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Our whirlpool refrigerator is leaking water out the back. We have turned off the water source but there still appears to be water leaking from somewhere. Everything is still frozen and the freezer is at minus 4 degrees so we don't think it is defrosting. It is only two years old. Is it easy to disconnect the water line from the back to make sure the water line is not still letting water in?

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Hi, The defrost drain behind the rear freezer panel is plugged. Remove the rear panel and clear the ice away from the drain. Then you will need to flush the drain hole with hot water to make sure it is open.
Some models require an after market drain heat kit.
Please get me your model # and I can look this up to let you know if you need that heat kit.

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