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Ice at bottom of side by side refrigerator

Water accumulates at the bottom of refrigerator side and turns into ice. This is a side by side unit so the drain from the freezer should have nothing to do from making the way to the other side. I think the problem is on the refer side but I cannot figure where the water is coming from. Help!

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Hi,

You are looking for the water source, two possible places to look. Look around the water filter and the glass shelves for water, also check the water tank behind the crispers, as I have seen them crack in the past. Good luck, hit me up if you need more information.

Posted on Dec 26, 2013

  • Andrew Jackson Apr 02, 2014

    If the amount of water is too much to be condensation then it is safe to conclude that the source of the leak is something else. If you are satisfied that it is too much to be anything but a leak, then by tracing the supply lines in the compartment is a good source to suspect. Do this, remember you are trying to solve a problem so, some work will be necessary. Get in there with a cloth and dry it out good. Then, take some paper towels and wrap them around the possible problem. Since you have the problem, you probaly know how long it takes for the water to show up. Deductively reasoning, the towel that has the water soaked into it, is your leak. Hope this helps, when you discover the leak and if it is unclear what you need to fix it, repost for a possible solution. Andrew

  • Andrew Jackson Apr 02, 2014

    Don't start spending money on anything until you know exactly what is needed. Don't you just despise the kind of company that doesn't do anything to support their customer. Might as well be living in a third world country. Industrialized Nation, Yeah right.

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Hi Alice. If I was nearby I would stop by and take a look for you but since we are cyber only I will assist you and yes, you can fix this yourself!

If your ice maker has stopped producing ice completely, check these, in this order:


  • It may be turned off. Look for the wire along the right side of the ice maker that looks a bit like a coat hanger. If the wire is in the raised position, the ice maker is turned off. If so, try one of these:

    • If your ice maker has a small red plastic lever, lower it to lower the wire.

    • If there's no plastic lever, simply lower the wire.

    In either case, the ice maker should begin producing ice again. Also make sure that the temperature is 8 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. If the freezer is too warm, the ice maker won't cycle properly.

  • The ice maker fill tube may be blocked with ice. If so, melt the blockage using a hair dryer-but be careful to not melt any plastic parts! Also replace the water shut-off valve or water-inlet valve, or both, if necessary.

  • The ice maker head assembly may have broken parts. Look to see if the gears are broken. Check to see if the small plastic arms that rest against the ice rake are broken. If the ice maker head assembly is modular and you've found broken parts, you can just replace it.

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There's a drain hole in the freezer side behind the bottom drawer in the back wall that must be clogh ; put hot water into it untill melted the ice and keep pouring water to clean the drain (don't worry , the water goes to an evaporative tray) .Keep the drain clean by putting every 3/4 months half a cup of clorox or bleach.

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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