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Water on shelves

Every few days find water on shelf. Once found some under left vegetable bin. Don't know age of refrigerator.

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It sounds like the defrost drain is plugged. It is behind the back panel inside the freezer. Either defrost the whole unit, or use hot water to defrost the drain line. Be careful it is located right under coil and the fins are sharp! My knuckles have been cut many a time! Good Luck

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