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Thick brown liquid at leg of of refrigerator

I have a kenmore top freezer refrigerator about 3 years old. Every few months a thick brown liquid accumulates on the floor around the front leg on the swing open side of fridge door. Fridge works fine but I'm just very curious to what this might be and will the fridge eventually break down because of it? Erik

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The thick brown liquid is decomposing moss, from the condensate inside the unit finding a way out.(think of it as the same stuff you get around a shower tray)clean out the fridge using clorine bleach and dry thoroughly....leave the door open for the clorine to gas off otherwise it will taint the food.when the smell has gone then close door and switch on.(some people use milton fluid,but clorine kills all known germs....)

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