might be in defrost mode. There should be a switch up toward the top of the fridge near the cold setting. It's not always very visible, but feel around for a little round hole. There should be a small, plastic rod sticking out. Push it back in. (If it's out.) If this is the problem, you should hear the compressor turn on and the fridge should start cooling off again. If you still have the owners manual, it'll probably point you to its exact location.
are you putting warm food into the unit?.even uncovered food will not help.or have you checked door seals are touching all round.cant see a blocked drain so soon, but check anyway.i take it this is a stand alone fridge??? also make sure the door is closed when not in use.(sounds stupid but you would be suprised how many kids kick door "shut")
The water is most likely coming from the condensation that's drained out of the refrigerator during the automatic defrost cycle.
Be sure the bottom fan is running and clean out the condensation tray. Warm air pulled across the condenser coils is supposed to evaporate the condensate water. If the fan is not running when the refrigerator cycles on, replace it. This would also result in the refrigerator running excessively without cycling off.
While you're working under the unit, be sure to clean off the coils too.
water inside, too much condensation from humid air entering fridge from bad seals. replace the seals. could also be that the condensate drain is clogged. if it's leaking from the bottom of the fridge, make sure the tubing is still inside the condensate pan underneath the fridge.
hi there......can you check (1) the vent hole at rear of fridge is clear to allow condensed water to flow out...(2) that your thermostat is turned up to 3or 4....(3) check that your fridge is set up properly ..that is it is tilted back slightly...
Sounds like your drain outlet in the fridge is blocked. Empty the fridge compartment and remove any obstructions from the drain hole at the back. Another way is to pull out the fridge and look for the hose that drips into a tray, lift it out and either clean it and blow back up it, or use some form of compressed air. cover the hole inside with a wet cloth first to catch obstruction ( usually food particles).
hi , roger here i am a maintenance tech for an apartment complex that just happens to have whirlpool appliances. the way i see it is the most likely problem you have is a clogged drain. if you push the refrigerator out where you can access the back of it you will see a plastic hose that runs from about the middle of the fridge down to the bottom and then dumps into a pan that sits on the top of the compresser. the easiest thing to do is to remove the hose from the pan and blow hard through it or hook an air nozzle from a compresser and blow through it . it should take care of it. also try to avoid turning the fridge up on its max settings. hope this helps.