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GE Profile Refrigerator - Small Leak & Loud Noise

My GE profile side by side refrigerator started making a loud fan noise this evening. This seems to be coming from the bottom right hand side of the appliance (when I'm looking at it). I shone a flashlight underneath the appliance and also noticed some water dripping out towards the back right - underneath. 
After some troubleshooting, I removed the water filter and the noise and dripping stopped. 
Do you think I have a clogged water line? 
With thanks.

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Does water come out of the water dispenser?

I is more likely that the tube that drains the water down from the self defrost mechanism is clogged. Look in the very back of the reefer cabinet, you will see a trough back there, if it is full of ice and water the drain tube is clogged up. If so, a little blast of air from a can of air (like the ones you use to blow off computer key boards will blow it out. Then the water can drain down to the evaporator pan and you will no longer get water on the floor.

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