My bottom freezer has a drip inside that freezes at the bottm and I have to clean out every 2 weeks or so.
Is my drain line plugged/ clogged?
If so where is it located and the best way to unplug/ unclog it?
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Re: GE TCS18PADBLBS Freezer
If the drain line is frozen or clogged then you have to remove the back freezer panel and with a hair dryer at the bttom of the evaperator coil thaw the ice that is built up in the evaperator pan ouce you have it thawed you can pour water into the evaperator pan and it will run into the drainpan if you pour water into the pan and it does not run into the pan keep thawing
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yes the drain is in the rear of the freezer ..you will need to remove the covers on the bottom and the back to see the drain..remove all the ice buildup on the bottom ..then use hot water to thaw drain...the reason for the line freezing up is freezer is set to cold freezing leftover water from defrost..let me know good luck/joe/
Your drain line is frozen. Ice thawed by the heater in the freezer normally drains down a tube into a pan on top of the compressor, where it evaporates from compressor heat. If the drain freezes the water runs into the freezer bottom instead of the tube then into your fridge. To solve this remove everything from your freezer and remove the access panel in the back or bottom depending on your model of fridge. Turn off or unplug the appliance. Upon removing the panel(s). you will likely see that the bottom of the freezer is full of ice. Use a hair dryer or heat gun to thaw ice and remove. In the very back bottom you will uncover the drainhole. I usually use very hot water and a shop vac to thaw the drain hole. When you finally clear it you will hear water running into the pan on top of the compressor. Somethimes it takes a lot of hot water to clear the drain. Hope this helps!
First we have to determine if the problem is a faulty water valve. Reason: faulty water valve can continue to supply water even after the IM or door dispenser is finished calling for water causing a drip feed freeze up problem, or water overflow condition in the ice maker (IM). Another common cause is unrelated, but caused by a blocked drain line often resulting in thick ice build up on the bottom of the freezer, water dripping onto the floor, or water dripping into the refrigerator (top freezer mount models only) and freezing near the lights or damper ducts after defrost. Fix for this problem is to remove evap panel and clear freezer drain line with hot water or compressed air. If this is not the case, and water is dripping out of IM supply line, remove IM H20 supply line from IM at back of appliance and see if the water seems to drip out, if so, replace the water valve. If water doesn't drip out at all, replace IM, or IM module depending on the model of refrigerator that you have as contacts in the IM are also responsible for calling for H20 supply. You will have no more problems after this.
look in the bottom of the inside of the freezer, you probably will see ice buildup.You have to clear the drain which is stopped up at the bottom of the panel that covers the freezer evaporator.Every 8 hours the drain receives water from the auto defrost and needs to go in the drain, if drain is stopped up it freezes and eventually runs out the front