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Actually have two problems (and wondering if they are related) with this refrigerator. About once every week to two weeks,

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Default Whirlpool Side by Side ice maker issue
Model Number: ED5VHEXVQ00   Brand: Whirlpool   Age: 1 - 5 years   

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Actually have two problems (and wondering if they are related) with this refrigerator. About once every week to two weeks, water pools on the floor starting from about the freezer area on this side by side. I think there is a vent tube that needs to be blown out every once in a while, but I haven't been able to find it (probably in the back -- need to take the back cover off)?

The most recent problem is ice forming immediately below the ice maker inside the freezer. It looks like the ice tray is slowly leaking water. If I don't catch it early, the ice blob becomes huge and you have to chisel it out in order to get the ice tray out. Is this repairable, or would you need to replace the entire ice maker?


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