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I have a water buildup problem on the bottom shelf of my sub-zero 550 r Ref . The door seal looks good but every few weeks the water starts to buildup and run out the bottom of the door onto the floor .

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The water should drain underneath and be evaporated by the compressor heat. Sounds like the drain is plugged. There should be a drain hole in the bottom you may have to pull out a plug like thing. Flush out the hole with hot water using a turkey baster. Pour a mild bleach solution down to kill the remaining mold. Empty the drain pan underneath.

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