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Two Problems: Excessive water in frig. Have

Two Problems: Excessive water in frig. Have defrosted and used compressed air to blow the drain tube out 3 times...problem continues to return after a short time. Also recently noticed the walls around the freezer where the door gasket seals are always warm. Defrost issue? Not sure if these are two symptoms of the same problem or two unrelated problems. Thanks!

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Most likely separate issues. First the drain after cleaning it out use a turkey baster and squirt in a mix of 50-50 baking soda /water solution., this should prevent any mold growth that may be clogging it. The warmth around the seal is either the condenser is dirty or the condenser fan is not working. If the fan is not working this would cause excessive water also. Here is a link that should help http://appliancehelponline.com/refercondenserfan.html

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