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Top mount or SxS? Could be a clogged defrost drain. Is there ice on the freezer floor? Water can aslo condense from a air leak is a door seal.

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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SOURCE: water collecting inside the bottom of the refrigerator

you have clogged drain

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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i have the exact same problem...anyone??? now my fridge won't get cold at all and the freezer is still frozen

Posted on Apr 16, 2009

SOURCE: Water collects at the bottom of the refrigerator

please contact the service authority because this is beyond your limit. to solve your problem, the front panel has to remove and only the service engineer knows the skill.......................sorry friend!

Posted on May 14, 2009

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The condensate drain begins inside the freezer compartment behind the back panel and at the bottom of the evaporator coils. Every time the refrigerator defrost (about 3 times a day) the water needs to flow out the bottom of that pan in the freezer and into a plastic drain pipe to the bottom of the refrigerator into a pan on top of the compressor or side of compressor. Sometimes the drain is blocked inside freezer and there is a buildup of ice. But sometimes it is blocked near the opening that leads out of the fresh food compartment and then down to compressor tray/pan. If the blockage is near that exit then you will see a trail of water running down the back of the fresh food compartment and settle in bottom. The only solution is to slowly and carefully remove the drain pipe from the back and inside of refrigerator and clean it out. Let me know how you are doing on this and I will be here to help,Thanks Sea Breeze

Posted on May 20, 2009

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SOURCE: WATER COLLECTING IN THE BOTTOM

To fix this problem clear the drain tube or channel and
allow the defrost water to flow down to the drain pan.

Posted on Sep 02, 2009

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That's normal especially if you tend to leave the door open alot. Moisture from the outside air condenses and drips to the bottom. Also, if the refrigerator is automatic self-defrosting it will melt ice collecting around the refrigerator and the resulting water will collect at the bottom. Check under the food drawers for a drain hole. If it is clogged, clean it out. If it doesn't exist, periodically sponge out the bottom under the drawers.

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Most times when that happens it is because the condensate drain is blocked from draining into a pan below the refrigerator where warm air blows across the water and the water is returned to air inside your home. The things need to do is unplug the refrigerator and remove contents of the freezer and then the back panel inside freezer. At the very bottom of the evaporator is a pan that collects the condensate during defrost. It has a drain hole in center. Sometimes the refrigerator is leaning a little and after defrost the ice remains on one side of pan and slowly creeps up to cover the hole completely, while other times the drain line slowly gets gunk build up in it causing water to freeze because of the blockage. I will return with a link to Sea Breeze Tips page where there is a collection of other peoples views to approach this. Sea Breeze

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Defrost condensate line behind the rear panel is clogged up. The watter is flooding over the condensate collection tray and and through the cabinet. Click below.
HOW TO FIX A LEAKING REFRIGERATOR OR FREEZER

There are many reasons for this happening for example water leaking from a water supply line for the dispenser or ice maker, a crack in the defrost pan, water leaking inside and draining through the refrigerator cabinet, but most are caused by a defrost drain line blockage. Below is a link that may be helpful so try to take it all in and use the parts that most refer to your specific problem, Thanks Sea Breeze
Watch the short movie on how to get to the tray behind rear panel in freezer and if you have trouble or questions let e know, Thanks, Sea Breeze

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If the tube or channel is clogged or obstructed, the water backs up and leaks into the inside of the refrigerator compartment. Then the water builds up at the bottom, inside of the refrigerator. When the water has built up for a time it may spill out of the front of the door opening. To fix this problem, clear the drain tube or channel and allow the defrost water to flow down to the drain pan.

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Sounds like the drain from the freezer evaporator coil is plugged causing the condensate to overflow and fill the bottom of the freezer then refreeze. Most freezers have a drain line from the evaporator to the bottom of the refrigerator leading to a collection pan to allow evaporation of the condensate. You may be able to access the evap condensate pan by removing the rear panel of the freezer. I can not say for sure without the specific model of the unit in question.

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Refridge leaking water inside it...


The condensate drain begins inside the freezer compartment behind the back panel and at the bottom of the evaporator coils. Every time the refrigerator defrost (about 3 times a day) the water needs to flow out the bottom of that pan in the freezer and into a plastic drain pipe to the bottom of the refrigerator into a pan on top of the compressor or side of compressor. Sometimes the drain is blocked inside freezer and there is a buildup of ice. But sometimes it is blocked near the opening that leads out of the fresh food compartment and then down to compressor tray/pan. If the blockage is near that exit then you will see a trail of water running down the back of the fresh food compartment and settle in bottom. The only solution is to slowly and carefully remove the drain pipe from the back and inside of refrigerator and clean it out. Let me know how you are doing on this and I will be here to help,Thanks Sea Breeze

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