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Water collecting under produce bin which has to be collected every couple of days.Amana model # TX21VE 7.74 amps

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Your drain is clogged. Every time it defrosts the water from the defrost should drain out to a catch basin under the ice box. That drain is clogged. You need to access the drain and clear it.

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This is going to be a clogged drain more than likely. Access the drain by removing the back wall of the freezer. Once done you should see the freezer coils and under the coils there will be a drain hole hole. Clean all the ice off the drain hole and clean out the drain. The best way to clean the drain is force hot water down the drain with a turkey baser untill water flows freely. Then mix baking soda with water and pour it down the drain.

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