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Pooling of water in fridge compartment of my Neff fridge/freezer

In the fridge compartment of my Neff fridge/freezer K5654X1GB 'bubbles' of water form at the top and then drip down to form pools of water at the bottom of the compartment which do not drain away.What can I do?

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The defrost drain is clogged. Defrost drains usually get there clog right behind the back freezer panel. Remove this to get to the defrost drain and remove all built up ice and clear the drain and you should be fine. Hope this helps.

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