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GE frig just starting leaking water at the bottom of the freezer side door

GE SIDE BY SIDE frig just starting leaking water at the bottom of the freezer side door

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  • NONICKNAME6 Jan 12, 2008

    No drain

    I think its from the tube that goes up the door at the lower hinge to the water thur the door but how do you open the door panel to look in side

  • Anonymous Jan 14, 2008

    clog drain

  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2008

    Same problem, Appears the drain is restricted. I did not see the solution on how to clear the drain

    How do I clean the drain tube?

  • fixen-jeff Jan 22, 2008

    I have an older GE side by side. It could be the drain in the bottom of the freezer, but also the water / ice dispenser has no drain just a plastic crome plated grate covering a depression to hold a little water that may over flow from a glass. Not knowing the kids were playing in the water and filled the little depression so when you opened the freezer door some ran down the front of the door, but looked like the bottom of the door was leaking. Just a thought.

  • aakhan9 Aug 16, 2008

    my Ge side by side is leaking water from the bottom. I clean it and it keeps on draining every few hours.

    what should i Do?

  • jlrg71 Feb 27, 2009

    GE Refrigerator on freezer side is causing the issue. Ice is frozen on the bottom under the bin and starts to defrost at the edge and leaks out onto the floor.

  • nbctcte Mar 29, 2009

    I have water buidling up and then freezing at the bottom of my freezer causing the door to not close all the way at times and then the excess water will spill onto the ledge underneather the doors. This has been an issue since have the side by side. Any recommendations for correcting the problem. Thanks.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    ge tfh22jr leaks water on the floor intermittently under the freezer door.



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The water on the floor below the freezer door is due to an inadequate door seal. The door is not closing completely, either a foreign object at the bottom, or more likely, the freezer door gasket needs replacing.

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More than likely you have a frozen defrost drain look in the bottom of your freezer section there should be a depression there see if its just a big block of ice let me know if this is the case or not and ill tell you how to clear the drain if not then we will look at something else please dont rate me till were done

Posted on Jan 11, 2008

  • David Fleming Sep 26, 2012

    Robert, thank you for your reply. I do not see a drain in the freezer area. Is it hidden somewhere?? def


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There is a hose that attaches to drain hole in bottom of freez. remove from back after taking cover off. i found needle nose vise grips work well. it's tight fit and awkward just be patient and don't break fitting for water filter like i plugs w/ food, dust...........chip away ice and that should do it.

Posted on Oct 11, 2010

  • 1tepeee Oct 11, 2010

    you need to remove clamp thus vice grips. try the hot water first see if that works.


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If water is coming out from door seal,check for ice under bottom basket in freezer,then defrost drain is plugged either inside or outside of freezer.UNPLUG fridge from electricity!! Clear drain with hot water from tap pouring it threw grill holes @ lower back of freezer.It may take a few minutes to thaw.
If there is ice on back WALL of freezer,see if it leads upto the icemaker hence either icemaker filltube is leaking or the icemaker itself is leaking
If water is coming from door hinge & you have a water dispenser the leak maybe the plastic tube in the hinge area,repair as needed.
If water is coming from dispenser down front of door,check the ice shute door & make sure its closing all the way.
Finally check to see if water dispenser is dripping,this can be caused by air in water resivour if dispenser isn't used vary often or the fill valve can "weep" when it gets old & tired & needs to be changed

Posted on Feb 28, 2009

How do I clear the frozen drain in the bottom of freezer?

Posted on Apr 06, 2008

How do I clear the frozen drain in bottom of freezer? I think this is my problem.

Posted on Jan 23, 2008

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