Periodically find a small puddle of water
just under and in front of the bottom vege
table bin about once every month to once
every 2 months. Also the refrigerator makes
noises during the day and night sounding like
something fell inside it. I guess you could
call it a klunking noise. It works just fine. I thought maybe the lettuce was being
put in the bin too wet but that's not the
case. It's never enough water to flow out of the refrigerator but I'm concern if we
should be gone any length of time what
would happen. Can someone help me.
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Re: Jenn Air Refrigerator
Is this a side by side with water through the door? If so,
The water cooling tank for the dispenser is behind crispers. The next time you see the water, remove the crispers and see if the tank is wet anywhere. While you have them out, run some water through the dispenser and see if you see water leaking from the tank.
I am not sure why you would see the water so infrequently inless you rarely use water through the door. If the tank is not leaking, you may have air coming through the hole around the water lines coming to the tank and condensing. Seal around them with some silicone caulk.
The clunking is probably caused by the liner expanding and contracting as it warms and cools, especially during the defrost cycle. This is common and not much can be done except make sure unit is sitting firmly on the floor at all four corners.
Post back and let me know what you find out about the water.
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You gave no manufacturer name or model number so this is only a guess: If you refrigerator is a self defrosting one, it will periodically, allow ice building up in it to turn to water which naturally drips to the lowest point. Most refrigerators have a drain below the vegetable bins on the bottom. That is probably where the water is coming from. Solutions include putting a shallow baking pan under the bins or under the refrigerator to catch the water, then empty it periodically.
I bought the same JFC2290 model and it says "Auto defrost". Mine is only 10 months old and it starts having exactly same problem already. Water leaks and I have to clean my hardwood floor twice a week. I will never own Jen junk again!
There is a drain under the rear part of the freezer, see if you can see if it is blocked it may be fully of ice in the tube under it, if so turn off and pour hot water on it till the water drains out, put towels in the bottom of the freezer to collect this water, may take some time to get it cleared.
check the freezer side and see if there is ice under bottom rack and floor if so you have a clogged drain,follow the floor to the back wall and the bottom of back wall panel,there is a drain there,use hair dryer to melt out and then you need a steamer or something to blow out the drain line,check it by pooring hot water in the drain you'll know if you unclogged it if the water drains through
sounds like a drain clog in the freezer compartment above. remove the freezer rear panel and totally defrost the evaporator area, directly under the evap you see( under all taht ice) a small drain hole that has become frozen over, try defrosting with either a hair dryer( not a heat gun too much heat youl melt everything) or by pouring hot water donw the drain until you get a free flow of water down the tube. after its clear reassemble and you should be fine