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Water leakage under freezer door-ice on bottom of inside of freezer

Water is appearing under freezer door periodically during the day. Inside there is a thin layer of clear ice on floor of freezer. I have cleaned the condenser coils and checked to see that the water is only coming from the one place. What is my problem and can I fix this?
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L.C.

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  • lisbettc Oct 29, 2008

    Thanks, I will try your suggestion and let you know if it works. Sounds interesting. Not quite sure how to take off rear panel, but I imagine it will become apparent once I get everything out to see. Do I need to totally unplug fridge for this or can I just turn off freezer side?

    L.C.

  • lisbettc Nov 17, 2008

    Just an update. I followed your suggestion. The drain in the freezer was indeed frozen over. I made sure that it was totally thawed ,unclogged and dry before starting up and plugging in again and so far everything seems to be fine! THANKS!

  • p_wesely Feb 25, 2009

    I Have a Maytag and have similar problems with: water under door on the floor and thin layer of ice on the bottom of freezer.

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Sounds like a drain clog in the freezer compartment above. remove the freezer rear panel and totally defrost the evaporator area, directly under the evap you see( under all taht ice) a small drain hole that has become frozen over, try defrosting with either a hair dryer( not a heat gun too much heat youl melt everything) or by pouring hot water donw the drain until you get a free flow of water down the tube. after its clear reassemble and you should be fine

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