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Kenmore model 501-66812. Fridge has moisture build up on the inside and will soak a tea towel at the bottom of the frige after only 2 days. The drainage pan at the back is completely dry which makes me think there is a clog in the drainage tube but I can only access the tube from the bottom of the fridge.

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