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Our Kenmore Elite fridge mod 596.76252702, leaks about a cup of water on floor, 1-2 times a month

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  • jjhpm Apr 04, 2011

    Where is the freezer drain? The floor in the freezer is a solid base with no drain in it.

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The condensate drain that takes the defrost water out of the fridge is blocked.
Pour some warm soapy water down the freezer drain and this may clear it

Posted on Apr 04, 2011

  • Robert Clark Apr 05, 2011

    The drain is situated in the back wall of the freezer.
    If you get behind the fridge you will see it. Then you will be able to find the opening on the inside of the fridge

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