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Water from defrosting unit in freezer is draining inside the bottom of the refrigerator ,not in the water pan under the unit


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That means the drain hole is clogh in the bottom back inside the refrigerator.Put hot water in until it goes through, the best way to clear it is blowing presurise air through it but i8f you don't have acompresor you can do it very careful sticking a wire until it goes through to the drain pan and once in a while put bleach through the hole to keep it clean(every 3 or 4months).

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Water from defrosting unit in freezer is draining inside the bottom of the refrigerator ,not in the water pan under the unit


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