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Condensation bowl/pan filling up fast. Have check seals and wiped them down. How else can you check the seals. What else do I need to check? what causes the water to evaporate from the bowl?

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This could have been due to leaving door open by accident so excess ice formed. water just evaporates with heat from the compressor

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