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Our fridge is leaking water to the bottom - there is no water in the drip tray just on the bottom shelf - it seems to be coming from up above and dripping down the back on the inside. Any help

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Clean drain starting underneath freezer coils. Compressed air is best but you can use hot water and blow in a tube until it is clear

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