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Water leakage under fridge

Hello,

I have purchased a new sailboat with an Isotherm ASU fridge built in from factory.

There seems to be a water leaking in small quantity from the bottom part of the wooden cabinet behind which the coolbox is located. Unfortunately, I cannot access this without damaging the wood.

I stopped the fridge to see what happens: the water leakage increased for a while (actually, a few hours until the ice on the cooling plate melts) and then stopped.

Apart from this the fridge is working well.

Any ideas about the probable cause of the leakage?

Thanks.
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condensation?
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The fridge may have a catch tray under the evaporator to catch the condensation, this tray usually has a drain in it, the drain may heve become blocked.
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condensation?
I thought of this, but where would condensation occur?

The cooling plate (evaporator) is inside the cooling box so you can monitor it easily. The compressor is under the sink: dry as the desert!

There remains the hose linking the compressor to the evaporator. Can it generate this quantity of water as mere condensation?
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