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Is it a side by side?if so you have a plugged drain,if you can remove the bottom draw or bin,if you can't shut down the machine and with a hair dryer melt out the ice,when you remove the bin look at the back wall at the bottom,there's a hole there,when the heater comes on the ice melts off the evap coil and the water should drain down the hole but it's not,you have to melt out the ice and clear the drain out,i use a steamer but you can use like a baster or try to snake something through the hole like a piece of the hose that they use for the water lines on the machine or a plastic wire tie,when you think the drain is clear pour hot water into the hole,if the water drains then it's unplugged,if like a half a cup of water doesn't drain down it's still plugged but you have to clear the drain,the line is made of plastic so don't go crazy sticking stuff in there that will cack the drain line or you'll really be in trouble.let me know how you make out

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