Where does the water go when you defrost a freezer?
The melted water when your appliance auto-defrosts goes into a water collection point at the rear of your appliance that sits above the compressor. As the compressor gets warm during everyday usage the resultant moisture evaporates. The water collected during defrosting goes to a drain pan close to the compressor.
Why is the refrigerator leaking water on the floor?
Cause 1: A blocked defrost drain is one of the most common causes. This happens when food particles or other debris clog up the drain hose, which can lead to ice buildup and, eventually, water leaking out of the freezer and refrigerator. Clean the valve out with hot water and soap, and reinstall the valve.
Why is my side by side freezer leaking water inside?
The usual evidence of a clogged drain in a side-by-side refrigerator is ice under the bottom basket in the freezer compartment, in addition to a puddle of water on the floor. Defrost drain hole located on the back wall of the freezer, just up from where the floor slopes up to the back, in the center.