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Water coming out freezer door

Water drain tube is open and running when I turn off frig. But during normal use it tends to freeze up in the colection area and when it does go into its defrost cycle the water trickes down and puddles in bottom of freezer and then makes its way out of the door on to the floor. Is tyhe defrost thermostat not working correctly or is the defrost timer not shutting down long enough? Tim

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  • harbison Sep 06, 2008

    Kenmore model # 363.9542613. When in defrost, it seems that the drain is clogged and the water freezes at the bootom of the freezer until it can no longer hold more ice and then the water comes pouring out of the freezer every time it defrosts.

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Replace the defrost heater thermostat in back of freezer wall.You can reach it from the open front freezer area.Just take loose the back wall plate(s).Youll see it (maybe under alot of ice)clipped onto heater coil.You should be ok now. Please leave a rating!!

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