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Ice in bottom of freezer

The refrigerator side of my side by side seems to work fine but the bottom of my freezer has a huge block of ice in it. I don't know where the water is comming from we haven't even hooked up a water line for the ice maker of dispenser yet. Is this a simple fix or do I need to get a whole new one?

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    Bill Paxton Sep 06, 2008

    Mine is doing the same thing. Looks like the water is coming from behind a grill in the back of the freezer about a foot from the bottom. I just got the ice out and am starting it back up with the freezer empty to make sure. After seeing exactly where is comes from I'll remove this grill to investigate.



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Same thing - but I can't get the grill out. I have removed the fasterners, but it seems anchored at the bottom. It's not frozen, I thawed it out. Anyone know how to get this thing out?

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That is because your compressor it does not have the pressure the one requires at this time let me try to explain this.... iside your lines there is oil and gas may be f12 ,f34 or diferente ok the only way to make the gas circulate on your sistem is with pressure that pressure is done with the compressor or motor, inside the compressor it has valves they are call flapers so because they are made of on steel and they are open and close so many times for second they can be wear out on some mechanic components inside the compressor that make the pressure by pumping it thru the lines to the condenser thru the evaporator and return to the compressor deposit and then again when that hapens there is not enough pressure and that condensation is just ride there on botton of your freezer way to fix you may be able to add more gas to compansate or replace the compressor and refill the sistem how did you see the info

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