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Water leaking out onto floor

I have a wirlpool model #et1lfkxkq01. it keeps leaking water to bottom of fridge and out to floor. iwould think it is a drain stopped up but i have no idea how to access it to try and clean it. if im wrong please help me with suggestions or maybe a diagram. thanks scott

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Scott you are dead right with the drain. If you open the freezer door and look inside at the back in the middle of the plate at the back on the very bottom there is a small hole. This hole goes all the way down through the fridge and then finally to a dish that sits ontop of the compressor via a hose. If any part of this hose is blocked then it will find an easier path which is uually out the front and on the floor. The most likely culprit would be ice. Leave it off for a half a day or so so the ice melts then turn it back on and test it for a week. Do not turn the thermostat up very high otherwise the problem will reoccur.I hope this helps.

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