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Our top mount refridgerator is leaking water into the fridge. The water pours out of a thingy at the back of the fridge that seems to be connected to the defroster. My husband watched it pour out of the back. This seems to happen once a day, in the morning.

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It happens whenever the fridge goes on defrost. The problem is that the drain hole in the freezer is clogged. so whenever its in defrost, there is no where for the water to go so it flows into refrigerated compartment. you have to remove everything from freezer and remove the back panel. the drain hole is right below the evaporator. use a screw driver to break up the ice, you can use a coat hanger in the drain hole to clear the clog. pouring boiling hot water in the drain hole will help. listen for the water running into the drain pan, once you hear the water running down, you know its safe to put the freezer back together.

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