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Freezer thawed, fridge leaking. Our refrigerator is only 5 years old. Any suggestions?

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Without a type of Freezer, I take it it's a froze free type ? Check the drain for food clogging it or the drain pan and hose to it ( may have a hole in pan or hose. Wrap everything but be sure to clean the unit from food that lays at the bottom .

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