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Bosch fridge KSU 44 leaking water from bottom of fridge

Have defrosted fridge and it tends to freeze up in tray in bottom of freezer which tends to make the fridge leak. Problem has been there from beginning, (after warranty ran out)

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    Now I think I have other things wrong with mine,after leakage problem therefrigeration compartment wont cool anymore but the freezer part remainsworking as usual.Ive nailed this down to one of the following not working...Thermostat / timer / defrost heater.So one or more of these needs replacing.Imjust trying to look for a manual which shows the nuts and bolts or therefrigerator (not the "How to use" type manual which I have).

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Check the hose or the drain hole in the back of the freezer make sure hose is connect and the drain hole is not plugged

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