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My refrigerator keeps filling up with water in the bottom under the pull-out drawers. I have vacuumed the coils and it still ends up with water. So much that if not noticed it starts running out onto the floor! I have checked all settings and they are where they need to be. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thank you, Rossie

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If you pull out the drawers, you should find a hole at the lowest spot. The drain holes likely have a rubber piece on the underneath side that looks like a flattened piece of rubber hose. Many times the flat pieces, which allow water to drip out, but stop warm air from coming in, get stuck together or filled with mold. You can use a pencil or other probe in the hole to gently separate the rubber 'flats' and allow the water to drain out. There is a drain pan that catches the water, and uses the warm air blown from the condenser to evaporate the water. Generally, they keep up and there is no need to manually empty the drain pan except in very humid conditions.
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