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Water acculation in refridgerator.

Water on trays at all levels. Have set a tupperware dish and it will fill in 1 week. dish is set near the rear , just right of the vent. Also under the slide tray in the freezer it fills with water and freezes 1/4" deep, front to back.

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I had a similar problem with my old hotpoint frig (top freezer, bottom frig). the defrost cycle would come on and melt the ice, but since the drain plug in the back of the freezer below the coils would eventually freeze up closed due to ice accumulation. It got to the point I had to shut down the whole unit and leave it open for around 8 hours to let it naturally melt the ice in the drain tube. I hear a gurgle sound and then a sound of water flowing, so I knew it was now draining again.

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