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AnikeMan

Whirlpool Refrigerator ED25RFXFW01

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My side by side frig has 1 inch of ice on the bottom of the freezer every 3 days. I have turned off the water to the unit, I have checked the water dispenser and nothing comes out. I turned off the ice maker. Its been 5 days and ice continues to build up. I replaced a $100 gasket so far. I don't suspect a water leak since its been 5 days with no new water. Does this have a reservoir that has water and might be leaking, is there a defroster that is melting the ice and causing that much ice to build up that often. Is there another component I need to look at/replace. Thanks in advance for any and all assistance.

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Need appliance parts? Call 877-803-7957 now!

yup,at the bottom rear of the freezer,there is a drain trough that is probably frozen up and won't allow water from future defrost cycles te run out-you need to remove the rear freezer panel,remove ice from trough and drain hole and install part #819043 which will channel heat into the drain hole during defrost to prevent freeze up.

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Thank you for your knowledge and assistance. I will reply to forum with results.

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It works perfectly. Thank you.

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