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10 year old frige leaking water from the freezer onto the floor

Magic Chef frige is leaking water from the freezer onto the floor at unpredictible times every 1-2 days. 2-4 ounces at a time. I cleaned the thin ice from the bottom of the freezer and 2 days later it is back, and so is the leaking water. How do I stop it?

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Drain tube is plugged the fridge goes into defrost about every 8 hours use a hair dryer to melt the ice and check the drain tube goes to the pan by the compressor

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    drain tube is plugged the fridge goes into defrost about every 8 hours use a hair dryer to melt the ice and check the drain tube goes to the pan by the compressor

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I have a magic chef French door refrigerator. Water under the freezer becomes ice and when this melts water seeps onto the floor. Sometimes enough water to completely soak a couple of towels


Lower the setting to your FREEZER this may be defrosting too often and the drip pan is over filling, or stop leaving the doors open too long .

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Hello we have a magic chef refmodelctf1826arq which started to leak water onto the floor from underneath I can not find the reason why leaking ref is cold, and ice maker working.


The drain in the freezer behind back lower panel
needs opening. You can see it at the bottom of the back panel
underneath the evaporator coils. (The cold coils)
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
When the defrost melts the water it goes down the drain
If the drain is clogged with Ice or ? The defrost water
overflows into the ref. or freezer or on floor
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
Also check fan undernearh Ref in the rear
Clean condenser coils underneath
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Water pooling under the vegetable bins on the refrigerator floor enough to fill up the cavity and leak out the door onto the kitchen floor. It is Magic Chef CTB1925DR. We have to constantly pull the...


The drain in the freezer behind back lower panel
needs opening. You can see it at the bottom of the back panel
underneath the evaporator coils. (The cold coils)
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
When the defrost melts the water it goes down the drain
If the drain is clogged with Ice or ? The defrost water
overflows into the ref. or freezer or on floor
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
Also check fan undernearh Ref in the rear
Clean condenser coils underneath
.I'm including my article on Refrigerator Repair for your help and convenience.;
Please click or copy and paste into browser for Article
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5816737-fix_refrigerator_psychologically
If you need more help GO HERE:

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Magic chef model number CSB2323AR seems to be a defrost problem. Water accumulates at bottom of freezer then ices up. Is there a drain pan on this model?


The water is from the melted frost of the defrost cycle. The drain at the bottom of the back wall of the freezer is blocked so instead of the water draining into the pan where it will evaperate,it's pooling on the freezer floor and freezing, in many case when the floor indent is full the water will leak onto the floor.By pulling the refrigerator out from the wall,there will be a tube behind the service panel on the lower right side when looking at it from the rear,that tube can be removed and cleared,then clear the nozzle it connects to inside the freezer.

I hope this helps you to stop the leak,
Gene

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see if there is a big block of ice on the back plate in your frige, if there is then your thermostat is set to cold or broken. if no ice in the frige then it has a gas leak!

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