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My Kitchen Aid model# KBFS22EWMS9 is not making ice. Water is formimg in bottom of freezer and freezes to ice. I can't really see where water is coming from.

It's possible it looks as if the water is comimg from like the back wall inside the freezer vent piece. Also i might have water leaking elsewhere. Water comes out of water dispenser just fine. I don't have a filter on. I just have the plug in it.

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That sounds like the defrost drain is blocked you will need to clear the drain or have someone do it for you
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