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Refrigerator leaking water on floor under it!

I have a whirlpool refrigerator side by side 6 years old and it hs started leaking water under it onto the floor under the freezer side. I can't tell where it is coming from. I have checked the drip pan no problems there and all of the hoses and fittings that go to the ice maker and water dispenser are good. It is leaking a fair amount of water but I can't tell where it is coming from. Do you have any suggestions?

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The leak is most likely coming from the defrost tray below the evaporator coils. A piece of ice or something is preventing the water from draining to the pan below your refrigerator. Unplug and remove the back panel inside the freezer. Any blockage from that tray will cause the water to pool out into the freezer or fresh food section. Thanks, Sea Breeze

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I would recommend that you examine the drain hole and physically remove all visible debris. Pour a mixture made from a teaspoon of baking soda dissolved a 1/2 cup of warm water into the hole. Baking soda is great because it helps to break down the cell walls of plant matter (like any algae living in the drain) and removes smells, too.
Then use a long piece of pipe cleaner to push any remaining debris down into the evaporation tray underneath the refrigerator.

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