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Water comes into freezer section. Freezes on the floor in this section

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Water drips from the back upper area inside the refrigerator. Sometimes I find a small puddle of water on the floor. It is only 6years old. Model CTB1821ARW


Look at the back wall of your fridge and at the top centre you will see a small plastic tray about one and a quarter inch square, this is part of the drain system for the freezer defrost cycle, you will find that the drain tube from this tray is blocked with debris from the freezer.

To clear the blockage:
At the outside rear of the fridge you will see a rubber tube that runs down the centre and disappears under the lower section where the compressor is located, pull off the grill below the fridge section door at the front of the unit, locate and remove the water evaporation tray, locate the the end of the aformentioned rubber tube, insert the end of a water filled baster into the end of the tube and hold it securely in place with one hand and then squeeze the baster bulb with the other hand to force water up the tube, you may have to do this more than once but it should clear the blockage, if not you may have to use a short blast from a air hose.
When you replace the evaporation tray ensure that the end of the rubber drain hose is located in the tray.

Good luck!

Aug 12, 2011 | Maytag Microwave Ovens

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Just started to experience an intermitent wining noise which seems to be coming from the freezer section. Fridge freezer is just over 5 years old.


shut it down allowing a defrost for 2 hrs remove any ice build up ,Check also the machine is level on floor and feet adjusted so no wobble...good luck

May 03, 2011 | Microwave Ovens

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Water is leaking on then freezing on the floor of my upright frigidaire freezer. At first I just thought it was a fluke and cleaned it out, but he next day their was frozen water again. I also am finding...


Your freezer goes to a defrosting cycle and actualy melts away some ice formation inside the freezer, normaly this melted ice (water) drains trough a tube in the back of the frig... the drain is probably clogged and the water spils out... to unclogg it you need to find the uper end of the drain (where the water drips in) usualy way in the back of the frigidaire, than try pushing a long wire in downwards to unclogg the drain, also check underneath or in the back of the frig. ther should be a back to hold the water for the time it evaporates, see if it is not full of water or dirt (dust) i even foud some pet toys in there once ha! ha!

Hope this helped!

Mar 02, 2011 | Microwave Ovens

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Hi hope you can help, I have a 2 door fridge with a bottom draw freezer purchased new 2008 and I have lost the instructions.The prolem I need diagnosed is water leaking from the freezer draw. thanks.


Sounds to me like you have a leak, probably from an ice maker tubing connection or vinyl water supply tube itself. Have someone get a good flashlight and get a good closeup look at where the water is coming from. The water supply to the fridge's icemaker comes from the house wall, floor, or cabinet area of sink. Often they are connected to fridge, then someone moves the fridge to clean and the line gets run-over or tugged on too hard causing a leak. If that is cause, install a new line (hardware stores have these specific to ice makers, 1/4" vinyl or copper tubing) and it should be coiled several times in mid air near the wall, so if fridge is moved out it just uncoils not incurrs damage from un-noticed tension (full amount of water pressure in that little line).

2nd possibility for newer type fridge. All frost free fridges have a pan underneath that catches condensation from coils, from the pan the water evaporates into the air where balance is achieved and pan is never full. On rare occasions, like during moving, on some the pan isn't fastened down and can fall out of place, then condensation water from the coils falls to floor (not any great amount but some).

Jan 15, 2011 | Microwave Ovens

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The freezer is not properly draining and the water freezes and plugs the drain pipe. After a while the water drips into the fridge and makes a mess.


I expect the temperature of the freezer is too low causing failure of the drain.
Check the temperature. It should be between -12 and -18 degrees Celcius.

Dec 27, 2010 | Microwave Ovens

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My freezer side GE Profile Performance refrigerator collects water at the bottom and freezes. I have to dig out and cclean the ice every 2-3 days. I turned off the water line , but it still does it. what...


The evaporator coils frost up in normal use and every eight hours or so the entire unit shuts down and the defrost heater comes on to melt the frost. This cycle last about 20 minutes. The melted frost drips into a drain pan and through a drain tube to the drain tray under the freezer/refrigerator where it's evaporated by the condenser fan.


Your drain tube may be stopped up with ice at the upper end because it drains too slow because it's stopped up at the lower end in the evaporator pan under the unit at the floor. It can get dust and mold in it. Once you get the ice out at the top a little pressure with a turkey baster will usually clear it out. Flushing it out with hot water and clorox may help.
Make sure it drains quick enough to prevent refreezing. . The drain should be located below the evaporator coils on the back of the freezer.

Aug 25, 2010 | Microwave Ovens

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AMANA UPRIGHT FREEZER LEAKS WATER FROM THE DOOR


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Your drain tube may be stopped up with ice at the upper end because it drains too slow because it's stopped up at the lower end in the evaporator pan under the unit at the floor. It can get dust and mold in it. Once you get the ice out at the top a little pressure with a turkey baster will usually clear it out. Flushing it out with hot water and clorox may help.
Make sure it drains quick enough to prevent refreezing. . The drain should be located below the evaporator coils on the lower back of the freezer.

Jan 14, 2010 | KitchenAid Architect II KBHS109SSS...

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Always finding water on the floor under the fridge


Your evaporator coils frost up in normal use and every eight hours or so the entire unit shuts down and the defrost heater comes on to melt the frost. This cycle last about 20 minutes. The melted frost drips into a drain pan and through a drain tube to the drain tray under the freezer/refrigerator where it's evaporated by the condenser fan.


Your drain tube may be stopped up with ice at the upper end because it drains too slow because it's stopped up at the lower end in the evaporator pan under the unit at the floor. It can get dust and mold in it. Once you get the ice out at the top a little pressure with a turkey baster will usually clear it out. Flushing it out with hot water and clorox may help.
Make sure it drains quick enough to prevent refreezing. . The drain should be located below the evaporator coils on the lower back of the freezer.

Nov 06, 2009 | Microwave Ovens

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