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Hi, I have a 12 year old F&P fridge, model C270 which is working fine but has leaked twice this week. The leak appears to be coming from the base of the fridge as there is water beneath the vegetable crisper. The plate at the back of the inside of the fridge is still icy, as it normally is. Appreciate any help. Denny

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  • Mandurah Dec 07, 2008

    Thanks Ashburton. Have cleared the blockage and will see how it goes.



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What might be happening is that the drain hole for condensate is blocked causing water to gather beneath the crisper. look for a channel under the evaporator (the icy cold part) and there should be a drain hole some where near check this is not blocked.

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