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Water leeking on floor

Kenmore 62232200 3 1/2 years old.There is no water or ice maker, I had them disconnect it when installing. There is frozen water at bottom of freezer. When you open freezer door water leeks on floor, I can see water coming out of back of freezer vents or something.

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  • babymurph Nov 30, 2007

    Same problem...don't know how to fix...looks like water is leaking down back into freezer & freezing at the bottom.

  • cpgen13 Apr 13, 2008

    I have a bottom freezer Kenmore fridge; it is leaking water in the rear right side of the unit. There is no icemaker and no drip tray in the underside of the product. The water leak is not constant and the fridge is making very loud knocking/banging noises.

    This product is only three years old; it was purchased in 2005. I am wondering is there are any recalls for this leaking issue, there are many listed on the Internet. My previous fridge was almost twenty years old when we bought this one and let Sears take the old one away.

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Most fridges and freezers have a small outlet hole at the very back of the inside make sure this is clear should have a small tub at the back of your appliance on the outside try this

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  • tony seepersad Oct 09, 2011

    hello everyone have a maytag fridge freezer the freezer is at the bottom no ice maker or water despinser this fridge is black and stainless steel water is leaking from the bottom of the doors once in a while does any one have this problem and is there a quick fix the fridge is 6 months old the bottom of the basket is frozen you cannot move the basket slide it out

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