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Our Whirlpool top freezer unit is leaking water into the refrigerator. The model number is ET21NKXGW01 and at the top of the inside of the fridge, water is draining out into the fridge. The defrosting drip pan at the bottom of the fridge is empty. It seems like there might be a clog. Is that possible and if so, how do I remove it?

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  • gmmmaine Apr 15, 2009

    I have an older Whirlpool refrigerator with top mounted freezer and water is leaking into the fridge and pooling on the shelves. I understand this is mopst likely caused by a clog but I don't have the owner's manual and can't figure out what I need to take apart to fix the problem. Can anyone tell me waht I have to take apart to fix the problem?

    Thanks

    Merry

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We were able to fix the freezer water leak. We unscrewed the false freezer floor and the inside back panel. Ice had accumulated on the freezer floor and the defrosting drain was frozen. We removed the ice by using a blow dryer then poured boiling hot water onto the frozen drain hole. The frozen water in the drain pipe hole eventually melted and the water released into the defrosting drip pan at the bottom of the refrigerator. Problem solved. We no longer have water leaking into the refrigerator.

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