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Water leaking and ice in bottom shelf of freezer

Water is leaking around the two feet at the bottom front of the freezer and refrigerator. Ice forms in the bottom shelf of the freezer. This is a Magic Chef Side by Side model CSB2121AR

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  • amwegesend Apr 18, 2009

    Thanks for the quick response. The seal around the door looks ok, I think. The bottom shelf in the freezer is iced over. I have no idea where the hose is that you speak about. It actually looks like it is leaking out the door of the freezer by the feet. I noticed that there is a small puddle by the front foot of the refrigerator side too. Would this be a clogged hose too?

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Chances are you have a bad seal around the door if it's leaking from the inside which causes the ice to form as well, or if it's leaking from under the freezer you lave a bad heating element that evaporates the water collected in the pan under the freezer or you have a clogged hose that goes to the pan under the freezer which also causes the ice to form because the water has no place to go. Defrost and try to find a way to blow out the hose that goes from your freezer to the pan under the freezer and that should take care of your problem.

Posted on Apr 18, 2009

  • George Morrow Apr 19, 2009

    Yes, I had the same problem...the hose is on the back wall on the inside of the freezer...also make sure your door closes all the way...I would suggest defrosting it and cleaning all the ice out, you might be able to see the hose then....there might be ice clogging up the hose as well and defrosting it may fix the problem also.

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