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Frost on bottom of freezer inside refrigerator section, leaking

Greetings.  I have a Kitchen Aid fridge with freezer on top.  the bottom of the freezer section, inside the fridge part is icing and then melting and dripping inside the fridge.  I've tried different freezer settings, but it doesn't seem to help... and I'm confused by the dials.  one side says colder, the other warmer, but I don't understand if it's the high number or the low number that corresponds to cold or warm.  What should I do? thank you for your help!

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  • turtlewolf3 Jan 05, 2009

    THANK YOU!!!!

  • Anonymous Jan 29, 2009

    I need to know what number setting is colder and what is warmer for the freezer?

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Hi!!! You have a plugged drain line in your evaporator..For a quick fix just turn off your frig for 24 hours and set your temp control at the factory setting listed on the frig and you will be finw trust me..Good luck..

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