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Water leaking along back interior to bottom under & over veggie bins

Over the last 2-3 months - There is water leaking along the back inside of the fridge down to the bottom tray over the veggie bins & also under the bins -- Sometimes has been full enough to leak out. (Note: The icemaker feature is not in use or connected so there is not an icemaker factor to the problem)

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Sounds like the drain to the drip pan is clogged -- maybe with ice.

Defrost water runs down to a drain in the bottom of the fridge and into a pan underneath where it evaporates.

Sounds like the defrost water is not reaching its final destination.

Here's the way the same problem was solved earlier today:

For those who have this problem with this model: The drip pan is in an open space on the back side of the refrigerator. There is a rubber spout that empties into it. But to clear clogs...you must take out the shelves from the freezer, unscrew and remove the back panel on the inside of the freezer. There you will see the water exit. Boiling water cleared it out.

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