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I have a 42 inch GE Monogram side by side fridge with moisture and condensation (droplets) under the cabinet. Three (3) repair people have come by including a GE technician. It is twenty years old but the case, motor, condenser, ice maker all check out. I have been told it isn't a parts issue but that the insulation in the case walls is wet and by shutting down the unit and drying it out I may solve the problem. Noone can say why it happens, just that it does. A replacement is 7500 dollars. Has anyone heard of this fix and has it worked at all? Mark in Santa Monica

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"in the old days"rockwool/fibreglass was used as insulation,but it wasnt thick enough to stop the heat/cold from transfering to the outer casing,hence internal/cavity CONDENSATION.you will NEVER dry it out other than taking it apart and infilling with expanding foam insulation.still cheaper than buying a new one(i have never done it but an aerosol can(or three)of insulating foam sprayed on the inside of the fibreglass COULD work............in theory anyway.

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