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Amana upright freezer leaks water on floor instead of in drip pan under it.

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Check the flor of the freezer if it is caked with ice your defrost drain is clogged
if not
take off the back panal
under the machine follow the drain tube
to the drain pan clean out your duck bill and make sure the tube is in the pan

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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  • if the door was not closed correctly for a while then a lot of condensation will be accumulated on the freezer coils. 
  • then when going into defrost it melts this ice/frost and overflows the pan or container under the machine which relies on evaporation to dispel  of the water.
  • empty the pan under the refrigerator if you can, then give it another day, it will get back to normal.
if you already checked this and think it is a different problem then let me know, i will help you figure it out. 
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