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Ice build up on freezer floor.

Kenmore Elite 795.75559400 Water line not connected & we are getting ice build up on the freezer floor. Freezer door seems to seal completely. The house we are in now does not have a water line for refrigerators. The temp. settings are the same except the ice maker is turned off. Not sure what is the issue. It never did this in previous house with water line.

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  • kiltedtxn May 22, 2009

    Thanks Vic. I will do this when I get home tonight & post back up tomorrow how all worked out.

  • kiltedtxn May 23, 2009

    Hey Vic,


    There was no ice in the drain from the bottom of the freezer to the outlet to the evaporation pan.  It seems there has been no water flowing for some time. There was dust in the evap. pan.

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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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