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Whirlpool gold my fridge has a lot of condensation in the freezer and fridge and the bottom of the freezer collects water. The tray underneath is empty. Could you help?

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Hi thanks for the question it looks like the drain tube is clogged up you can clean this out first turn off fridge let thaw pull back cover off vacuum any dirt you find find the evaporation tray that's where the melted ice is suppose to go buy a small plastic hose to shove up the tube clean out should be ok the appliance doc

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