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Water at the bottom of the freezer door

Hi. It seems the fridge and freezer are both running okay, staying cold and I haven't timed it but I think the motor goes on and off as normal. But I get a build up of water underneath the freezer door. Where's it coming from? I've already emptied the little collector tray at the back and fully defrosted the unit. Is it simply a poor seal on the freezer door? If so, is it possible to get it fixed?

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Hi there,
The seals around a fridge or freezer door are of a memory type rubber compound.
Therefore the way to repair / rejuvinate a seal that has become squashed over time is this.
Obtain a hairdryer and on a medium heat warm up the seal, you will see it plump in front of your very eyes! work your way around gently untill the whole seal has plumped up.
When done, allow to cool for a few minutes (if your hairdryer supports cold blowing then do that)!
Then close the door, you will feel the difference.
2 things to remember, firstly water and electric don't mix! Secondly ensure that you are only warminmg up the seal and not burning it, ensure you start from a distance.
Hope this helps you, Chris

Posted on Nov 09, 2008

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