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2 year old kenmore elite water leaking in freezer area

My side by side has started leaking water into bottom of freezer side. also frost build up on food products like a snow storm. drain plug? water line leak? please help

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Re: 2 year old kenmore elite water leaking in freezer...

Does this happen when unit is in a defrost?? If so, sounds like the drain line is clogged.The hose and pan are located under the unit.You can access this by removing the cardboard back cover.Find the drain line tube.I'm sure the drain opening at the evaporater is iced over.You will have to unplug the unit and keep the doors open to defrost.(Removing product in unit will decrease defrost time.) Maybe an hour to an hour and a half.Could be longer!! Try using a wet/dry vac to clear.

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