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Water drips inside and freeze then thaws and runs out the door

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Is the frezzing occurring at the very bottom of the freezer or at the top? if its at the bottom inside only then you have a clogged defrost drain, remove the food in the unit to expose the rear panel in the inside back remove the panel chip away the ice at the bottom careful not to hit the coils, clear the pan at the bottom of ice and pour boiling water into the drain and sometimes poking a long skinny object like a piece of hanger down the tube gently only an inch or so, helps. once the water flows freely your clear, on a side note once your done clearing the drain, pull out the unit and remove the back panel at the bottom inspect the drain tube make sure it is connected, you can clean up some of the water in the drain pan, but be careful of the condensor fan. put everything back where it was and your all done :)

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