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Water leaking out from the inside bottom Jenn Air JRSD245L

We have a Jenn-Air fridge, 1991, water is leaking from the inside bottom of the freezer. Water freezes in the bottom and makes a large solid chunk. The ice maker and water dispenser was disconnected long ago. My husband thinks it has something to do with the defrost timer. The defroster elements are ok. My husband checked them with his meter. He is an electrician. We were looking for a schematic and happened upon your site.

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It sounds from what you described is a clogged drain line pull the bottom drawer out and look at the bottom of the back wall. see if the drain is backed up with ice if so use the back end of a rubber handle screwdriver and lightly tap the ice until it breaks up clean up the best you can around the drain and pour some hot soapy water down until to you hear it going into the drain pan.. a cup will do....>>the water comes each time the unit goes into defrost as the heaters melt the frost build up on the evaprator it melts and is suppose to go down the drain but if it is blocked then it forms at the bottom of the freezer floor..let me know if you still need the wiring diagram I can email it to you. Hope this fixes YA !

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