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We have a side by side freezer/refrigerator. There is water coming out from under it, on the front and on the freezer side. Water has pooled up and frozen on the bottom of the freezer. No water is collecting in the discharge pan. What is causing this and how can we fix it.

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Hi,
Here is a tip that I wrote about how to fix your freezer so that the drain hole does not keep freezing up.

Water Running in Refrigerator from Freezer

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