Have a 5 year old Kenmore Cold spot. Not hooked up to any external
water, and its leaking water (freezer above) seemingly from the "top"
somewhere down into the various trays. Settings are all at nominal and
suggested marks. The water seems to be predominately on the left hand
side, and some is freezing in the lower drawers. My assumption is that
it is condensation as there is obviously no other source. Any
suggestions as whats going on or how to resolve..........Doc
Guess what? You probably have a clogged condensate drain.
Its there so all that condensate thats melted off in defrost mode can leave.
Cant tell you were to look for it, but most terminate in a pan on top of the
compressor, or in a pan in front of, or behind the fan under the unit.
and unplug and defrost completely perhaps using outdoor temps for food
storage and coolers from the neighbors, and a 20" window fan and lots
of old towels and plastic bins to catch the melting ice.
maybe the kids left the door ajar over the holidays, maybe your defrost
timer is shot, maybe your coils are dirty below or behind, maybe the
kitchen is too hot or the garage location is too cold.
Good point. Never forget that it is winter!
This applies also in the thread about whether one can run a
refigerator in the garager when it is 5 degrees out. Why would one
bother? It's not going to make the food warmer.
Remove NOPSAM to email me. Please let
me know if you have posted also.
No model# posted :(
Possible the defrost drain system is clogged or restricted and some of
the defrost water is spilling out inside the refrigerator.
Might get by doing an overnight defrost with the doors open or may need
to flush out the drain hose.
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