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I HAVE A MAYTAG AUTOMATIC ELECTRONIC DEFROST CONTROL SIDE BY SIDE REFRIGERATOR MODEL MSD2272VEB00. tHE ICE MAKER IS NOT HOOKED UP. EVERY FEW DAYS WATER LEAKED FROM UNDER THE REFRIGERATOR ONTO THE FLOOR FROM WHAT APPEARS TO BE AT THE FRONT RIGHT SIDE OF THE UNIT. I CHECKED THE DRIP PAN FROM THE REAR AND IT WAS DRY AND IN PLACE. I CAN'T FIGURE OUT HOW TO ACCESS THE DRIP PAN FROM THE FRONT, AND NEED TO KNOW IF I CAN ACCESS THE DRIP PAN FROM THE FRONT. I ALSO NEED TO KNOW WHY THE REFRIGERATOR KEEPS DUMPING WATER ON THE FLOOR EVERY FEW DAYS, AND HOW CAN I FIX IT. CAN YOU HELP ME? VICTOR

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: water leaking from bottom of refriderator

Is this a self defrost refrig. if it is then it might be doing that, which then you might want to look for the drain that is suppose to drain into this pan. It might be missing the pan try that, let us know thanks.

Posted on Dec 07, 2007

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SOURCE: Overflowing drip pan under the fridge

for reallybsq
problem could be door seals not sealing completely and hence excessive ice formed on evaporator and excess water when it melts. however, i have found this problem many times with large larder fridges and really found no cure.

for guest.
towards the bottom of the back wall, there is a gulley with a drain hole in the middle. this drain is blocked. clear it with something flexible and make sure water flows away freely

Posted on Sep 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Water leak under refrigerator, Frigidaire, FRS6R5ESBC

chk out dis video
http://www.ehow.com/video_112132_fix-leaking-refrigerator.html

Posted on May 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Water leak from my Kenmore refrigerator

Your problem is most likely a clogged drain line. Which is located in the back bottom of the freezer a little hole. Run some hot water down it with a spray bottom and it should resolve your issue. Also yes a Tech will be able to fix this problem

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

Sea Breeze
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SOURCE: My Maytag side by side (no icemaker) keeps leaking

OK, You need to unplug for a hour or so. Remove the rear panel in back of freezer to expose the evaporator coils. At the bottom of the evaporator there is a tray that catches the defrost water to take it through the back and down to the condensate tray located near compressor and condenser fan. Most likely you have ice or something trapped in that drain beginning in the freezer. I have heard some people turn the freezer temperatures so cold ice will form before the water can drain. If you still have problem contact me. If this helped vote or rate me. Thanks Sea Breeze

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

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I HAVE A MAYTAG AUTOMATIC ELECTRONIC DEFROST CONTROL REFRGATOR MODEL MSD2272VEB00. EVERY FEW DAYS WATER LEAKED FROM UNDER THE REFRIGERATOR ONTO THE FLOOR FROM WHAT APPEARS TO BE AT THE FRONT RIGHT SIDE OF...


Inside of the unit is a drain hole that will drain out water to the drip pan. The drip pan is located under the unit and it uses the heat of the motor to evaporate the moisture that collects in it. The drain hole is plugged. Go on youtube and you can watch a video on how to fix it. Very easy.

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I HAVE A MAYTAG AUTOMATIC ELECTRONIC DEFROST CONTROL REFRIGATOR MODEL MSD2272VEB00. EVERY FEW DAYS WATER LEAKED FROM UNDER THE REFRIGERATOR ONTO THE FLOOR FROM WHAT APPEARS TO BE AT THE FRONT RIGHT SIDE...


Mostly the drip-pan can't be accessed from the front.

The drip-pan isn't.
It is in fact an evaporator. It collects the considerable amount of water from the auto defrost function and holds it until the heat from the motor and compressor can evaporate it. The water is transferred from the inside by a drain tube.

A blocked drain tube is not unusual and is generally fairly simple to clear. Often it is a stray vegetable that causes the trouble and sometimes it is a buildup of ice. If the water cannot escape a wet floor is usually the result.

Our fridge recently suffered from the same trouble. I used a plastic covered wire coat hanger to clear the drain of ice - very carefully...

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Maytag MSD2272VEB00 leaking water


Laura,
Your water dispenser is controlled by a solenoid valve that is often in tandem with the ice maker water valve (meaning two valves side by side). Check and make sure the water is dripping from the water outlet tube only, in which case the solenoid valve is leaking. However...sometimes what happens is that the door that isolates the ice shoot (and the inside of the freezer) from the outside can get stuck open. Either blocked, mineral build up, broken etc..and water (melting ice) will drip down and out. This can lead to other problems so be sure the flapper door from the ice dispenser is ALL the way closed.

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It sounds like your freezers' evaporator coils are not defrosting normally.At least once a day ,a refrigerator automatically defrosts the coils in the rear of the freezer compartment.In most cases ,the electric heater that is activated by a timer circuit,comes on and melts any ice buildup .If that heater doesn't come on for several days,the ice builds up into a solid block,and it doesnt allow any air to pass thru to the refrigerator side of you box.

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Maytag msd2651, icemaker stopsmaking ice & after a few days icesicles are forming and there are frozen puddles throughout the freezer. What is wrong?


Sounds to me your model MSD2651HEB has two problems. If you see icicle forming near where the water enters the ice maker the problem is the water control valve is defective and allowing water to enter the ice maker even after the ice maker is already filled with the next ice harvest. To repair the ice maker overfill problem you will need to replace the=> 67006531 Dual Water Control Valve
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. I am pretty sure you are having a defrost drain blockage problem. Most defrost every eight hours and over a period of time the drain line that comes down from freezer into a cup like object top middle and back of the fresh food section. If blocked by gunk or ice you will see trails of liquid leaking down the rear wall of fresh food compartment until it reaches the crisper drawers.This is not always the same with every model as you may see frozen ice flowing down the rear wall of freezers on side by sides. Every refrigerator is made different so these are examples only. The key is to find if ice or just gunk has blocked you defrost drain. Unplug and then remove the rear panel in back of freezer. We need to see if the water is overflowing the condensate drain tray or if the blockage is in the turn the drain leads down back of your refrigerator. Much more on this page=> Leaking Refrigerators! If you have questions please ask, Thanks, Sea Breeze

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Maytag refrigerator.not producing ice .not freezing .not cold enough refrigeratot even though put up temperature to 6@7


When I run into a refrigerator acting like this I start by thinking controls. Controls like defrost, temperature, compressor start components and once I see what it may be I have a look at the likely problem location. Your model appears to have an ADC adaptive Defrost Control=> 67004704 Adaptive Defrost Control
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Here is a photo location of the part=> MSD2652KEB Control Panel
Look inside the fresh food compartment and behind the controls part 12 is your ADC. Once you change that things should begin to get colder providing other parts of the defrost system are OK. Have you noticed ice buildup in back of freezer as a layer of frost building on the rear wall? When you say not cold enough that points to a restriction of air flow caused by no defrost. If I missed anything please let me know. I do think once the ADC is changed you will see it cooling again normally or manual defrost with a hair dryer will keep you for a couple days. Thanks, Sea Breeze

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I have a Maytag side by side refrigerator model PSD2450GRW. The ice maker will not make ice but the water comes out front just fine. The freezer works and the ice maker is at the ON position. Thanks for...


Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly. Usually when an ice maker slows or stops ice production it is a symptom of an aitomatic defrosting problem. The freezer must maintain 14 - 16 Deg F for the ice maker to make ice. Any temp above that an ice production stops. If the freezer is in the 14 - 16 deg F temp range then the problem can be the thermostat in the ice maker or the inlet water valve.

Here is simple test you can do at home to see if the inlet water valve is working:
1. Unlpug the unit for at least 10 minutes.
2. Remove the fiber board cover on the back of the unit.
3. Locate the inlet water valve and SWITCH the 2 connectors on the inler water valve.
4. Open the freezer door and hold the light switch button depressed. (or tape it down)
5. Take a glass and attempt to draw water through the door. Do this just long enout to realize water is going into the ice-maker.

^- NOTE the water will actually be going into the icemaker and the water valve is good!

If you have water going into the ice maker when you try water in door then the problem is either an automatic defrosting problem or an ice maker problem.

MAKE SURE TO RESTORE THE INLET WATER VALVE CONNECTORS to their original positons!

The ice maker can be tested using this link:
http://www.american-appliance.com/catalog/newsdesk_info.php?newsPath=12&newsdesk_id=34

If the icemaker checks out good then the freezer is too warm and there is some reasonthat the freezer is warming up. Usually this is caused one of the following:
1. Defrost control board. Item 13 this link:
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=48135&diagram_id=28489467#d28489467

2. The defrost element and thermostat. Item 12 this link:
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=48135&diagram_id=28489469#d28489469

The wiring diagram can be found here:
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/frame_diagram.aspx?diagram_id=28489477&pkw_=basket&model_id=48135&NewWindow=1

Here is how I would approch troubleshooting on your unit:
1. Check out the icemaker using the american appliance link above.
2. Do a manual defrost by unplugging the unit and placeing a fan blowing into the freezer compartment for just over 2 hours. (Makes a water mess!)
3. Return the unit to normal service for a few days.

If it starts making ice..... you have an automatic defrost problem or... the evaporator fan is not running at full speed.

One last note... anytime you unplug the unit you must wait about 15 minutes for the cooling system to stabilze or the compressor will NOT start.

Thanks for choosing FixYa,
Kelly

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