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I have a Hot Point refergerator. It started leaking from the bottom of my frig. I can't find a drip pan, I feel this pan is full. Do you know where it is located? Thanks ...

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There is a kick panel (somtimes this is a vent)on the front of the unit,with the door open you should be able to pull this off(most are held in place with expansion clips)your codensate pan is behind this & should just slide out,most are plastic,so be careful not to break it.hope this helps.thanx for using fix-ya!!!

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open both doors, remove the panel that is across the bottom of the fridge( there are release tabs over the left and right front corner areas close to the hing sides


after removing the panel you should see a tray that slides on rails under the fridge

remove the panel and inspect to see (use a flash light)if you can see the drain tube


I believe your drain tube is freezing up somewhere inside the frig

If you can determine where this drain tube fishes up through the back inside wall of the frig

remove all of the trays and observe the back panels there should be some type of collector tray

near the frig light Some models have a hot bulb to do the defrost

I suggest that you tun frig off with both doors open take a hair dryer and blow hot air where you think the drain is located to melt any ice and look down in the drain pan to see if it starts draining

Hope this helps

Good luck ( ps cal ge customer service and give model number I bet they have a design poblem

If they do they may have a work around

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