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Leaking water from freezer side-by-side GE refrigerator

Leaking water from freezer is puzzling. There is like a small pool of water that collects towards the back of the freezer and leaks down under the drawer where it freezes. From time to time (irregularly) I find water outside the front of the freezer door. Nothing behind freezer and freezer/fridge still cold. Right now I cleaned everything up and shut off ice maker. Not sure where water is coming from.

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Hi, It sounds like the defrost drain is plugged. You will need to remove the rear inside panel in the freezer and unp,ug the drain. Once you remove the rear panel, you should see a collestion of ice under the evaporator coil. Locate the drain hole and clear the ice. Flush the drain hole out with hot water to make sure it will drain. You might have to run a wire through the drain or you can flush water through it with a baesting serienge.

I hope this helsp you. Please let me know if I can assist you further.

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