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Maytag Freezer my upright freezer door of my Maytag/MagicChef 11.8 cu ft CFU1236GRW freezer is leaking at the bottom. There are two pressure floating buttons at the base of the door in the middle, if I press on them, water runs out. We have defrosted the freezer again but the water continues to come out of the base of the door. The freezer seems to run fine. Since it is not frost free, it does need to be defrosted a few times a year. How do we get this leaking to stop. We have to keep pans at the base of the door to keep the rug from getting wet. Thanks

Posted by ddhuns on Aug 15, 2007

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Maytag Freezer my upright freezer door of my Maytag/MagicChef 11.8 cu ft CFU1236GRW freezer is leaking at the bottom. There are two pressure floating buttons at the base of the door in the middle, if I press on them, water runs out. We have defrosted the freezer again but the water continues to come out of the base of the door. The freezer seems to run fine. Since it is not frost free, it does need to be defrosted a few times a year. How do we get this leaking to stop. We have to keep pans at the base of the door to keep the rug from getting wet. Thanks


Sounds like you need a new door gasket
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Oil and water on floor near upright freezer


Possible you have a sealed system problem, although you state it is working now. Maybe an overflow from drain pan is why there is water again.
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Defroster leaks my refrigerator leaks water from the inside of the unit. i had an technician check the problem. he said it was the defroster that was leaking the water. what should i do? soon i'll have to replace my flooring because of the water. please help with this problem. I am having this same problem with my refrigerator.  We have a Kenmore which was purchased from Sears probably 5-6 years ago when we bought our house.   It is a "refrigerator -freezer with autommatic defrost and top mounted freezer"  There is an icemaker but we do not use (it is not hooked to a water line because it won't reach one in our kitchen.) It's a Kenmore.  The paperwork says it is model #7113 the full model number given inside the fridge says it's model 253.71134103 Anyhow - every week I have to empy the fridge and mop up much water from under my vegetable bins and the top of many of the shelves.  It seems the lower shelves are worse - and the freezer doesn't seem to need defrosting.   There is sometimes a thin layer of ice on one of the shelves. Any help on how to fix this would be much appreciated.


You have a cloged evap. drain. the rf is defrosting properly but with the drain be clogged the water has to go somewhere which is generally in the crisper draws on top and bottom models. two way to clear up this issue. turn rf OFF for at least 48 to 72 hrs. to allow the drain to de-ice or take matters into your own hands and take the back panel off of the freezer and using boiling hot water pour it down the evap. drain tube until it flows like you just flushed a tiolet
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I have a Kenmore upright freezer-model LFFH2067DW2 -the red light has been on for at least 12 hours and the freezer is defrosting-water is leaking on the floor-there is a vent insidethe freezer and the metal above it is hot-I assume this is part of the defrost feture. The manual does not tell if this is normal or how long it takes to defrost the freezer or how to stop water from running on the floor--the freezer is blowing cold air at times--how do I stop the water on the floor and is this normal defrost?


Hi,I was made aware of your concern and would like to offer a few ideas you may want to consider. Water dripping down is not a leak during defrost condition as this would be the ice melting. Normally, there would be a drain hose specifically to channel the melted ice/water to a drainage system. The amount of water would then be proportional to the amount of ice melting as with the length of time to completely melt, drain away.Perhaps you could check the filter/drain screen as well as the drain opening for any blockage/clogging. You could also try checking the same on the drain hose as well as for possible kinks. Additionally, there would be a sensor behind a boxy cover that triggers the system back into operation. If there is still melted ice/water inside the freezer, then the sensor would prevent the unit from turning on completely. You may want to check this sensor and verify that it is dry.An exploded parts diagram would help you identify/locate the above mentioned parts.Good luck and thank you for using FixYa.
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I have a sears upright frost-free freezer, manufactured in July 2003, model # 253.23024101 which I purchased new. For the last couple of years, about every three months it accumulates about a 1/4 inch of ice on the inside floor of the freezer, and over the drain line to the evaporator tray underneath, and water then leaks onto the floor. On April 15, 2009 I replaced the defrost thermostat and the defrost heating element and the problem still persists. I also checked the drain line to the evaporator tray underneath the freezer. When it leaks onto the floor, I have been chipping the ice away and using a hair dryer to remove the ice that develops in the drain line and then pour a cup of water down the unfrozen drain line and the freezer is fine again for a couple of months. Any ideas?


Make sure that the fridge is level. If the drain pitch is not sufficient, this will happen. The solution is cheap too!
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Kenmore refrigerator with a bottom freezer leaks water on floor


Hello Wayne, You already mentioned the reason for the excess water. When the freezer automatically defrosts itself once every 24 hours the melted water drains down through a tube down to a water pan at the bottom of the refrigerator where it sits and supposedly evaporated by the fan back into the atmosphere. However in your case the excessive dust is preventing the evaporation phase to occur by the fan. You need to vacuum as much of the dust as possible and your problem will disappear. Good Luck Rich Lilja
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Whirlpool FUF20DPARWH Freezer


Was the door left open for a long period of time.? Sometimes this causes so much ice that it re freezes and can't clear the drain. The only solution is to unplug and let sit with doors open for at least 24 hours. to get all the ice off the coils. Then use a pipe cleaner on the drain then use a turkey baster to force water through. then a mild bleach solution. Check the door gaskets if they are ripped or loose or the door warped and not sealing tight this will also cause this problem. If this still doesn' t solve the problem it is probably a defrost problem Usually the timer or defrost thermostat.
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Admiral upright freezer dripping water inside on top


Hello. I can help. Once we notice anything different from before we start becoming more aware of small variations. Regarding things on the top shelf warmer than on the bottom, this is always true because, "warm air rises and cold air falls". If you want the top shelf colder turn the thermostat to the next colder setting, always a good idea in the Summer season anyway. Even though your gasket looks good, a ten year old gasket is not as pliable as a new one resulting in the moisture problem you describe. I would begin by applying a thin coating of vaseline to the gasket once a week for a month. This little trick of the trade will often work. If it doesn't improve the situation do replace the gasket.
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Condensation on base of Hotpoint R134a upright freezer


Sounds as tho you have an insulation breakdown. no repair except to refoam - and that is difficult to do
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