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Why does water leak inside?

  • Leaking
  • Inside Refrigerator or Freezer
  • Troubleshooting
  • Refrigerators, Washing Machines
  • Last Updated 05/21/2015

Why does water leak inside? (Standard/Commercial/ refrigerator, Freezer, Wine cooler)



symptom  Symptom

■ Water leaking to the floor 




cause  Cause

1. Refrigerators have the defrost feature that melts frost; if water from defrosting is not drained properly, the water can
    leak to the floor.

2. If the machine is moved or an impact was given on the drain pan, water pooling can occur.



how to fix  How to fix (Standard refrigerator)

1.    Level your refrigerator.

pic 1

<Refrigerator drain pan>                   <Defrost drain tube>

pic 2

<Leveling a refrigerator- Turn clockwise>





pic 5  How to fix (Freezer)

1. Make sure if the drain pan is properly assembled and wipe off water with a clean towel.

2. If you find water leaks during use and not during defrosting, door may not be closed properly. Please check the freezer door.

pic 6

 Drain pan



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