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I have an intergrated fridge freezer and the water keeps freezing over the little hole at the back then the water drips down the back of the fridge into my veg drawer I have turned the temp down but this has made now difference Any ideas Thanks

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Common problem with fridges. Suggest you get behind the fridge and somewhere on top of the compressor, there is a small pipe that normally sits in a pan of a sort. You need to blow hard into the pipe which will release the blockage in the system and that will clear the line. Water will then start draining again onto the compressor. That will stop the water build up in your fridge.

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