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Ice and water build up under the deli drawer in my RF6297AARS samsung fridge

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: water build up underneath deli tray drawer

clean drain hole regularly....

Posted on Feb 09, 2010

zeusfaber
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SOURCE: fridge bottom has water under vegetable drawers

Make sure the door is closing properly, that nothing is trapped in the door seal, and that the seal isn't torn or distorted. The seals are there to stop moist external air getting in then dropping its load of moisture as it cools. A.

Posted on May 16, 2007

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SOURCE: Build up of ice on bottom of LG fridge freezer

Is it supposed to be self defrost? If so then either underneath the freezer needs to be cleaned. coils if dirty will cause freezer not to work well. I that doesn't help you might have a freon leak which would make it under charged and would ice up like that.

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

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SOURCE: my ge fridge model TBX18k lg has water build

Remove the food from the freezer and then remove the rear freezer wall . Should be 2-4 screws and maybe a clip on each side on the top vent . Once the panel is removed , useing a hairdryer , defrost the tray below the coils until you can see the drain hole . Defrost the drain hole until water begins to flow into the hole . Use a small hose inserted into the hole and blow out any debris which has accumulated . You can also use hot water to help defrost the drain hole . Once completed , reinstaal the panel and of course , food .

Posted on Aug 08, 2009

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SOURCE: LG GR-349R bottom mount freezer gets heavy ice

Find the drain tube in the back and check it for a frozen state. If it si,use a hair dryer to thaw it. If it does it again, you have a defrost problem

Posted on Jan 22, 2010

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Ok. I know why this is happening. Or at least in my case.

The coil for the Fridge is stored behind the center panel when looking directly into the the Fridge.

What happens is the drain for the coil becomes iced up. It then wont drain and when the fridge goes into defrost mode the melted water will run out of the bottom of the center panel. This is difficult to see due to all the shelves in the way. i noticed this because I could see ice through the vent holes in my center panel.

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Remove the 3 screws at the bottom of the panel and single screw under the cover of the shelf rail. (This one is a little hidden) pop off the plastic cover first.

Now you can pull the panel off.
(Note. This can be a little difficult to get off because you have a ton of ice behind there keeping it stuck to together. Just ease it off as much as possible.

When you get this off you'll most like see alot of ice in the tray that the water is draining into. chip this ice away and then I used Hot water to pour into the drain. I would then use a shop vac to **** the water out and put in more hot water until the ice plug is removed and the water can flow freely to the drain pan under the fridge.

That is it. I own this fridge and I've been tired of having to **** water out of fridge with a shop vac every 2 weeks. So I decided to resolve this myself.

*disclaimer. I'm just a DIYer not a Samsung repair person.

Good Luck and I hope this solves your issue.

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