Reasons for Viking fridge leaking water tray is overflowing and how to fix

May 10, 2021

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When you see a puddle of water dripping from the fridge or on the floor, this could indicate that there is a problem with the fridge that needs to be looked into. Fixing the problem quickly helps prevent any further damages, and avoid accidents such as being electrocuted or floor damage. 

If you notice your Viking fridge leaking water tray is overflowing, this means that there is a problem at the bottom of the fridge. There are also other reasons why there is a leaking happening in the fridge. Professional Viking Repair will help you determine and how to handle it.

Clogged Defrost Drain

An obstruction like food debris can block the draining opening and would cause the drain to overflow. Remove the block using hot water to help flush down the debris or ice. You can also use a damp cloth to wipe the drain hole and insert a straight thick wire to push the clog. A mix of baking powder and warm water can also help push out the clog and clean the drain. You can use a turkey baster to flush the mixture down the drain.

Check the Drain Pan

A damaged or cracked drain pan can cause water to leak. To check first is to make sure that the fridge is unplugged. The drain pan is located at the bottom of the fridge and it can be accessed by removing the grill located at the front of the unit and sliding the pan forward. Check for cracks or damage. If it is damaged, it needs to be replaced right away. Viking refrigerator repair can do this for you, for Drain pan need to replaced -$420.

Door Seal

If the Viking fridge door not closing and the leak is from the door, check if the door seal is not damaged. If there is a problem with the door seal, this will allow the air into the fridge and result in a leak in the door. A replacement in the door seal must be done, you can ask for a professional technician to do this for you. 

Water Inlet Valve

The main water source in the fridge. It will take the water from the water supply and will be sent throughout the unit. If it is not working, the water inlet valve will stay stuck open and would cause the water to drip out. The Inlet water valve should be replaced. This can be taken care of by a Professional Viking Repair if the Water valve needs to charge – $878.

Ice Maker Tubes

The loose or damaged ice maker tubes can also be the reason for the Viking fridge water not working. The seals and plastic hose can tear off and may cause the water to leak. Check the back of the fridge and examine the length of the water line going to the ice maker. Also, check the connection and signs of moisture, make sure to tighten any loose connection. If the problem continues, Viking ice maker repair can check this for you, if there are parts that need a replacement, Water tubes, and connectors -&140.

If the fridge is still leaking, other possible repairs can be done by Professional Viking Repair. Freon leak in seal system can also help in preventing water leaking problems. If the problem comes from components of the fridge, like the Compressor and dryer filter – $3825 or a problem with the condenser coils, we can do Main cleaning/condenser coil – $160 – 20%.

Wine Fridge can also experience water leaking, if this would happen let Viking wine cooler repair help you.

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