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Ice 2 inches thick in bottom of refrigerator

I have a Whirlpool refrigerator. There is a buildup of ice in the bottom part about 2 inches thick. It also freezes eggs if they are not in the carton. I have cleaned the coils but that was no help. The ice is also in the drawers. The ice is solid.

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The defrost drain is more than likely plugged. unplugg the fridge, take the back pannel of the freezer. remove as much ice as you can from the drain trough (putty knife works good). Once you can see where the drain spout is use hot water and a turkey baister to clear the ice from the drain. this will stop the build up of water(ice) in the bottom. as for the eggs i know it souns simple but turn the fridge down a half point per 24 hrs. use a thermometer in a glass of water to check the tmp. can safley run between 33f and 40f. Good luck.

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