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Water leaking onto floor when defrosting automatically

I have a frigidaire refrigerator/freezer FRS26Z?H

water leaking onto floor when defrosting automatically...why?

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There are many reasons for this happening for example water leaking from a water supply line for the dispenser or ice maker, a crack in the defrost pan, water leaking inside and draining through the refrigerator cabinet, but most are cased by a defrost drain line blockage. Below is a link that may be helpful so try to take it all in and use the parts that most refer to your specific problem, Thanks Sea Breeze HOW TO FIX A LEAKING REFRIGERATOR OR FREEZER
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