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Water leakage every few days a large puddle appears in front of my fridge, and there is also ice in a frozen sheet at the bottom of the freezer side. I stopped the ice maker for a few days to see if that was the problem but it still leaked...I think we had this problem in the past but I cant remember what was wrong.

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It is possible that your refrigerator is not defrosting properly. If it has a timer defrost try to turn it slowly clockwise until you hear a click and about one minute you should hear a crackling noise indicating the freezer is in defrost. If the timer does not turn and defrost about every 8 hours I suggest you change the defrost timer. Let me Know, Thanks, Sea Breeze

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