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I heard a sizzling noise in the back of my haier refrigeratorcoming from the freezer part of the fridge and took the bottom tray to get to the back from the inside and the coil was bright red and extremely hot and water was dripping on it what is wrong?

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the sizzling noise is water hitting the defrost elememt and this is normal - shows the defrost system is working. if water comes on the floor of the freezer, this may be the drain for the defrost water is blocked. remove the freexer back panel and the drain is in the tray where the defrost water is caught. if it is blocked - usually with ice - clear it with hot water and make sure the water drains freely. takes some patience and maybe several attempts

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