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Ice buildup on floor of freezer. How to find drain?

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SOURCE: Ice buildup on the coil and ice buildup on freezer floor

you will have to unclogg it..hot water/hairdryer..flexible tubing to push out the clog. the ice on evap coil bothers me though. do all the coils get frosty white(close the door for 10 minutes then check) I fear they aren't and you have a freon leak.

Posted on Jun 13, 2009

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SOURCE: ice buildup on freezer floor.auto defrost puts water on floor

You have a clogged drain. If you have a top mounted freezer you might have the drain line on the outside of the fridge. Look for a tube that is thicker than the water intake line and goes from back of bottom of freezer down into the back of the unit to a drain pan. Remove that tube and take it outside and use your hose to shoot a stream of water to clean it out.
If you have a side by side fridge, your drain is still at the lowest point at the rear of your freezer. You may have to removed the rear wall of the freezer to get at it. Remove the back cover to get at the other end of the drain tube. It needs to be cleaned out also.

Posted on Jun 26, 2010

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite model 795.75556401 Ice buildup in

It appears your drain tube is frozen up or clogged in this instance.

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The bottom of the freezer keeps getting a layer of ice. I take the ice out about once a week. Now there is so much ice that it is leaking water on to the floor before it freezes. We have a Kenmore elite...


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Ice buildup on the coil and ice buildup on freezer floor


you will have to unclogg it..hot water/hairdryer..flexible tubing to push out the clog. the ice on evap coil bothers me though. do all the coils get frosty white(close the door for 10 minutes then check) I fear they aren't and you have a freon leak.

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Ice build up on freezer floor.


Hi, If ice is building in the freezer, you have a defrost drain hole plugged. Unplug the Fridge and then remove the rear panel off the freezer. There you will find ice built up in rain. Remove the ice (hair dryer works best). Once the ice is gone, you need to make sure the drain hole is open all the way. A baisting serringe with hot water works really well.
I hope this helps. Please let me know if I can assist you further. Please rate my answer so I know how I am doing.

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