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Water LEAK...HELP!!! I have a Whirlpool 2314273-REL Refrigerator. Recently it started leaking water from the freezer to the underneath of crispers. I'm not sure what I should be taking off and looking at. All the diagrams online are different from my model. Please help.

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I have had to clear the drain tube on my fridge several times, I have not figured out how to prevent it from reoccuring. UNplug the fridge first!!!!!
To unclog the tube you need to take the freezer lfoor panel off ( mine has 2 bolts holding it). Thaw any ice you see under the freezer floor panel and in the very back of the freezer. As the ice starts to disappear you will find a tiny opening about the size of a dime way in the back, this leads to the drain tube that goes all the way to the drain tray under your fridge. Get the heat in there (hairdryer) and then pour hot water in until you hear water flowing. A basting syringe works well for this part. Once you hear the water moving check the drain tray under the fridge, you may even see a corn kernel or a pea. If it is totally cleared you'll see water. Voila, put it back together and you're good to go.
Unless you get all the ise out you will find it hard to see the small drain hole..
If anyone knows how to keep this from reoccuring let me know.

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The drain for the water to get away when defrosting is frozen shut...
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