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Water is accumulating inside the bottom of the freezer.

I have shut off the supply line to the ice/water system, yet water continues to accumulate at the bottom of the freezer (approx. 8 oz. per day. This is a Fridgidaire side by side that we picked up used and it didn't do this at first. It started this after about a month.

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  • mkc56 Jul 18, 2009

    model # is FRS26H5SB5. Where does this water go once it is unplugged? I don't have a floor drain basin etc.

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Water is accumulating inside the bottom of the freezer and ends up on the floor. The model number is FRS26ZNHW3

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Hi, The defrost drain behind the rear freezer panel is plugged. Remove the rear panel and clear the ice away from the drain. Then you will need to flush the drain hole with hot water to make sure it is open.
Some models require an after market drain heat kit.
Please get me your model # and I can look this up to let you know if you need that heat kit.

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Vic

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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    Victor Jul 18, 2009

    The water will drain into the drain pan below the refrigerator on the outside and wil evaporate into the air.

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    Victor Jul 18, 2009

    Hi, If you remove the rear acces cover on the outside in the back, you will see the drain pan around the compressor. Most newer models have the drain pan molded into the frame. You might be able to see the drain tube coming from the freezer side.

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