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Refrigerator side is not cooling

For some reason water which turns into ice builds up at the bottom of the freezer side, sometimes so thick that it comes out in huge wedges. Once I defrost the whole refrigerator, the fridge side will start working again. But after about a month, it will stop cooling the fridge side only and the ice build up is at the bottom of the freezer side again. It seems as though the build up of the ice is blocking the air from the cooling the refrigerator side or something like that. Should I just get a new unit or is this something that can be solved without spending a huge amount of money?

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You have a defrost drain blocked and a possible defrost problem with your refrigerator. Need you to get me the model number as shown in the photo locations below. Sears has a complete model number system that is confusing I know. Sears made it that way. Not sure why but look around the cold food door while open and look near bottom on the frame just above the kick plate. The number looks like this, (model No. 253.64802400 for example) I will need that number to help you solve the sound alert coming from your refrigerator. Find that number and we can go from there, Thanks, Sea Breeze
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