Ice forming bottom of freezer leaking out the door
Water seems to be coming from a stainless steel lined vent that is on the bottom of the back wall of the freezer compartment. Drips down under the freezer door, episodically, every 48 hours or so, a cup or two of water.
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Re: Ice forming bottom of freezer leaking out the door
It is acutually a collector pan for the drain hose. When the refrigerator runs a defrost cycle (about every couple days), that pan collects the water from the ice that is melted and drains it through a hose inside the unit, to a pan under the unit. You will have to pull the back panel off the back of the freezer and melt it with either hot water or a hot blowdryer. Do it until you see the water draining freely into the bottom pan.
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The drain line is clogged go around the back of machine take off back cover and you will see a drain line coming through the floor and at the end of it is a rubber grommet.The rubber grommet is clogged up just take it off and throw it out and then turn off machine for 24 hrs with doors open to melt out all the ice
Bottom right in back of ref.<br />
Its what the water line from the wall attaches to.<br />
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you may have a pin hole in your water line to your dispenser or you could be leaking at the water valve itself on the water dispenser side. you'll have to pull the refrigerator out from the wall and look where the main water line goes into the back of the refrigerator. you will probably have to take the back off to see. be sure you put the back of the refrigerator back when you are through.
Have you had any cooling problems coincide with the ice problem? if no evidence of temperature variations, you either have a crack in the ice maker mold, causing water to drip into the ice bucket. Or you may have a bad water valve solenoid, not closing completely when the ice maker stops calling for water, overfilling ice maker into the bucket, and further down your freezer.
those are the most common problems, though other odd situations could also be a problem.
Your drain plug within the evap area of the freezer is frozen, turn frig off, let sit for day or two with doors open. Once all ice has melted then take rear freezer evap cover off and pour water into try and make sure it drains, if not then unplug drain. This is usually caused by a defrost heater bad or unit not going into defrost when it's supposed to, may be main board.
In back of the refrigerator behind a removable panel you will find a hose going into the drain pan under the refrigerator. Check and make sure there is no obstruction in the hose which would back up water into the freezer. After the drain hose is cleared the freezer should be defrosted and ice cleared from the drain area in the back. You can direct some hot water with some bleach in it through the drain to insure it flows into the pan.