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Freezer leaks water!

We have an amana br18v1 bottom freezer and it leaks water out the front almost daily. why is this? i've researched to see if there is a recall on this particular model, but came up with nothing. help!

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  • clutchtx Nov 23, 2008

    When a repair tech came to fix our leaky bottom-freezer, he said the drain pipe was extremely small (narrow diameter) and was getting clogged with food bits from the refrigerator section. I questioned this, but he said that's all we had to do was thaw/drain/clear it manually.
    The freezer completely freezes up (1" thick ice on the bottom) monthly and leaks onto my floors and I'm fed up. Is there a larger drain tube we can install??


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Luvbug, Your refrigerator is "frost free" which means it is automatically defrosts after the compressor runs 8 to 12 hours. The defrost cycle lasts approximately 30 minutes. If it is in normal condition, defrosted water goes through the drain into the drip pan under the refrigerator and then evaporates. The problem you are having is one of the most common - the drain line is clogged up. To fix it you have to remove the freezer drawer, defrost and clean the drain. The drawer removal procedure described in the refrigerator manual book. If you do not have one you can find it there: http://www.amana.com/amana/jsp/manual.do You will see the drain hole on the freezer floor by the rear panel. To defrost it you can use your hair dryer. To make sure it is open, run a cup of very hot water through the drain. Reinstall the freezer drawer and enjoy it! Gendos....post it back

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