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  • Anonymous Jun 07, 2008

    Haier refrigerator leaks LOTS of water from the freezer, apparently. Started as soon as I brought it home.



    The unit is useless as is, soaks everything.



    Help,

    Mike

  • Anonymous Aug 03, 2008

    occasional water dripping from freezer

  • peternagy Aug 03, 2008

    Every 3-4 days water leaks from the inside bottom of the freezer side through the door onto floor. Seems to be coming from the bottom of the unit that sits at the back ?

  • Anonymous Aug 14, 2008

    Water collects and freezes in the bottom of the freezer, then leaks out at the door, collects in front and under freezer. Have tried turning freezer off to completely dry out.

  • lalit3100 Aug 23, 2008

    Water collects and freezes in the bottom of the freezer, then leaks out at the door, collects in front and under freezer. Have tried turning freezer off to completely dry out.

    I have exactly the same problem but do not know how to fix it. Can some one suggest it. please send me email.

  • MrsMac2411 Oct 07, 2008

    I have an Amana bottom freezer unit and the water collects in the bottom of the freezer until it's a solid block of ice and then it leaks out onto the floor. I emptied the entire refrigerator and freezer. Turned it off and let everything melt and then dried it all. I don't see any type of drain in the bottom which would explain why any moisture getting in is freezing but I don't know where the water is coming from. My refrigerator is 7 years old.

  • zberta Oct 25, 2008

    I have ice collecting on the bottom of the freezer than it spills to the floor.

  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2008

    Just as everyone posted above my freezer has ice built up on the bottom and is leaking water on the floor every day.

    I have no clue how to fix this.


  • dhs19791 Nov 12, 2008

    I have the same problem. Water leeks from freezer, top back inside of rerigerator, onto shelves, within 4 or 5 days the bottom is over flowing onto the floor. HELP!!

  • sid_669 Nov 15, 2008

    water leaks out of left front corner/ freezer side. have no idea where it comes from. water to fridge is completely shut off.

  • SDC8857 Apr 03, 2009

    REPLACED FREEZER COMPUTER BOARD AND STOPPED FREEZER FROM OVER FREEZING ONE YEAR LATER WATER ELAKING FROM THE FRONT UNDERNEATH ONLY ON OCCASSION

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I have a GE side-by-side refrigerator/freezer and have had the same problem with water pooling at the bottom of the freezer and running onto the floor. The solution is easy. There is a drain tube just behind the pull out drawer at the toward the bottom of the freezer. When that tube get's plugged, it does not allow for water to drain out into the drain pan. To solve the problem, first remove any ice build up from the bottom of the freezer and from around the drain tube opening. Then pull the freezer away from the wall and remove the cover from the bottom of the appliance. You will see a drain tube on the bottom right side. This is the tube that is plugged. Simply use a turkey baster to squirt warm water down the tube from the inside of the freezer (or anything that will allow you to squirt water into the drain tube) until water flows from the tube into the drain pan. It usually takes me 3-5 times to clear the line and once it is cleared, I run a little additional water through the line to make sure it's cleaned out well. The repair is simple and only take about 15-20 minutes.

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Water is designed to flow into a collection pan. The drain is plugged with some sort of build up. Mine was ice. I took the shelves out of the freezer and unscrewed the middle screw out to back panels. Behind this is the frost/moisture remover. It has a drain at the bottom and if it is plugged with ice it just needs to be melted. I used a hair dryer. Either way a hair dryer will be needed to find out why the drain is plugged. Once the drain is free the problem of water on the floor will go away.

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We had the same problem with our 12 year old GE side by side with water leaking into and from the bottom of the freezer. My husband used a wire fish to unclog the drain then flushed it with a little hot water from a turkey baster. Problem solved in less than 5 minutes.

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How do i solve it

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Normally depending on the model there might be a condens catch tray, if it's full and for some reason condens didn't dry out it will leak underneath.

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icemaker is iver filling and running down through the freezer, some of the water runs out into the floor since the door gasket does not provide an water proof seal just an air tight seal

the ice maker can be adjusted, remove the cover off the frount of the icemaker and back the screw on the right side so that the indicator in the middle is twards the minus sign and you need to clear the frozen water out of the freezer drain pan so it can go to the drain pan down at the compressor
it might take a few adjustments on the ice maker to get it right

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During the defrost cycle heaters inside the walls of the freezer turn on to melt the frost. The melted frost "water" is supposed to drain into a pan under the fridge where it will evaporate. I think the drain line from the freezer to this pan may be blocked. I'd also check the seal on the freezer door. If it's not sealing well it lets a lot of moisture into the freezer which means more water during the defrost cycle.

Posted on May 18, 2009

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SOURCE: water leaks out on floor on freezer side and ices

You possibly have a defrost drain problem or your ice maker is leaking. I will help you through this if you like. Let me know, Thanks, Sea Breeze

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

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It's probably thawing out because the freezer is not cooling enough. Check for dirty condenser or faulty condenser fan motor.

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Actually the leaking water is from the evaporator coil unit....(it is located at the back wall or underneath the freezer compartment). Under normal conditions,Self-defrost refrigerators usually dispose the water generated during the defrost cycle through a tube or channel that directs the water a pan (Known as Drip pan), commonly below the refrigerator unit....
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Hello and Welcome to FixYa!
Actually the leaking water is from the evaporator coil unit....(it is located at the back wall or underneath the freezer compartment). Under normal conditions,Self-defrost refrigerators usually dispose the water generated during the defrost cycle through a tube or channel that directs the water a pan (Known as Drip pan), commonly below the refrigerator unit....
The channel or tube is clogged and the water is leaking to the refrigerator/freezer unit, so you need to clear that blockage/contamination....Once the blockage is removed, the generated water will move through that channel/tube directly to the drip pan and there will no water on the floor in the refrigerator/freezer compartment. This is all you need to do....


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