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Fridge filling with water

Our refridgerator is always full of water. Under the crisper drawers, on the shelves, in the drawers, on the floor. I have seen water pouring out of the area where the cold air comes from. Help, I'm tired of my food getting ruined.

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Re: Fridge filling with water

There usually is a drain at the back of the fridge it's possible that this is clogged, This drain leads to an evaporation tray usually in the base of the fridge.

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This happens when food or foreign object get into this trough clog or slow water flow out of the fridge section.

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The drain in the freezer behind back lower panel
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Has the refrigerator got a wet inner back?
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