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Ice at the bottom of the freezer

The bottom of my freezer compartment is building up ice. I used a blow dryer to clean it up once but it came back. On opening the back panel I noticed that the drain line was iced up too. I cleared up the drain a couple day ago but the ice has come back. Is this the beginning of the Adaptive control unit problem?

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  • christoph37 May 02, 2009

    I've also been experiencing the same problems with my MSD2756GES - excessive ice build-up on the bottom of the freezer to the point where the bottom basket is frozen in place. From time to time, the refrig. seems like it's trying to correct the problem, some of the ice melts out through the door gasket and onto the floor with no real improvement - ice continues to build-up. To make matters worse, I just received a letter from Maytag stating that my refrigerator model is part of a recall of 1.6million refrigerators due to possible overheating of compressor causing fire. Maytag has contracted an authorized repair agent to visit my home in a week to make recall repairs. Have experienced nothing but problems with the refrig. since I purchased my home 18 months ago. Also experiencing problems with buttons that select between crushed ice and cubed ice and lighting inside refrig. Maytag claims no responsibility as I've tried to get them to be responsible for problems. Any help/direction would be appreciated...

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Bottom of rezzer compartment is supposed to be frozen( depending on timeof cycle) i wouldnt point to a defrost problem unitil the ice build up is hindering refigeration, its quite possible that thte defrost drain has just frozen itself over, and needs to be cleared to allow defrost water to go into the drip pan under unit

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Your drain pipe is plugged
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