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How do i fix ice building up on bottom of freezer which the water begins to leak out on to the floor

How do o fix ice building up on the bottom of freezer which the water begins to leek out on to floor

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SOURCE: Whirlpoll Freezer model EV190NXWN00 not freezing

it sound like is not defrosting if is upright freezer. open the back wall jerry if that evaporator is full of ice then it has cut off all the air flow and in return that is why is not freezingif you know how to use the voltage meter you might need to check continuity on the heater if it check ok then repl the bimetal part# 4387499 and timer 482493 when repl time follow the wiring schamatics realy carful look for the right clor harness in the instructions and then just let it defrost or use the hair dryer

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

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You should to check the Whirlpool Gladiator Freezerator's door sealer to make sure all rubber or plastic seal very well to prevent air humidity come in to build up frost fast. Also, you have to defrost completely and wipe with cloth or paper towel to absorb all waters out and let it dry completely to prevent frost build up.

Posted on May 08, 2009

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SOURCE: I have an upright with ice maker. EVL201NXRQ04.

Is the ice tray that fills level? this may be over flow from the tray filling sequence

Posted on Sep 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Freezer model EV171NYMS04 we have ice build up on

There is a drain the back of the freezer that is frozen. Your trickle of water comes from the ice that melts off of the refrigeration coils during the defrost cycle. You need to turn off the freezer, then remove the rear cover from the back wall to expose the coils. With a hair dryer, melt all of the ice. You will find a drain under the coils. Melts all of the ice in this drain so water can get out of the freezer. When this drain is clear, you can put everything back together, and your freezer should work normally.

Posted on Mar 13, 2010

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SOURCE: ice building up in bottom of freezer drain tube blocked

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