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Old 07-23-2014, 06:04 PM  
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Default Water dripping on the floor from inside the

pull out freezer draw at both corners of the drawer.

Freezer was at 10F but I put it a click colder and the dripping slowed.

What's going on?

Model gb2fhdxwq02

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After exhaustive statistical analysis buy some of the top minds...top minds, we have determined, you have a leak.


Sorry, just couldn't resist


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If those top minds dig a little deeper, they will find it is only a drip.
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the drain may be plugged. It doesn't take much dust to plug it and then the evaporator fan in the back can't do it's job. You will probably find a large sheet of ice at the bottom of the freezer. When it reaches the door, it melts just the leading edge and creates a drip.
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Hi,

Where is the water, exactly?
Ice inside also?
If you have ice on the freezer floor, defrost drain is likely restricted or clogged and the defrost water is leaking inside and running out the door onto the floor.
Lots of issues with these drain, a new update version...


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depending on how this manufacturer decided how to manage the water from a defrost cycle, it could be just a hole in the drip pan.
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Once you melt all the ice you can find the drain hole. Use air pressure, a turkey baster or blow into it with a tube to clear out whatever is stopping it up. Water is supposed to drain into the pan under the fridge when it goes through the defrost cycle.
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I will be looking for that drain and with the exploded view for this fridge I will find it.

Affirmative on the ice on the floor of the freezer.

Now I have hope.

Thanks, folks. . .
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Had the same thing a couple of years ago. The drain line that runs down the back and into the pan underneath was clogged so the water just ran down the back and onto the floor. Blowing out the drain line with compressed air was the cure.
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After exhaustive statistical analysis buy some of the top minds...top minds, we have determined, you have a leak.


Sorry, just couldn't resist
Your top minds should have told me to first unplug the fridge, don't touch the compressor shell which is very hot and keep my fingers out of fan blades which are invisible because they are spinning.

The very flexible and very sticky black rubber fitting that transitions from a round opening (to mate with a tube) to a slot opening was clogged and the drain pan had similar looking particles in it.
It looked like the drain fitting for auto air conditioners.

The tube that feeds this fitting may also have been clogged but forcing air into it eventually gave a bubbling sound from within the fridge, so I guess it is now clear.

I'll know in a week or so if you guys have saved me big bucks. In any case, muchas gracias!



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