I have a refrigerator that leaks into the bottom of the food department;
found that the cup fills up and ices up; tried hot water, unplugging for a
day, it happened again. The back of the freezer gets hot periodically which
I expect was the defrost cycle. Was wondering how to remove the cup or the
hose in the back to check for clogs; seems there is no water getting to the
drip pan in the back either. It's a Kenmore. MIght it be some other
PS, we ordered new gaskets as they're getting bad but I don't think the seal
is so bad yet as to cause the problem; and the refrigerator has been keeping
cool enough too. It's been unplugged for a couple more days so I might try
it again in case there was something that wasn't completely defrosted
inside. I just wasn't sure how to get the cup or back hose out without
I might just have it solved; was able to just pull off the hose in the back;
had a plug of moldy looking sludge; put a thin brush up the spout and got
out more black crud and put some Chlorox cleanup in the cup. It came out
the spout! So I think it WAS a clog; got it plugged in now and we'll see if
it still leaks.
Talking to yourself?!?! LOL!! :D
Does sound like a plugged/restricted defrost drain....
Some leaking water helps.
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