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Leaky bottom freezer on my kenmore elite refrigerator

Water is collecting at the bottom of the freezer and leaks out. this occurs even when the water hose into the unit is turned off

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Defrost drain is clogged. defrost drain water is over flowing into bottom. take back panel off. remove ice to find drain hole. use very hot water and turkey baster to wash out till clear.

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My kenmore elite refrig keeps leaking water from what appears to be condensation. It gets so bad that the ice maker door freezes shut and water actually drips on the floor. The freezer is set to 0 while...


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Kenmore Elite - bottom Freezer - water leak from refrigerator


Found this solution on another site. http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/p.php?pid=6759829

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