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Kenmore Refrig leaking from bottom

Water can be seen collecting on the bottom right side near some type of coil.

Discovered problem this am which water dripping from upstairs through floor into basement.

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Close the water valve going to the fridge and call for service it may leak from many places is hard to tell blindly.

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