Water accumulates in refrigerator


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Old 05-17-18, 12:34 PM
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Water accumulates in refrigerator

I have a Whirlpool Mark 1 Series Combination refrigerator/freezer. It was given to me in 2002. It had been around a while before that. Water accumulates in the bottom of the refrigerator compartment. On the ceiling of the refrigerator compartment, there is a rusty spot. If I put my finger on that, it feels wet. The freezer compartment and the refrigerator compartment stay cold just fine. What is happening, and what can I do about it?
 
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Old 05-17-18, 04:05 PM
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It's normal for the warm air to rise and condense under the freezer section.

Usually excessive water inside of the fridge is caused by a blocked drain line from the evaporator coil. When the unit defrosts the condensate is directed down a drain to a heated pan in the bottom of the fridge.

I'd need a model number to help you with more detailed help.
 
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Old 05-18-18, 03:03 PM
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The model number is EHT-221MK.
 
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Old 05-18-18, 04:39 PM
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Sounds like the drain tube to the pan is plugged, it gets clogged with dirt etc and then water does not get removed.
 
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Old 05-18-18, 06:34 PM
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That is not a complete model number. Look for the ID tag and it will be the complete one.
 
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Old 05-19-18, 05:17 PM
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There isn't an ID tag. I looked all over the outside and inside of the refrigerator.
 
 

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