Why is my stand up freezer leaking?

Why is my stand up freezer leaking?

If the defrost drain is clogged with ice, the defrost water will overflow the drain and leak from the bottom of the freezer. To thaw the ice inside the defrost drain, use a turkey baster and hot water to flush the drain. If your defrost drain freezes regularly, consider installing a drain heater to melt the ice.

What causes excessive frost in a freezer?

Frost inside your freezer is caused by moisture coming into contact with the coils inside the appliance and freezing. This is caused by several factors, including dehydration from changes in temperature within your freezer, exposure to air and food being in the freezer for too long.

Is it normal for freezer fan to stop?

Unless there is a frost build up preventing the fan from turning there are only 2 reasons for the motor to quit: A defective motor. A loose wire connection. You can have a technician check the wiring on this but most of the time this turns out to be a defective motor and will need to be replaced.

What happens if you puncture a freezer?

A freezer puncture is a big problem: it causes your freezer to malfunction, the temperature to fluctuate and all that food to spoil.