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There is some frost build up in the freezer of my Kenmore side by side. Water is leaking on the floor just under the door of the refrigerator but I can't figure out where it is coming from because there is no water on the floor of the freezer. We bought the refrigerator about 1990.

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Your freezer defrost system is defunct. Replace the defrost heater defrost thermostat and the defrost timer.

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