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Hi i have a maytag sidebyside fridge/freezer the freezer is filling with water at the bottom and freezing and small amount of water coming out onto the floor occasionally

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  • Shelley Patuaka
    Shelley Patuaka Aug 08, 2008

    thanks Ive defrosted the freezer today there was a huge amount of ice on the bottom, not sure where to tip the hot water you suggested did you mean in the back top vent?

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The water is coming from the freezer when is defrosts. the drain line is in the back wall of the freezer and may be clogged up with ice. clean out the freezer and pour some hot water in the very back of the freezer, this will hopefully unclog the drain. if not, then you have to take the back wall out of the freezer to get directly to the drain line. there should just be a couple screws holding it; it is just an aluminum or plastic panel.

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  • Mike Durland
    Mike Durland Aug 08, 2008

    you may have to take the back panel out to see the drain line; it is right below the coils. in some refrigerators you can access the drain line without taking it off.

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