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Hi,

Water from the bottom of the refrigerator is usually due to a faulty door or gasket, a leaking drain pan, or a clogged defrost drain pan.
I will advice you check these area to fix the problem.

Posted on Jan 01, 2011

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The air blown from the condenser fan should be blowing across the collection tray, and will evaporate the water in a short time. If you think that there is too much water, or it has started to over flow the tray, you can try scooping the water out using a small cup, or place the corner of a large towel into the water to soak it up. In either case, turn off power to the fridge first.

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