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Mff2558vew bottom freezer is developing a sheet of ice

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SOURCE: Ice accumulation on the bottom of the freezer

Your drain line is clogged, that is located behind the white wall inside of the freezer. The water comes from defrost cycle, that happens every 8-12 hours. You need to defrost it and snake it.
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Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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SOURCE: i have a maytag bottom freezer refrigerator model#mbf1956keq

Hi James and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly.

The thick sheet of ice can be caused by a clogged evaporator drain. Sometimes for unknown reasons the drain will freeze up.

Here is what you can do to begin with to try and unclog the ice block.

1. unplug the unit.
2. remove freezer contents
3. place a fan blowing into the the freezer section for about 2.5 hours due to having to melt the ice in the blocked drain.
4. be ready to tend to a dripping puddle making mess during the manual defrost.
5. Plug the unit back in and see if it works well after about 4 hours.

Here is a way to test your icemaker IF you think that is the problem AFTER the manual defrost:
http://www.american-appliance.com/catalog/newsdesk_info.php?newsPath=12&newsdesk_id=34

I suspect the real problem is in the automatic defrosting circuit. We can talk about that if the unit freezes up again in about 3 to 4 days. Just respond here.

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Kelly

Posted on Apr 04, 2010

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SOURCE: leaks water overnight,thin sheet of ice on bottom

Hi,

This is most likely due to a defrost drain issue. See the attached link for information on this and how to clear it up. Let me know if it was helpful.

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Posted on May 28, 2010

SOURCE: water leaking out of left side of freezer at bottom

Clean the drain tray and drain line in the back of the freezer section, located behind the back cover and underneath the evaporator coil. (hint: use turkey baster with hot water) Make sure water drains when you pour it in. If it doesn't - also clean drain tube on the back of the unit behind the cover. When done - make sure to put the tube exactly where it was.
Good luck! :)

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Posted on Jun 03, 2010

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SOURCE: water accumilates in the bottom of the freezer in

Hi,
Here is a tip that will tell you where the water is coming from and how to fix it. The drain hole has froze shut and the water from the defrost will not drain out.

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Posted on Aug 20, 2010

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