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Water Pooling and freezing on floor of freezer

I have water buildup at the bottom on floor of the freezer. It pools up then freezes. This causes the bottom plastic fresh vegetable tray to freeze. The buildup takes from 3 to 11 days

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  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    I got only at dec 2012. but on that day itself my frige is fault. vegetables are not fresh, like to put in water. after two days vegetables or any thing, it will be... chee. i don't like that company...

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    water pools in floor just about every other day' looks like it is coming from bottom of the door on freezer side

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Most likely you have a frozen drain in the freezer section so that whne your refrig defrosts the water runs out into the freezer compartment instead of the drain pan underneath. the fix is to flush the drain with warm water to clear the obstruction. the drain can be reached either by removing the cover in the freezer area or by back flushing the line from beneath the refrig.

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