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I have an Amana refrigerator with an ice maker. For the past two weeks, a lot of frost has accumulated on the bottom of the ice maker where the ice comes out. Last night I emptied out all of the ice, thinking that maybe some of the ice was old. This morning there was more frost. What causes this?

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Maybe a bad seal.

Posted on Dec 05, 2017

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Dtot, does the flap shut all the way? Sounds like you are drawing moisture from the chute. The flapper should seat so that no air is being drawn in. I have seen a number of these Whirlpools where the pin and spring retainer has broken off from the dispensor housing causing this problem. They use to replace the whole freezer door because the dispensor housing is not a servicable part. They have now come out with a kit to address this problem. This is not a fun job for a first timer. You may want to contact Whirlpool and inquire about the aforementioned. If this is your case, there is a good chance they will cover it. Catriver..post back.

Posted on Oct 21, 2006

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SOURCE: Bottom of ice maker/dispenser frosting over

Open the freezer door and look down the ice chute while you shine a flashlite up the dispenser cute from the outside. If you see light around the chute door, it needs to be replaced or something is wrong with the mechanism. The problem you describe is almost always air leakage around that flap.
Post back if you need more help.

Posted on Nov 18, 2007

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SOURCE: ice in the bottom of frigidaire side by side frost proof freezer

take all the bottom shelves and baskets out of the freezer. look at the back wall of the freezer. youll see a block of ice in a metal pan looking part at the bottom of the rear panel. there is a hole in the bottom of that pan. thats the defrost drain. its clogged. use a hair dryer to get all the ice out then use hot water to flush out the drain hole.

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SOURCE: Icing up in bottom of the freezer

machine has a defrost issue, defrost mi metal or defrost timer

Posted on Apr 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Water accumulation in bottom of freezer in Frigidaire FRS26ZSHB5

take out everything and at the lower inside back of the freezer you have a drain ..... pour hot water till it opens / the water comes from you evap when it goes into defrost and it cant get out the drain / Larry

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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