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Our GE Profile refrigerator with freezer on bottom is leaking water on the floor. There is ice build up on the back of the freezer compartment. Water stopped leaking when the filter was taken out. I cleaned all the ice out of the freezer and within 15 minutes the bottom section is almost completely frozen over.

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GASKETS PLAY AN IMPORTANT PART IN THIS PROBLEM, DEPENDS ON HOW OLD YOUR APPLIANCE IS YOU COULD CHECK IF YOUR GASKETS ARE WORKING PROPERLY BY SETTING A SHEET OF PAPER BETWEEN THE GASKET AND FRAME AND PULLING THE PAPER OUT SHOULD HAVE A LITTLE RESISTANCE, IF PAPER SLIDES OUT WITH NO EFFORT IS A SIGN OF BAD GASKETS, THAT ALLOW MOISTURE TO GET IN AND CONDENSATE AT THE BOTTOM.

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SOURCE: Water leaking - GE Profile Refrigerator, Model: TPX21PRX

Check to see if the drain at the bottom of your freezer is plugged. When the refrigerator goes on defrost, the water has to go somewhere. Look below the coils in the freezer section and see if there is ice in the drain.

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Your problem is possibly one of two things. The ice maker is leaking or the defrost tray behind the rear panel inside freezer back wall is clogged with ice or something else. If you know its not the ice maker unplug the refrigerator and remove the back panel to see if the drain is blocked there, Let me know, Sea Breeze

Posted on May 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Ice build up bottom of freezer and water on floor GE Monogram

I had the same problem. The drain tube is located below the pan below the fins at the rear of your freezer. The drain tube has a trap (s-shaped curve) to prevent air flow out of the freezer. The problem is that water gets in this tube and freezes. I took the sheet metal cover off the back, got a turkey baster and flexible tube, and continuously flushed hot water (after the freezer had been turned off around an hour to thaw). Eventually the plug gave way.

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Your drain tube may be stopped up with ice at the upper end because it drains too slow because it's stopped up at the lower end in the evaporator pan under the unit at the floor. It can get dust and mold in it. Once you get the ice out at the top a little pressure with a turkey baster will usually clear it out. Flushing it out with hot water and clorox may help.
Make sure it drains quick enough to prevent refreezing. . The drain should be located below the evaporator coils on the lower back of the freezer.

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SOURCE: Leaking water and ice build-up in freezer

There's a drain hole in the freezer side behind the bottom drawer in the back wall that must be clogh ; put hot water into it untill melted the ice and keep pouring water to clean the drain (don't worry , the water goes to an evaporative tray) .Keep the drain clean by putting every 3/4 months half a cup of clorox or bleach.

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