Answer to: Freezer on bottom- floor filling with water & freezing/leaking outSomeone wrote in and said he had his unit for four years and then it started having this problem and accused it of being a design problem. Well, if it worked fine for four years it's not a design problem. Something has to have happened to make it have problems after that long. After first fixing mine the problem came back. After cleaning the ice out again I pulled it out from the wall and took out the 'duck bill' valve, or rubber nipple, and it was clogged with dog hair. Yes I have two dogs. I cleaned it out and cleaned the fan blades and everything else I could find. Works great now. And it's quieter too. That's from cleaning the fan blades.
Answer to: Freezer on bottom- floor filling with water & freezing/leaking outI have a Maytag four door with the same problem, but I don't think the brand is important. What matters is the location of the cooling fan. Mine is at the very bottom and you have to leave a space behind the refrigerator to allow the fan to do its job. Poor design in my opinion. I've had the refrigerator in the same place for over two years without a problem but then decided to push it against the wall to give more room in the kitchen. After that I had water freezing in the bottom of the freezer. I don't know if it would eventually clear itself if you just pull it about 2" to 3" from the wall or not. You might try it, but expect it to take at least a week to melt all the ice. Some people asked how to get to the drain. It's not easy!!! Remove everything from inside; door, upper and lower baskets, slides, and the back wall. Behind that is the evaporator and under it is the drain plug. Remove the majority of the ice manually and then place a fan to blow at the evaporator coils until everything is DRY. Put everyt...