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Refrigerator my refrigerator defrosts and leaves a mess on the ref. bottem.

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There should be a drain hose that takes the melted ice (water) out the back and down into a pan under the refrigerator where it evaporates. Check inside the lower part of the freezer for a small hole-it needs to be clear to let the water run through the tube and down into the pan. The tube can usually be disconnected behind the unit to clear it out with a wire or hanger. Good luck

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Water leaka from bottem in mornining


The drain in the freezer behind back lower panel
needs opening. You can see it at the bottom of the back panel
underneath the evaporator coils. (The cold coils)
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
When the defrost melts the water it goes down the drain
If the drain is clogged with Ice or ? The defrost water
overflows into the ref. or freezer or on floor
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
Also check fan undernearh Ref in the rear
Clean condenser coils underneath
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Sep 07, 2011 | Kenmore Top Freezer Refrigerator

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I have a water leak in my Maytag MSD2454GRQ. It run down the back wall of the freezer and pools at the bottem where it freezes. It just keeps builds up on the floor. I clean the ice out and it just begins...


The drain in the freezer behind back lower panel
needs opening. You can see it at the bottom of the back panel
underneath the evaporator coils. (The cold coils)
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
When the defrost melts the water it goes down the drain
If the drain is clogged with Ice or ? The defrost water
overflows into the ref. or freezer or on floor
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
Also check fan undernearh Ref in the rear
Clean condenser coils underneath
.I'm including my article on Refrigerator Repair for your help and convenience.;
Please click or copy and paste into browser for Article
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5816737-fix_refrigerator_psychologically
If you need more help GO HERE:

http://www.applianceaid.com/procedures.html

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Aug 22, 2011 | Maytag MSD2454G Side by Side Refrigerator

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Water leak in front bottem side under freezer side


Hi,
The drain for the defrost water is frozen shut or plugged...
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I HAVE A MODEL MT21LMXKQO4,WATER IS DRIPPING FROM THE IASIDE BOTTEM INTO THE REFRIG. COULD THIS BE THE DEF--TIMER????


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Sep 26, 2010 | Refrigerators

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Ice build up in freezer...Auto Defrost not working Model unknown...smaller model...about 5 feet tall...2 feet wide...freezer on top..no ice maker. Bought in 2002....noise during defrost quit about 2 months...


If it is a magic chef the model number will be on the back of the fridge and will have to order the exact defrost timer for this model. Only place to get will be from repairclinic.com

Jan 31, 2010 | Roper Refrigerators

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FREEZER WORKING BUT FRIDGE NOT


Remove the rear panel in the freezer and see if the evaporator coils are frozen over.
If so dethaw coils with a hair dryer.
Reassemble freezer and set controls to the normal position.

Although you replaced the defrost timer if the coils were frozen over in the freezer no air can transfer to the ref. section from the freezer.

If you do not want to dethaw the coils unplug the ref. for 1-2 days and leave the doors open .The coils will dethaw by then.

Jan 17, 2010 | Kenmore Refrigerators

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Fridge/freezer warm, water puddling underneath


Hi, clicking sound from compressor, means compressor not running (working) compressor overlay relay is what making that clicking sound, possible your compressor have a hard start, you can purchase compressor ( hard start kit ) from appliance store, your fans could be working, but compressor short cycling, you said fan not working? which one inside of ref, or one near to compressor, check fan, remove 2 wires from fan terminal, use ohm tester, place tester lead one on each fan terminal, if you get a beep sound (continuity) fan is o/k, if not, fan burnt out, replace fan, now if compressor is good, fans are good, then check or replace, defrost timer, but before doing any repairs, unplug ref, excessive water is because ref defrosting, because there's no refrigeration, remove your produce, leave ref. off for about an hour, then replug it, let it work for about another hour, then check to see if temp. dropping (colder) maybe you experiencing, low voltage, let me know what happened, then i can tell you exactly, what's the problem. good luck.

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Door open all day Amana SXD22S2w


the evaporator is clogged with frost, just as if the defrost heater went out. Two options, remove all food and leave ref unplugged and doors open for half a day, or remove the back wall(evaporator cover) and defrost it with a hair dryer.

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GE GSH25KGMBWW REFRIGERATOR WON'T GET COLD AFTER REPLACING SOLENOID


The ref is iced up because of the ice door being left open, you will have to manually defrost the ref by leaving it open for 7-8 hours,put you food somewhere else.
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Sep 22, 2008 | GE GSS25JEM Side by Side Refrigerator

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Ref no cooling freezer okay


There's alot of things to check here, David. But, since it's a GE, I'll assume a defrost problem 'cause they are known for those issues. Is there ice/frost buildup on the rear wall of the freezer? If so, it's not defrosting. 3 things will cause a "no defrost" condition. Failed evaporator thermister, Failed defrost heater and failed electronic control. Your model has problems with the first 2, rarely the 3'rd. You can get your machine cooling again by manually defrosting it. Simple, unplug it for 24 hours and leave the freezer door cracked open an inch or so. After time is up, plug it back in and it'll cool just fine for a week maybe two, 'til the frost builds back up again. This'll buy you time to get parts and do the repair and besides... it has to be done anyway. Even if you had the parts in hand and did the repair right now, you'd still have to manually defrost it. Post back and let us know.

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