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All of the ater lines are tightly connected to the duel solenoid The leads to the water line side are alove and I get cold water in the front. The leads to the other solenoid have no power, I presume to the icemaker. After standing for 10-15 minutes, water leaks from under the refreg. Where is that coming from and how can it be fixed? Michael Bean

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If you have a water filter, it may be stopped up. When filters are stopped up some leak into the condenser pan accessible from behind the fridge behind the cardboard cover. If it's full of water and overflowing try changing the water filter.


The evaporator coils frost up in normal use and every eight hours or so the entire unit shuts down and the defrost heater comes on to melt the frost. This cycle last about 20 minutes. The melted frost drips into a drain pan and through a drain tube to the drain tray under the freezer/refrigerator where it's evaporated by the condenser fan.


Your drain tube may be stopped up with ice at the upper end because it drains too slow because it's stopped up at the lower end in the evaporator pan under the unit at the floor. It can get dust and mold in it. Once you get the ice out at the top a little pressure with a turkey baster will usually clear it out. Flushing it out with hot water and clorox may help.
Make sure it drains quick enough to prevent refreezing. . The drain should be located below the evaporator coils on the inside of the freezer at the bottom of the rear cover.

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