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Upright self defrosting has small about of water leaking out with small amount of ice on the inside bottom less tham 2 years old

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You have a defrost drain that is plugged.You need to locate it and clean it out. Hope this helps.

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The defrost element has failed, ice buildup will be noted at the inside rear of unit lower. Replace defrost element (service tech required). fixed and many years trouble free, very common.

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Many maybes here. Leaking water usually indicates a problem with defrost. You need to remove either the rear wall or the bottom cover inside the freezer. Most will have screws, but some will be a friction-fit. Bottom line is to look for ice, either on the rear wall or the bottom.... wherever the ice is showing. This is where you will expose the evaporator (cold radiator) and drain fitting.

Odds are that your drain is plugged and causing the evaporator to ice-over. Expose this area and look for anything (I've seen peas, price labels, corn and multiple items causing the issue) that is plugging the drain fitting. You may need to turn the unit off for a day to melt the ice in this area. If you do, remove ALL product and place towels at the bottom of the unit to absorb the water that will accumulate. Not doing the towels could damage your floor.

When the drain fitting is exposed, if there is something obstructing the opening, remove it and ensure that the line if not plugged by pouring a small amount of hot water into it. That water should end up in the catch pan below the unit.

If there is nothing plugging it, make sure that the fan is operational. If not, replace it. If fan is good, my advice is to replace the defrost heater, defrost safety control and defrost timer... all of them.

Good luck. If I had a unit as old as yours, I'd not call a tech. I'd replace the unit.

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look at the bottom of your freezer, you will find a small hole or opening, it is a drain exit point of your defrosted water, try to clean it, maybe there is a small object bocking up the way or the hose all away down

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Was the door left open for a long period of time.? Sometimes this causes so much ice that it re freezes and can't clear the drain. The only solution is to unplug and let sit with doors open for at least 24 hours. to get all the ice off the coils. Then use a pipe cleaner on the drain then use a turkey baster to force water through. then a mild bleach solution. Check the door gaskets if they are ripped or loose or the door warped and not sealing tight this will also cause this problem. If this still doesn' t solve the problem it is probably a defrost problem Usually the timer or defrost thermostat.

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owners have the same problem. I was astonished that this was the problem and I had put up with it for too long, defrosting the freezer every 2-3 months!.Give it a try!

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and freezing up any more water coming down giving you a HUGE wad of ice that is scary!!! I just removed the screw holding the loop that holds the hose and put a bit of warm water down the little hole on the INSIDE (Behind the grate) to melt the remaining ice in the tube.You need to take out 4 screws and remove the grate to see this. I could not believe that this was the problem! I haven't had any ice build up since.Now don't tear your freezer apart before you try this trying to fix the compressor, thermostat etc. It may be the only thing wrong with it!

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