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Kenmore 25.8 side by side with water freezing in the bottom of th

The bottom of the freezer looks like its coming from behind the loovered device at the bottom? if i dont chip it out it leaks thru the door is it a condensor? and cant find the model number bought it when we moved in the only paper i have is that it is from 1999 energy sheet thank you

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    thank you for your advice it worked shortened the tube by 1/4 inch and flushed the coils

    now it runs free no water will use you again great response and help with the fix

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It sounds like the freezer drain is plugged up. When the frig goes into the defrost stage it melts the frost biuldup on the evaporator and the melted frost goes down a drain that is behind the evaopator cover. When this dran is plugged the water has no place to go and over several defrost cyles will actually run into the bottom of the freezer section. When the defrost cycle is over and the frig starts cooling again, the water freezes in the bottom of the freezer.

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