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Water freezing in bottom of freezer

Water freezes in the bottom of the freezer then thaws and leaks on to the floor.

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There is a drain for your freezer that is pluged.It may be pluged with ice or dirt.Try unpluging your fridge until it is completely defrosted,4 to 5 hrs. with doors open.
if there is dirt in it it may flush out or your heater element for the defrost is not working.

Posted on Dec 18, 2008

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hi there,
there a leak somewhere in there. there is no way you can fix this yourself, call the repairman or LG's customer service.

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