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Hotpoint refrigerator Model# XXXXX Serial# XXXXX In

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Hotpoint refrigerator Model# XXXXX Serial# XXXXX

In the defrost cycle, does the water go into the drain tube and directly on the bottom frame on which sits the compressor, or should there be a separate drain pan?

Hello my name is XXXXX XXXXX you for choosing our service.

 

You are correct. On a lot of the GE top freezer models the drain pan is actually molded hard plastic and is the area where the compressor mounts and the water goes there. The heat from the compressor and the fan back there evaporate that water at a faster rate than it can accumulate. Very normal.

 

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