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Leaking water from freezer

Water is leaking from the freezer and it is seen that there is quite abit of lice formation at the bottom of the freezer...even after fefrosting it manually or removing the ide, it comes back very quickly. Not sure what the problem is..although the settings seem fine...no info in the manual

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  • lisoccermom Oct 13, 2008

    My refrigerator started leaking after hurricane Guastav and the electricity went out. It only does it every now and then. The bottom of the freezer fills up with water and now it started making a really loud noise on and off. The refrigerator was fine until the hurricane came through.

  • benz4lt Jan 04, 2009

    Moldel #gr2shkxkt, Freezer accumulates excessive ice on bottom of freezer and evaporator coil on back of freezer. Water will then drip into refrigerator.

  • lgmcguire Jan 30, 2009

    I have Model #ED5PHEXNB00 with the same problem. Our power was off 5 days during Gustav...I'm not sure if that's when problem began, but it may correlate. I'm going to try Solution #1 and see if it helps. Thanks.

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    Same problem

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I'm Huuum and happy to assist you,

you said, the water is leaking from the freezer and it is seen that there is quite a bit of ice formation at the bottom of the freezer...even after defrosting it manually or removing the ice, it comes back very quickly.

If there is ice forming this means usually an air leak or the door left ope for to long.
or low freon and not cooling enough.

Try pulling the plug for 5 minutes and then restarting the fridge which will reset the system.
Let me know how it goes.



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