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We find water on the floor in front of our Maytag fridge. Any suggestions?

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    Once we wipe up the water, it's usually dry for hours, sometimes a full day. Then we see another puddle about a foot around on the floor again.Fridge doors have not been left open.We cleaned the whole back of the fridge thinking something might be blocking something.

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First you should check the water pipe if there is a leak. Since you see the water at front then check under the freezer door you will see the water pipe going up to water dispenser and ice maker. Check it with a flashlight.

If it is not leaking from the door then pull out the fridge and check at the back all the way the water pipeline coming from the mains going up to the filter and then down to the solenoid valve.

Another way is shut off the water from the mains and check after a while if you see any water or not.

If everything with water pipe is ok then you should check the defrost drain pipe on the back of the freezer. Check if you have too much ice. If yes try to melt it either with a hair dryer or using hot water.

If there is not any ice build problem then you can use some water from the freezer side and check if it arrives in the drain pan which is under the compressor on the back of the fridge.

If you don't find any problem with above check if the door gasket is faulty so there is air leak from freezer which mean you will too much ice build in the freezer but at the same time condensation to the outer of the freezer from cold air leak and this will create the water on the floor.

These are the main possible faults for your case.

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Hi! Just a thought... Once you wiped the floor are there still drips of water? Someone may have just left it open or spilt something on the floor.

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