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Ffa97g/frostfree my hot point fridge freezer has started making ice on the bottem shelf and leaking onto floor, any ideas how to rectify.

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  • Anonymous Oct 19, 2008

    My frost free fridge freezer is a 2yr old Hotpoint FF187E and has started making ice on the floor of the bottom freezer eventually water leaks out from this onto the kitchen floor, other than that it appears to be working normally.

  • Anonymous Nov 05, 2008

    I had the same problem and sure enogh the drain hole was solid with ice. A little bit of hairdryer treatment solved it.

    thanks

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Remove back panel inside freezer and you will find drain at bottom blocked with ice. melt off with a hairdryer and follow up with hot water till drain flows freely.
you may have a fault with the defrost system or the drain heater

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