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LG LFC21760ST water leaking on floor-ice under

LG LFC21760ST water leaking on floor at front left and sometimes front right leg of freezer. Ice builds up under freezer drawer.

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SOURCE: Build up of ice on bottom of LG fridge freezer

Is it supposed to be self defrost? If so then either underneath the freezer needs to be cleaned. coils if dirty will cause freezer not to work well. I that doesn't help you might have a freon leak which would make it under charged and would ice up like that.

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Ice build up on floor of freezer drawer starting under ice maker

since this problem is discussed over and over on various models, I point you to a detailed manual that shows (with images) how to solve the frozen drain pipe issue. This is the manual by Avi
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Posted on Jan 29, 2011

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SOURCE: My Lg bottom freezer refrigerator, model #

The drain for the auto defrost water is plugged up somewhere.You will need to look at the very back and bottom inside the freezer to see if you can locate it and clean it out.Also you may have to pull the refrig out from the wall and try to get to it from the back.Hope this aleast gets you looking in the right direction.

Posted on Jun 29, 2011

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My matag model # mzd2766ge side by side has been leaking water on the floor. This happens only sometimes but by the time we notice its a big puddle on the floor under my cabinets. is something blocked up...


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LG LFC21760ST: In freezer area floor, there is ice build-up. Water is leaking from the back wall where two horizontal openings are (near the center). We've turned off the water for the ice maker but this...


If you shut off the water to the ice maker, the only other cause is a plugged drain hole. Somewhere around the bottom of your freezer there will be a small hole that allows moisture to drain out of the freezer and into a catch pan under the refrigerator. If this hole is plugged with ice then the water has no where to drain but out the door of the freezer and puddling on your floor. The water you see dripping is condensation that has built up in the freezer itself.

To fix this problem, you need to dislodge/remove the ice from the bottom of the freezer and the hole. I have had the best luck using warm water with a turkey baster. Another alternative would be an ice pick or any type of utensil that can be safely used to dislodge the ice from the whole and the bottom of the freezer. I prefer the water method because it is the safest. Ideally what you want to do is force warm water in small quantites down the hole. This will melt the ice and reopen the drainage. You then need to remove any ice around the bottom of the freezer using warm water. When done make sure to dry the bottom of the freezer.

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