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Water pools, then freezes in the recessed area at the bottom of the freezer. Then, after the recess is filled, water leaks out onto the floor. Is there a plugged drain? Where is it located? Where is the water coming from?

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There is a blockage from the freezer compartment(at the evaporator base) to the compressor outside. Once there is a defrost period, small amounts of defrosted ice collects in the catch tray under the evaporator, which then flows through a pipe in the frame to the compressor which boils the water away with its natural heat. To clear this problem, in the quickest way is to defrost the freezer for 12 hours then go to the back of the fridge and look on top of the compressor (on the roof). There should be a pipe sitting in a tray positioned on top of the compressor tray. Blow hard into the pipe and you will feel a little pressure untill obstruction is cleared. Once easy to blow into the pipe, problem is solved. Switch on.

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