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Refrigerator zir36n drain blocked

Tryed vacuum and tryed vacuum blower and tryed hot water still blocked . can not see hose below refrig also pan dry can not move refrigerator built in

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SOURCE: Frost inside and ice on floor of freezer

The water can only come from 2 places, the drain is blocked or the ice maker is over filling.The temps are too good to have any other things going wrong. Let me know, Thanks, Sea Breeze

Posted on May 19, 2009

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SOURCE: water puddles front left of side by side ge profile fridge

If you clear the drain, the water will not fill up again. (try hot, but not boiling, water, forced into the drain hole with a turkey baster) When drain is clear, water will run into the drain pan located near the compressor. The fan will cause that water to evaporate.

Posted on Jun 07, 2009

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SOURCE: GE REFRIGERATOR SPILLS OUT WATER COLLECTED BELOW

Remove the food from the freezer . Remove the rear freezer panel , inside the freezer . At the base in the rear , use a hair dryer and defrost (you'll see a drain hole possibly in the middle of the drain ) . Defrost drain hole until hot water can be poured and go thru the hole . I use a small hose to blow thru the drain hole to remove any debris which could have accumulated inside the drain line .

Posted on Aug 02, 2009

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SOURCE: GE Monogram Built-in refrig has blocked evaporator drain.

You should be able to see the drain under the coil. Part 804 on this diagram. 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.

Posted on Aug 26, 2009

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SOURCE: the water is overflowing from the freezer onto refrig shelf

Yes, let the unit thaw out, and replace that thin wire. it's called a drain heater, it simply keeps the water from freezing before it gets out the drain.

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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