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Typically on this model the drain hole Under the evaporator cover gets clogged. Remove the cover off the rear of the refrigerator and pour hot water into the drain until it goes down quickly. To remove the cover u will have to remove all the freezer shelves and the icemaker. Remove the covers screw and u should see that at the bottom u will have a block of ice down below. The refer goes onto defrost every couple days and will leak the melted ice onto the floor
There is a leak or damage of the pipe leading from the evaporator downwards.The defrosted water is leaking out of the tubing to the bottom,replace this tubing or check the leak on the collecting tray under the evaporator.
On a top-freezer when the drain stops up water will back up turning to ice and eventually filling the air ducks with ice blocking airflow to the fresh food section causing it not to cool. You will also see a water leak inside the fresh food section. To fix this, remove the evaporator cover, (back or bottom of freezer) and then remove all the ice. Once all the ice is removed, you need to unclog the drain. I do this by forcing hot water down the drain with a turkey baser but you can use any squirt bottle, I have even used the water hose. Once the drain is clear, mix water and baking soda and pour it down the drain to prevent this from happening again anytime soon.
You most likely have a blockage in the condensate drain line.You should turn off the frig.and empty the freezer,take a hairdryer and melt the ice on the bottom of the freezer.somewhere in the back on the bottom you will see a small drain under the evaporator.you may have to remove the cover of the evaporator to find it.once you locat the drain its just a matter of blowing out the line with a piece of 3/8ths plastic tubeing.
The evaporator coil is in the freezer. When it goes into defrost, that water should go down a drain in the freezer into the drain pan. Open the freezer door and see if there is any ice in the very bottom of the freezer compartment. If so, then the drain may be clogged and will have to be cleared. It is necessary to remove all of the racks and baskets to get to the sheet metal that covers the coil. Remove that panel to get to the evap coil and look below it to find the drain. It may be necessary to use a hair dryer to CAREFULLY melt any ice. Be careful not to melt the plastic liner. When you think you have the drain cleared, check it with a large glass of hot water.
If there is no ice in the bottom of the freezer, take the grill off the bottom of the fridge to see if there are any leaks under the fridge.
Could also be a pin hole leak in the water supply line to the fridge.
Hello, this sounds like you have a blockage in the drain tube, remove panel back of freezer..you may see ice build up...melt ice with hair dryer/heat gun...you will see a pan below evaporator...melt ice in pan...dry water up in pan with paper towel...now you should see a hole in pan that leads to drain tube...pour some hot water in pan..wait a couple minutes..mop up water and repeat this step 2-3 times....once you have done this find some flexible curatain wire or electrical wire..poke down the hole until you see the water drain..now it is clear..put back panel back and you are good to go. The reason you see water in the Freezer is because the water has been leaking into the freezer instead of running into the drain hole...If you need any further assistance please feel free to comment again. good luck! P.s Please don't forget to rate my solution thanks! Mike.
this quite simple, inside the freezer compartment lower half there is a removable inspection cover, or what you may call the rear interior wall. remove this cover/wall and underneath the cooling coils is a drain hole for the defrosted water to escape to the pan located under the refrig. This hole is obviously blocked with some object, possibly just ice. As it is blocked the defrosted ice in the form of water cant exit the normal way so it is over flowing onto the freezer floor. everytime the defost element comes on more water will leak. solution is to clear the drain hose possible with hair dryer , or gently running a firm but flexible plastic tube through the drain tube to push any blockage on through. This has to be done very slowly and carefully.
Our side by side Frigidaire was doing the same with water dripping out from the bottom of freezer area when the door was opened. It was a clogged drain tube (for the freezer defrost coils) causing our problem. The following steps are how I fixed the clogged drain tube which may be difficult to find and service depending on your unit and experience with appliance repair.
1st, pull frig/freezer away from the wall so you can get behind the unit then UNPLUG the electrical cord. You can leave the water line hooked-up if you have enough room to get behind the unit. Go ahead and round up a flashlight, vacuum, and whatever tool(s) required to remove screws from your unit.
2nd, MAKE SURE IT IS UNPLUGGED, then using whatever tool you need (1/4" socket for some) remove the screws from the paper (or other material) cover located on the back of unit near the bottom. When this cover is removed you should see a fan under the freezer side and a compressor unit under the refrigerator side if you have a frig/freezer with coils located under the unit instead of on the rear.
3rd, you may need to vacuum first to see it but there is a (black, dark grey, or white) drain tube located under the freezer side (near the fan in ours) running down from the freezer compartment to a plastic tray. Ours was approx 1/2" in diameter yours may be the same. Also, the tray may be built into the bottom of the unit and not be removable
4th, when you have located the drain tube you will need to gently pull it up (twisting side to side may help) and out of the retainer built into the tray so you can clean out the end. I used a vacuum and straightened paper clip to remove the crud from the tube and water started coming out while I was doing this. While you have the back/bottom cover off you might as well vacuum everything you can safely reach to help prevent the drain getting clogged again.
5th, after cleaning everything place the drain tube back into the retainer on the plastic tray and make sure you check the tube to prevent a kink. Also, the tube should not touch the bottom of the tray.
6th,replace the back/bottom cover and make sure to use the correct fasteners for whichever hole/clip they were removed from. After the cover is back on plug it back in and listen for the fan to come on. If everything sounds normal push the unit back to its normal position and congratulate your self on a job well done.