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Ice build up on floor of freezer drawer starting under ice maker

I have noticed a build up of ice on the floor of the freezer drawer in our 4-year old LG French door refrigerator, starting under the ice maker. Any idea what might be causing this or how to fix it? I suspect the ice maker may be leaking water periodically, but it appears to be working normally.

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  • sue15 Mar 13, 2009

    My LG french door freezer has the same problem. I have disconnected the ice maker and water to the frig but the ice build up continues. I have moved the frig away from the wall to help circulation and there is no food blocking the freezer ventilation system. LG says to turn the freezer temp to 0 and see if that helps (we had turned it to -3 ) and if that doesn't help, then next turn the frig off for 4 hours. I don't expect that to work either. I found a comment on line that it may have to do with the evaporative drain.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2009

    I have the same problem with 4 year old lg refrigerator. ice wil melt soaking floor with water. Must manually remove the ice on the floor of the freezer.

  • tony572 Mar 21, 2009

    tony572 here - we got a serviceman in about 3 weeks ago to take a look. He determined that the problem was not the icemaker, but a frozen defrost drain (the water in the defrost drain had somehow frozen up). After melting the ice in the frozen drain with boiling water which we supplied, the problem seems to have gone away. I am not sure what caused the water in the defrost drain to freeze in the first place (this is thr first time this has happened in 4 years or so) but that seems to be the problem.

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2009

    Does anyone know how to get to the "defrost drain" or "condensation drain" to clear it out. Do you go through the inside of the freezer, or get at it from the back of the appliance? If anyone has details they wouldn't mind sharing, that would be great. Thanks.

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Since this problem is discussed over and over on various models, I point you to a detailed manual that shows (with images) how to solve the frozen drain pipe issue. This is the manual by Avi
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You will have to access to the drain from the inside, most of the time is water sludge that stuck the drain opening after years of operation.

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I hve no soloution how do i get to this drain

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