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Frigidaire refrigerator/freezer freezer defrosts daily water from condensor drains out onto the bottom of the unit then onto the floor.!

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Re: frigidaire refrigerator/freezer

You say defrosts daily... by that do you mean it freezes, then defrosts, then freezes again... in a cycle? Or do you mean it's just constantly leaking? Either way, I should be able to help, but I need to know more specifics first.

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Re: frigidaire refrigerator/freezer

Bit confuse with your problem.. are you having a defrost issue or leaking issue? If defrost issue... Check your compressor it is working? compressor - The thing that make noise behind the refrigerator...

Posted on Sep 05, 2007

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