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Water is leaking our of freezer and there is frozen ice on bottom of freezer

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Your drain tube is plugged in the freezer. This causes the water to over flow into the freeer campartment instead of draining into the tube during a defrost cycle. The easiest way to fix this is to unplug the refer. For 24 hours.

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We were able to fix the freezer water leak. We unscrewed the false freezer floor and the inside back panel. Ice had accumulated on the freezer floor and the defrosting drain was frozen. We removed the ice by using a blow dryer then poured boiling hot water onto the frozen drain hole. The frozen water in the drain pipe hole eventually melted and the water released into the defrosting drip pan at the bottom of the refrigerator. Problem solved. We no longer have water leaking into the refrigerator.

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