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I got two problems with my Maytag Plus side by side with thru diir ice and water. First one is for a few months now it has been creating a large puddle of water that is coming out from underneath of it. Second problem is that the freezer has stopped freezing food, it is keeping food cool but not getting cold enough to freeze food. Are there any simple solutions to these problems, or are these signs of imminent failure of the unit? Thanks..

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This sounds like a problem I had a while back. The drain line was clogged and ice formed restricting the air flow inside. This also resulted in the water leak. The drain hose is located below the refrigerator, above the catch pan. I used a chennile craft stick, which resembles a long pipe cleaner, to clean out the line. There appears to have been mold buildup in the line. I hope this helps.

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