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Water freezing on the tray section under the freezer drawer.

We have turned off the water to the ice maker; thinking that was causing the frozen sheet of water forming on the tray under the freezer drawer.

Water continues to drip/freeze down behind the pull out drawer and freeze in the tray below. We have to chip out the frozen sheet of water in the tray or it will build up and melt onto the floor under the freezer door.

Do you have any idea what is causing this? The ice maker is Off for the time being with no water going to it. However, It appears the ice maker is not the problem. Thank you for your time.

Nancy and Larry Venner, Tracy, California

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Sounds like you have a clogged defrost drain tube. removing back panel of freezer will give you acess to drain trough, melt away the ice with a hair dryer, youll find a drain hole under there somwhere,pouring boiling water down the drain will clear it pretty quickly( i use a steam machine purchased from the infomercials works awesome, after you clear it and all water drain down tube wrap a piece of solid copper wirearound the heater( black calrod heater right above the drain trough) and stick it in the whole maybe an inch or so. now everythime the heater comes on to defrost it will prevent the hole from freezing over

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    Do I need to remove everything in freezer , pull out baskets and it's in the back?

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Make sure fridge is unplugged. Pulled the bottom back panel off. There is a white drain tube that goes to the defrost drain pan. Took it loose... it slips on. Remove the little foot valve on the bottom.... it slips on as well. Removed calcium and minreal build up... usually white, chalky stuff. Put it all back... works like a champ.... Sears said it would cost 250.00 for this repair....Took less then ten minutes.... in and out. Very easy...

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    Do I need to empty freezer, move basket s and bottom panel in back of freezer area?

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