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Jenn-Air JCD2389G Side by Side... Problem: Leak

I noticed a small puddle of water on the floor in front of the frig. When I looked under the frig, it was dry. I think it is leaking from inside the freezer side. I opened the freezer and at the bottom in the back there is a grille and behind the grille, I noticed some ice. Has anyone come across this problem? Please let me know.

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Very common blocked drain to cure unplug appliance defrost then remuve bottom panel freezer side you will find a silver tray with a drain chnnel unblock the hole that should cure it

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The water is from the melted frost of the defrost cycle. The drain at the bottom of the back wall of the freezer is blocked so instead of the water draining into the pan where it will evaperate,it's pooling on the freezer floor and freezing, in many case when the floor indent is full the water will leak onto the floor.By pulling the refrigerator out from the wall,there will be a tube behind the service panel on the right side when looking at it from the rear,that tube can be removed and cleared,then clear the nozzle it connects to inside the freezer.

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