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Leaking Fridge I have a SMEG fridge freezer that I have had for about 5 years now. We recently moved home and since having moved our fridge seems to ice up really badly at the back until its about 2 inches thick. Then all of a sudden (usually over night!) it will defrost itself all over the kitchen floor. It has now done this about 3 times in 3 months. Can anyone suggest what might be the problem please and also a solution?! Thank you.

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You may have a faulty defrost timer, best consult a local dom apps store.

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