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The freezer is on the bottom of the fridge...and the bottom part of the freezer is forming a block of ice..just over 1 yr ago that i purchased the fridge. i tried moving things in the fridge forward so there is room at the back of fridge for ventilation. removed the ice and the next day there wasn't any more ice but the following day there was more ice accumulating on bottom of freezer..not sure why ice is forming on the bottom of the freezer..any help would be really appreciated.

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There is normally a "thing" that controls the auto defrost I had a freezer that started so it this out of the blue. Some how that "thing" got unplugged. It was in the freezer behind a panel in the back by the light.

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We had a similar problem. It ended up being a frozen pea that fell down into the defrost drain and was blocking the water from draining out each time the freezer defrosted.

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Here I am going to give you a lot of information. Because of the leaking your defrost condensate drain is most likely the reason. All on the page below may not be for your situation and some refrigerators do this over a period of time and the the water has no were to go but the freezer during defrost. Click on link below, Thanks, Sea Breeze
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Your drain line is clogged, that is located behind the white wall inside of the freezer. The water comes from defrost cycle, that happens every 8-12 hours. You need to defrost it and snake it.
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I have the same problem. After openeing the back panel from inside, I noticed a big ice in the drain. I removed it but pouring hot water spills the water out of the freezer and on the floor. Should I continue doing this until the drain opens up? If so, where does the water deposits? Is there a bowl or something that I need to empty out? Here is the picture of inside the back panel:


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