Most refs have those bottom trays. They are intended to collect water from condensation inside the ref. It has a built-in heater underneath the tray to "heat up" the collected water to make it evaporate, so it should always stay dry. Some refs have a fan beside the tray and has the same purpose as the heater. I have a few suggestions to solve your problem: 1, Access the tray and see if it has a wire connected to it and if this wire is connected to the ref. If it is connected, it should be warm to touch, or you may hear (or feel) a fan running. If it's not connected, find the other end of the wire that goes into the ref, it is just near the tray usually towards the back of the ref. Connect the wire from the tray to this wire. This should solve your query. 2. If the heater or fan is broken, you may order them from any reputable repair shop that carries your ref brand. You may have them install the parts to your ref also. 3. If you are a DIY person, you may change the tray or fan yourself but I'm not sure if you could purchase parts in your area. Hope I helped solve your problem...
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You have a side by side or a undermounted freezer? I am having the same problem with mine. Take a look into the bottom of the freezer, there is probably ice building up on the bottom of it under the bottom self or basket. It seems if the refrigerator door is opened frequently and it is moderately or very humid in your home the water vapour condences inside the freezer. There is probably a condensation tray somewhere that is overflowing into the freezer compartment. Once the ice build up on the bottom gets to a certain point the water then starts to run out the front of the fridge onto the floor. Remove the ice from the bottom of the fridge and empty the condensation tray. You may have to continually do this during humid periods. For me that is about 6 months of the year every 3 to 4 days. It's a pain but what are you going to do.
Water production is normal. The process of cooling caused condensation and de-humidification. Refrigerators have drain lines that flow to a tray in the bottom for this purpose. The heat from the compressor and fan then evaporate that water. Most of the time the user is unaware of the process. If there is major air leakage into the unit, then there can be issues of excessive water and tray overflow issues. Check door seals and door alignment to ensure that when closed, the fridge is airtight. Newer fridges have many bins in the doors which can add weight to them and make them lose alignment.
This is due to the defrost water condesing and overflowing out from the drain tank.
So keep the fridge in a normal temperature and make sure that the tank is empty. Also check if this is an overflow or that the drain hose is leaking from the top of the evaporator collecction tray. If so check out the leak point and patch up.
Other wise if the fridge is working fine all what is needed to check out using a good inspectiion lamp, check the tilt of the fridge and set using a water level.
Check the cut-off/ overflow bar, its the little rod that lifts up as the tray fills. It normally does not become stuck but has a catch n hold position when moved up to a certain point. This allows you to stop ice flow and water from filling the ice maker tray for maintenance, cleaning and keeps ice from building up and getting stale and bad tasting. If you have an in line water filter or cut-off valve, these may need to be replaced and checked to see if they are functioning. Check the water supply line that runs from a source to the refrigerator to be sure it is not clogged, kinked or compressed. The ice tray may also have to be pushed "back" into the slot so that a safety/shutoff latch is triggered which controls the water/power to the ice-maker unit. A good idea to unplug fridge/freezer when checking water line connections and be sure to know where your main water supply shut-off valve is, this small supply line will put a gallon of water on your floor in less than 3 min! Good luck.
If the drain catch tray is full the unit will overflow. Look underneath in the rear/fron of bottom the fridger to remove and empty the catch tray. If there is food or debris in the bottom of the fridge (drain grates) it will keep water from going down.
ok you have a blocked freezer drain. The best thing to use to clear this is 'curtain wire (the plastic coated wire you use to hold up net curtains). Ok you need to find the drain hole in the "small tray on the back wall inside that fills and freezes and then the water is overflowing at this point to the bottom of freezer" you want to gentley feed the curtain wire down the hole untill the water drains down there. If you can't get the wire down you may need to turn the unit off to defrost as it could be frozen solid with ice. cheers