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WATER DRIPPING FROM TOP OF REFRIGS MAIN COMPARTMENT

FREEZER WORKS FINE, WE HAVE CONSTANT DRIPPING FROM THE TOP OF MAIN REFRIG COMPARTMENT, WHICH PUDDLES ON THE BOTTOM AND EVENTALLY OUT THE DOOR

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The drain is clogged.

This water should be going down the drain to a pan under the ref.

The drain starts under the cooling coils in the freezer but can be clogged anywhere. Some models will have access in the main ref in the top - rear, a small cover can be removed. Some will have access on the back of the ref. you can see the drain tube and an elbow where it come out of the ref. remove the elbow and check for clogs.

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