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Water accumulates and freezes at the bottom of our freezer. Once the bottom of the freezer has formed a slab of ice the water eventually drains out of front of freezer and leaves a good size puddle on our kitchen floor. We thought it was an ice maker issue and disconnected the water line to the ice maker over a month ago however, water is still coming from somewhere? Please help.

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Your refrig. goes through a periodic defrost cycle whereby this water is produced. It is supposed to travel down to the evaporation pan near the floor of the frig. Your evaportation pan may be clogged, remove the front lower panel and get a flashlight and examine it., or the tube leading from the freezer floor may be clogged or have ice it it. Check that out and if the opening of the tube has ice in it, melt it with a hair blow dryer

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