Help! Kenmore fridge flooding water into drain pan.


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Old 05-16-09, 07:48 AM
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Help! Kenmore fridge flooding water into drain pan.

PLEASE HELP! Several weeks ago I noticed a puddle of water on the floor in front of our fridge. I looked under the fridge and seen that the drain pan was full. I got the water out by using a shop vac. I have removed the water at least 8 times from the pan, but each time it will fill up within 24 hours. I turned the water off to the fridge, but the pan still fills up. The fridge is still keeping everything cold.
 
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Old 05-16-09, 10:10 AM
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Are the coils underneath clean so that there is an air pathway thru the bottom? Where is the pan located? Like on the compressor or near the coils underneath? What condition are the door gaskets in?
 
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Old 05-16-09, 03:24 PM
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When I took the front bottom cover off several weeks ago I noticed right away all the dust covering the coils. It was so bad you could barely see the coils. I vaccumed most of it off. The frig is a Kenmore side by side with the pan on the left side on the bottom under the freezer Section. The coils are on the right side under the frigerator section. If your talking about the gaskets around both doors, they look good to me.
 
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Old 05-17-09, 06:49 PM
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Where are you daddyjohn? PLEASE HELP ME. THANKS
 
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Old 05-17-09, 08:23 PM
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truth is I'm still scratching my head for the answer. no way would a fridge have so moisture inside that is fills the pan every day and doesn't evaporate some of the water. Can you kindly post the model #?
 
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Old 05-18-09, 03:20 AM
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I'm assumng this is a side by side model? Somehow excess moisture is either being processed or is not being dissipated. Where are the controls set? They want to be at the middle of the range. When you open the fresh food section door, is the interior wet or dry? What about the freezer section? Any patches of snow or frost buildup in there? Do you have ice and water on the freezer door? Look at the little trap door VERY closely where it seals. Even the slightest gap will allow too much moisture into the box. Look at where the water line enters the box. Has the sealant fallen out?
 
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Old 05-20-09, 10:11 PM
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Yes, it is a side by side kenmore coldspot model 59592950. The controls are set at freezer:6 refrig:7. I see no water inside the frig and no patches of snow or frost buildup in the freezer or door. trap door? where is this? You say "Look at where the water line enters the box." I turned the water to the frig off several weeks ago and the pan under the frig still fills up within 24 hours.
 
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Old 05-20-09, 10:46 PM
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sorry


by trap door I mean the little flapper thing on the front of the freezer door where ice cubes come out. concerning the water line, I mean look at where it enters the fridge to see if that penetration is sealed. That moisture is coming from somewhere. Can you recheck the model #? be sure to include the 3 small numbers to the left. Thanks.
 

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