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Water leaking and freezing in bottom of freezer

Saw post about opening back panel but I need more detail as I don't know which hose or where the heater is.  Thank you!

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  • Sarah Olsen Jun 17, 2008

    The "photo" link took me to an online photography school - could not actually see any photos.

  • Sarah Olsen Jun 17, 2008

    The drain DID finally clear. I poured hot water into the drain tray several times - each time it failed to drain having to soak it back up with a towel and try again. I gently used a craft-type pipe cleaner and pulled out some debris, then the hot water attempt worked and the water passed through.

    Now I seem to have another problem. Water is dripping out of the small hole in the bottom of the freezer door where the tubing runs. I don't know if ice was in there and is melting or if that is a separate problem.


  • kinggood999 Nov 18, 2008

    Every couple of days I find a puddle in front of the freezer side! Looks like coming out of hole below door!

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You will have to remove the rear evaporator shroud. The drain system is accessed from the interior freezer compartment; you will see several Phillips screws holding the rear panel to the freezer rear wall. Remove the rear panel and clear the drain system by removing the ice build up and poor boiling water down the drain to melt and residual ice and to assist in removing any debris that may be blocked in the drain system. Once the drain is clear you will notice water flowing down the drain as you poor it in. Please keep in mind that the defrost drain pan located under your Refrigerator may overflow if there is an excess amount of water

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