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GE model #TFX25JP freezer leaking water

Drain hole seems to freeze up. Replaced ge smartwater filter. Will this solve the problem?

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SOURCE: Ge profile leaks from front of freezer

your drain will be plugged under the tray. there is a hose that runs to the drip tray. the back cover comes off you can then get at the hose

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SOURCE: Replaced GE SmartWater filter in my GE refrig and water wil l not flow thru it,why?

We replaced the water line to the refriderature. It was plugged by a coroded copper sleve.

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SOURCE: GE TFX20JR side by side/water leaks out freezer during defrost

Yes, you are correct, that is a drain. Use a turkey baster with hot (not boiling) water to flush out the drain tube until water will flow out into the drain pan under the refrig. (where the air blown over it will cause it to evaporate)

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

SOURCE: I replaced ge smartwater filter water and ice

the taste is because of mixing of diffrent type of smell of your food materials......nothing to worry! just cut a lemon into two half and place it into your freezer and wait for about 8 hours......................have a nice day :-)

Posted on May 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Ge side by side model tfx27pfx. Ice maker not

Your defrost drain hole is clogged. Turn the fridge off. Defrost the drain hole in the freezer. You will be fine until it does it again.

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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Hi this problem could arise due to various reasons so lets find out what could it be the cause.

1)In the back of your freezer compartment is the drain hole. It's very common in GE for the drain to freeze up. With the drain hole plugged up, your freezer will continue to defrost the evaporator, but not the water in the drain hole. So the water builds and freezes, builds and freezes until it eventually overflows into the air diffuser for the fridge causing the leaky fridge problem."Heat Probe" that can be installed.This will prevent water from freezing up in the drain hole allowing it to drain as designed

2)Inspect the door seals and the sides of the refrigerator around the doors. If you see any beads of water or moisture, then the door seals may be failing to create an air tight seal which causes the cold air from the refrigerator to escape and form condensation around the doors. Sometimes you can solve this problem by applying a light film of gasket lubricant to the existing seals or just cleaning them of any debris with a warm soapy rag. If they still don't seal well after you apply lubricant, or clean them, you may need to replace the entire seal assembly.

3) If the water is coming from the freezer but you think that the defrost drain pipe is clear, then it may be coming from the ice maker. Check the ice maker for cracks in the unit's body or a misalignment of the water supply line. Make sure that the water supply spout in the freezer lines up with the ice maker's water supply cup.

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